A handmade area rug can be the foundation of your room’s look. Even if your taste is traditional, a contemporary rug can add a nice contrast. In a modern room, a wool rug, a traditional or Oriental rug can soften the look.
Look for a common accent color in your room and find a handmade rug with that color in it for additional emphasis. If your room is brightly colored, select a neutral colored rug. If your room is neutral, a vibrant wool rug will add a needed statement and focal point.
In general, handmade rugs or wool rugs that are dark in color add warmth to a room while lighter colored rugs make a space appear larger. If you have pets or children, consider a dark or multi-colored rug to hide dirt.
Find an area rug that you love and use it as inspiration to decorate the space around it. And because area rugs are easy to move from room to room. You can place them in different spaces to create fresh looks.