Lorraina Quere Shag Rugs March 23, 2018 19:47:12
A genuine shag is made with long pile strands or with a mixture of long medium and short pile attached to backing. These variable-length strands give shag its distinctive cloudlike look and feel. Such a three-dimensional character brings texture and interest to smooth surfaces like hardwood and tile floors in an instant.
Like all other rugs shaggy rugs are made in a variety of colours and patterns. However solid colours are very popular with this style and are widely available on the market. The advantage of a rug in a solid colour is that you can go for bold colours like lime green without worrying that your choice will overwhelm the room. You can also find rainbow shag rugs available where different coloured yarns are blended evenly together to further emphasize the shaggy texture of the rug. Black and white combinations are especially trendy at the moment.
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.
Next on the list we have Love Fur. Quite simply imagine a rug made out of faux fur and youd be close. This rug is made out of acrylic which when it comes to money means that its much more affordable in comparison to other types of rugs.
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.
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.