Ninon Doucet Shag Rugs March 22, 2018 22:22:03
Shag rugs are rugs that have a deep pile much deeper than the average rug. Translated into everyday language this means that the rug is thicker because the yarn strands are longer. This is why these rugs are sometimes referred to as shag pile rugs. The result of these longer yard strands is addictive luxurious comfort. These are rugs you can really sink your feet into!
Lets face it shag rugs brought about a cultural and design revolution. No longer are they considered the revolting rugs that you couldnt wait to throw out at the end of the year and no longer do they fall apart quite as easily. With better machine and handmade piling techniques an assortment of colors and patterns shag rugs are making a comeback!
A bedroom is a wonderful location for a luxurious hand-woven fluffy rug. Stepping onto a soft fuzzy rug first thing in the morning is a good way to start the day. Hand-woven wool rugs look elegant in a bedroom. However they have specific care and cleaning requirements. An alternative choice would be a thick sensuous shag made of hand woven polyester yarn. The two inch pile of softness this rug offers can help create a relaxing and romantic mood in the room.
One shag area rug that will cost you just that little bit extra though is the leather shag rug - usually made from cow hide or suede... or a combination of both. Like the Love Fur this shag rug is new to the scene but has already made quite the impression among those members of society who deem themselves a bit more refined.
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.
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.