Cerise Le Gal Shag Rugs March 27, 2018 22:32:17
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.
Size. Size will be a large factor when choosing the right shag rug and will be dependent upon where you plan on putting it. Will it be used as a runner for a long hallway or will it need to be large enough to cover the hardwood flooring underneath a dining room set? Would you like it to be round square or rectangle? Is it going to confined to a particular room or would you prefer a more versatile size that will allow you to move it to different spaces? Whatever your criteria may be finding an optimally sized should not be an issue since most styles of rugs come in various shapes and sizes.
If youre thinking that because shag rugs have their roots in the 70s that means they limit your home design options think again. Purchasing a shag rug for your house doesnt automatically mean you have to find other retro furniture pieces that match your new rug. In fact I encourage you to do just the opposite! Shag area rugs are a wonderful addition to a room that features a contemporary style. Contemporary design often relies on sleek lines and smooth furniture and the texture of a shaggy rug provides the perfect contrast. This allows your rooms decor to achieve balance. The crispness of contemporary style can sometimes feel impersonal but a shag rug is a warm and welcoming piece that counteracts this impression.
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.
Choosing the best shag rug for your home can be a lot of fun. Shag rugs are making a comeback and there are so many different styles sizes colors and materials to choose from so whether your home is contemporary traditional modern or retro with a little bit of legwork you are bound to find the perfect rug to complement your home decor. When shopping for a rug of your own there are a few key factors that you should consider and they include:
Shag rugs come in a multitude of colors and the pile range depth is from one inch to about two and a half inch giving that luxurious softness and lush style. Usually rugs are tufted or woven in loops and then sheared to get the short fibers but shag rugs are left without shearing the length and that gives them that deep piled lush soft feel. If you are looking for an extra soft warm shag rug go in for rugs that have a high pile of over 2 inches. The shorter pile gives less warmth and softness.