Buying an Oriental Rug for Your Home
TIPS ON BUYING AN ORIENTAL RUG
Having an oriental rug in your home adds a beautiful element of warmth and sophistication. These works of art always make a room more inviting.
How to Choose an Oriental Rug
When choosing a rug to be sure not to pick something that is too trendy. A classic design with a traditional feel will never go out of style. An Antique Oriental Rug is a great investment, the older the rug chances are it's rarer and therefore more valuable.
Interior Decorating with an Oriental Rug
Modern decorating with oriental rugs - When furnishing a room it is always a good idea to purchase your rug first and then pull colours from your walls, furniture and other decors. This way your whole room will be tied together with your rug and you will have a colour scheme that flows well together. Consider the size of the room and what furniture needs to be included. For example, a rug that is for under your dining room table should also be able to accommodate the space you will need for your chairs even when they are pulled out.
Oriental Rugs can also be used as wall hangings, especially rugs that are more on the small side. A rug that hangs in a focal point of a room can add such unique charm and character.
Purchasing a rug can be a time-consuming endeavour, but a pleasurable one. It's important to make sure that you are buying from a reputable rug dealer who can answer any questions or concerns you might have.
Most importantly do not get too technical, choose an Oriental Rug that intrigues you, an Oriental Rug that speaks to you, an Oriental Rug that you love, and I promise you will fall more in love with its beauty over time.
The right Oriental Rug will impress a stunning elegance to your room. As Edgar Allen Poe said, " the rug is the soul of a home."
- Tanya Shea