Eleonore Simonin Shag Rugs March 30, 2018 22:14:30
Shag rugs that are used in the bedroom often create the warmth and depth that was mentioned above in reference to living rooms. Large shag rugs can anchor the bed in a large room that is tiled or even those that have carpeting in it. Using a shag rug that picks up accent colors in bedspreads or curtains is a great idea. Because many people tend to overlook the bedroom when decorating a shag rug is a perfect way to bring some life and some variety to the bedroom décor.
Cleaning a shag area rug is simple just shake them well to remove the excess dirt or simply fluff the pile on a regular basis but occasionally you can use an vacuum cleaner with beater bar attachment but never use the combs or teeth as the shag rug pile will get entangled. They can also be dry cleaned for deep cleaning of the pile. Wool yarn and blends repel dust naturally so cleaning and maintenance is easy.
Now as the title may suggest there are in fact different kinds of shag rug. To start off well have a brief look at the Flokati - a rug that used to be worn as clothing by both warriors and travelers in ancient Greece. Today this popular rug made from 100% pure wool is sought after by rug connoisseurs who prefer something almost as soft as a cloud beneath their feet.
Still there are some people out there who only consider shag rugs as a nostalgic novelty and thats fine. But for those who are a bit adventuresome in their home decorating details shag rugs make for great pop out design elements for any home. As area rugs that lay underneath coffee tables or beds these specialty rugs add a touch of texture and style that highlight key furniture pieces within the home. If you have a monochromatic color scheme in a particular room like your living room for instance adding a large shag rug in the center of the room in a bold color such as red or purple will bring your attention to the center. Unless youre not looking to go for such a bold look cream colors and grays will work just as well.
Finally shag rugs have branched out into a new material: leather. At first the thought of leather rugs can be startling but theyre ideal for a bachelors masculine abode or for an executive suite. Made of natural leather suede or a combination of the two these shags boast thick ruffled strands that result in a sturdy dense surface that holds its shape against all comers. Most leather shags come in the same dark colors typical of leather furniture: black brown tan chocolate and sometimes white or red.
The color and texture of the rugs you select for a room play a large role in setting the mood in the room. There are an amazing number of rug sizes patterns and textures to choose from. In fact the choices may seem overwhelming. The selection process can be somewhat simplified by narrowing your search to one specific rug type. A shag rug is an excellent texture of rug to choose from. You can find a shag style that will enhance the appearance of every room in your home.