Lorraina Quere Shag Rugs March 22, 2018 22:22:01
Remember when shag rugs and shag carpeting was a cultural staple during the disco era of the 1970s? And remember that they only came in the most obnoxious colors like brick orange and swamp green? Aside from the strange color choices no one could really deny the softness and comfort that made shag rugs and carpeting popular. With that said shag rugs are making a strong comeback in the home decorating market and why wouldnt they? Unlike ordinary rugs shag rugs add that extra pop in style for any home.
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.
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.
Today shag rugs are made from a range of materials including acrylic cotton nylon polypropylene or synthetic blends. One version is made from cotton jersey in thick and thin textures as well as long and short strands. This material results in a denser form of the rug sometimes can "shaggy" shag because the mixture of strand lengths and weights makes them look messier and more casual. Shaggy shags often appeal to college-age students for decorating dorm rooms or to teens for their bedrooms at home. Parents also have incorporated shaggy shags into playrooms and game rooms because their soft feel makes them perfect for lounging about on the floor.
The shag rug really is popular right now and that is probably because of its diversity. A rug that can be used in just about any room to add style and texture is great! While shag carpeting will likely not be seen as it was in the past shag rugs are very popular for the time being.
Material. Shag rugs are made in a wide variety of different material including wool chenille sheepskin leather olefin and even recycled t-shirts! When choosing a material you should take into consideration a few different things. Will the rug be located in a high traffic area? If so then you will want it to be made of durable material that can withstand a lot of foot traffic. Olefin or another type of synthetic material may be your best choice. If your plan is to use a shag rug to add warmth to a room then a high pile flokati rug may be an option to consider. Flokati rugs are made of 100% wool and come in piles as high as four inches adding softness and warmth to any room.