Posted by Joel Schreier in Fuzz Buzz Flooring on 1/31/2017

For many of us, new flooring is simply not always in reach. However, this doesn't mean you have to neglect your floors. Layering with an area rug is the perfect way to add warmth, dimension and interest to a room, and an easy way to keep your home on trend at a price that won't break the bank. Our recommendation for finding the perfect area rug? Find a wall to wall (or broadloom) carpet you love, and have it cut and bound to your ideal dimensions. Insider tip: Depending on the size you're looking for, you may be able to utilize a carpet remnant, saving yourself even more money. We've compiled 12 of our favorite wall to wall carpets that would make beautiful, on trend area rugs:

Go Geo

Geometric designs are everywhere in interiors and for good reason. Adding a geometric rug not only adds interest to a design, but is a wonderful way to break up an open concept layout to define an individual room or space. Dip your toe into this trend by opting for a subtle design within a neutral color family.

Geometric Area Rugs
From Top To Bottom: Shady Grove by Tigressa Cherish in Iced Ivory, Stencils by Evans Black in Ceramic, Orleans by Evans Black in Denim

Natural Fibers

Natural textiles and materials continue to make waves in the world of interior design and flooring has not been left behind. We're seeing an increase in the amount of styles that evoke the look of naturally fibers like jute and sisal. Not only is this design extremely approachable, but it also nurtures a sense of well-being a comfort.

Geometric Area Rugs
From Top To Bottom: Sunday Papers by Evans Black in Briar Bush, Diamond Sun by Bigelow in Raffia Basket, Pindall by Innovia Touch in Eggshell

Mosaic Motif

Mosaic-style design is one of this year's top trends in flooring, and what better way to dabble than with an area rug. With so many colors and patterns, the options are endless for a mosaic-style area rug.

Geometric Area Rugs
From top to bottom: Barston by Bigelow in Armada, Lackridge by Weavepoint in Fine Lilac, Maple Hill by Bigelow Prestige in Blue

Striking Striations

Combining organic textural qualities with luxurious, lustrous accents, area rugs are mimicking the natural characteristics of wood and stone, making the perfect pair for rustic hardwood and matte tile flooring. This trending construction is achieved with an increasing use of striations along with blends of beige, gold, gray and taupe fibers.

Geometric Area Rugs
From top to bottom: Samantha's Sister by Bigelow in Lava Ridge, String Serenade by Lees Studio in Oshea, Cottleville Tones II by Carpet One in Blueridge

Love what you see? Shop these looks and more at at Home Carpet One or order free samples online.


Tags: rugs , area rugs , carpet , style , natural fibers , mosaic

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