How a Teal Outdoor Rug can Highlight your Room Decor
A teal outdoor rug can highlight your existing decor or the decor you’re going to add in later by matching the decor’s style and mood. It can also help establish or enunciate the color scheme and set up your area according to your style and needs.
Decorating with a Teal Outdoor Rug
Teal is a popular color with a variety of design styles, such as modern decor, coastal, farmhouse, traditional, and other popular design styles. When it comes to decorating with your teal outdoor rug, you can pair the rug with pillows, blankets, candles, lanterns, poufs, and so on.
Choosing which Teal Outdoor Rug is Right for You
When you’re shopping for your teal outdoor rug, there are many ways you can narrow down your search to help you hone in on the rug that’s right for you. First though, you need to decide a few things for yourself.
Position: Outdoor area rugs are often stationed with the main seating or beneath your dining table. You can also use a rug on concrete surfaces near the pool, in a portico, or other outdoor areas. When considering how to position the rug with other furniture, there are a few standard ways people tend to set it up.
With outdoor seating, the rug can be either completely underneath the seating, just under the front two legs, or completely in front of the chairs. You can also center the rug in the middle of the seating if you have a “U” setup or two rows of chairs sitting opposite of one another. As for the dining area, rugs tend to be stationed directly beneath the dining room table and can mimic the shape of the table or dare to be different.
Size: Size is yet another factor to determine, and the size of your teal outdoor area rug also impacts how you place it. For example, you may place a 3x5 rug in front of the sofa area, but you likely won’t place it completely under the furniture, since you don’t want to hide the small rug under the furniture. There’s also the matter of scale, which is balancing the sizes of the rug, furniture, and decor so that it looks balanced and nothing is too large or small compared to one another. Fortunately it is easy to judge scale just by looking at an area; it is natural to gauge whether something is out of sorts or unbalanced with the other pieces.
Shape: The shape of the rug is vital as well, since it can help set the tone of your outdoor space. Rectangular rugs and round rugs are popular choices, but there are other options such as square rugs, oval rugs, and other shapes. The shape can contribute to the mood and style, so don’t overlook this step when choosing your rug.
Pattern: The pattern in your teal outdoor area rug can also impact the style. There are plenty of patterns that have more ornate, persian designs that fit well in elegant and traditional spaces. There are plenty of other rugs that have geometric patterns, artistic designs, abstract color blending, and other options. There are even rugs that imitate the appearance of tile, so be sure to browse through all the pattern options until you find one that strikes you.
Shades/Pairings: You may have narrowed your search down on a teal outdoor rug, but you still need to consider the shade of teal and what other colors (if any) are paired with the teal. Distressed hues look great with homey styles like farmhouse style and coastal, while more refined and sharp colors can work in modern spaces. Teal can also be paired with red, orange, ivory, other blues, and so many other tones to create your perfect color scheme and establish your outdoor area as the best one in the neighborhood.
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