How a 5 and 6 Foot Round Rug Can Highlight Your Room Decor
5 and 6 foot round rugs can highlight the room’s decor by reinforcing the overarching color scheme, setting the tone, and fitting into the same style. A rug should never take away from the room’s other decor; instead, the rug should be used as a key part of the room’s overarching design. By looking for similar colors, tones, and motifs, your 5 and 6 foot round area rugs can perfectly fit into your home’s aesthetic.
Decorating With a 5 and 6 Foot Round Rug
When decorating with a 5 and 6 foot round rug, it is vital to realize just how many options you have in terms of material, color palette, designs, pile height, and other variations. Round rugs are popular across a variety of styles, so whether your home is bohemian, farmhouse, coastal, or modern, you can use a round rug to accent your space.
Choosing Which 5 and 6 Foot Round Rug is Right for You
To narrow your search for the perfect 5 and 5 foot round rugs, consider these key areas.
Position: One of the first steps of the process is to finalize the room’s layout and determine where you’d like to place your rug. This is also a good time to finalize the shape and size of your rug or change course. Each home is unique with different room sizes and furniture layouts, but these general guidelines will give you some inspiration.
Living Room: If you have a smaller living room and smaller seating area, then a 5 or 6 foot round rug can perfectly suit that space. Oftentimes, at least a part of the furniture will overlap with the rug so that the space feels tied together. Another option is to use a 5 or 6 foot rug elsewhere in a large living room to establish a separate seating area.
Dining Room: A 6 foot round rug may work beneath a small round table if your space is particularly limited. In an ideal world, you should have between one and two feet of extra rug on each side of the table for chairs, so a 7 and 8 foot round rug may work better depending on what your dining room will allow.
Bedroom: A 5 and 6 foot round area rug can accent a twin bed when it’s placed under the bottom two-thirds of the bed. This size rug can also be paired with larger beds, but it may push the rug closer to the foot of the bed or to the side of the bed so the rug is not hidden beneath the bed.
Kitchen/Bathrooms: You can add a 5 and 6 foot round rug to either of these rooms if there is an open space large enough. Oftentimes, these rugs serve the decorative purpose of dressing up a room, but they can also create comfortable areas in the middle of the room or by fixtures you tend to stand at.
Outdoors: 5 and 6 foot round rugs are available for outdoor spaces as well, so you can add one to a deck’s seating area, a dining space, or another recreational area. For layout ideas, refer back to similar indoor spaces.
Material: The rug’s material is a big part of the rug’s comfort, durability, and style, so you should decide on the rug’s material early in the process as well. Popular materials like jute, wool, cotton, polypropylene, and other materials are each known for different softness, texture, and appearance, so you should choose a rug that will suit every aspect of the room’s purpose. Machine washable rugs are a fantastic option for homes where there is more traffic, and to stay in control of the flow of traffic, add a 5 and 6 foot round rug pad to your rug for optimal comfort and grip.
Pattern: The rug’s design has a huge impact on the room’s style and tone. Oriental and Persian prints are popular across a variety of styles, and then there are other more defined designs like bohemian, contemporary, and nautical. When choosing a rug’s pattern, look at your existing decor for similar imagery, shapes, and motifs that can connect the rug to your other decor.
Color: Color is another crucial aspect in choosing a rug. Even neutral tones such as black, white, grey, and beige have different tones depending on their shade and what other colors they are used with. Once again, study your existing color scheme for similar colors and tone to ensure the room feels cohesive.
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