Ninon Doucet Shag Rugs March 30, 2018 22:14:36
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.
No longer are consumers limited to just atrocious looking colors when theyre shopping for shag rugs. With colors that line the entire spectrum of the Pantone rainbow finding the right rug for your home has never been easier. Additionally shag rug designs arent just limited to one solid color; stripes patterns and even tie dye patterns are the newest rage in contemporary rug artistry.
Thanks to the resurgence of modern shag rugs more traditional forms of the style are being rediscovered as well. Among these are Flokati rugs from Greece and Aros rugs from New Zealand. Both rugs use exceptionally soft wool as their material which is then processed and hand woven in ways that result in rugs of unmatched softness and value. These styles of rugs provide the same three-dimensional texture to a room that shag rugs do but their texture is more like powder puffs than the bushy effect of modern shags. The most heavenly aspect of Flokati and Aros rugs are the way they feel against the feet a luxurious softness thats virtually unmatched by any other style of rug. This makes Flokati and Aros rugs perfect for bedrooms where relaxation is a guiding principle.
These attractive rugs are perfect to separate the areas in the open floor plan houses but on the other side can even help make the room a unit by creatively using a rug. From being used as a hall runner to bathroom mats or rugs their thickness and softness makes then a well desired addition to any room.
Shag rugs were in vogue during the 1960s and 70s and have made a popular comeback in the recent years. Soft plush and stylish shag area rugs make excellent area rugs and that is an important reason for being adapted in newly built and renovated homes. From retro decors to contemporary elegance shag rugs have taken the interiors by storm.