Don't you love how large oriental rugs look when they're used as the centerpiece of a room? With thousands of options, we're sure to have the perfect one for your decor.
Large oriental rugs have thousands of years of history with designs from across the rug belt. They feature any color you can imagine, meaning that there's an oriental rug for any occasion. And with modern materials and techniques, these rugs are softer and more durable than ever.
Use the ideas below to imagine how you might use one of these large oriental area rugs in your home. All three take inspiration from how professional decorators like to use these rugs in their designs.
You can use extra large oriental rugs in any room with enough space to excellent effect. With a lot of floor area to cover, the intricate detailing on these rugs can shine. Pick a color that goes with existing accents or opt for a neutral to balance the colors you already use in the room.
You can place large round oriental rugs in traditional dining rooms with round tables. Matching the shape of your rug with your table makes the room appear expertly designed, and the round shape can make your space feel bigger.
You can use a large vintage oriental rug in a country casual kitchen to protect the floor and make your room more inviting. The kitchen is an excellent place to display a light-colored oriental rug, which will make the area feel brighter.
A Closer Look at Large Oriental Rugs
When you're shopping for large oriental area rugs, the first thing to consider is how you will keep your purchase looking nice. One of these beauties can be an investment for your home, and it can last for decades. The tips below will get you started with rug care:
Research the material(s) your rug is made from to learn specific care instructions. Buy any special detergents or cleaning tools you might need before placing your rug to make sure you're always prepared for messes.
Clean your rug at least once per week, depending on your lifestyle, and do a deep cleaning at least once per year.
Look for low and moderate traffic zones to place your rug in. The less foot traffic your rug is subjected to, the easier it will be to keep clean. If you don't already have one, consider implementing a no-shoe rule for your home.
Is A Large Oriental Rug Right For Me?
Before you purchase your large rug, you'll want to make sure you know exactly what you're looking for. Ask yourself the questions below to make sure that a large oriental rug is perfect for your decor:
What color(s) would go with your existing decor?
Is there any style other than oriental that you think would go well with your home?
What size of rug will you need based on your room's dimensions?
Choosing the Perfect Large Oriental Rugs
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