Tips for Decorating Your Home

Tips for Decorating Your Home

Tips for Decorating Your Home with Traditional Carpets

When it comes to adding warmth, charm, and character to your living space, you can’t beat a traditional carpet. And they’re not just for classic interiors; a well chosen carpet can work beautifully with a modern décor scheme too.

Looking for inspiration? From the living room to the bedroom, here are some creative ways to elevate your home with traditional carpets.

Make it a Focal Point in the Living Room

A vintage carpet is a celebration of colour and pattern, so why not put it centre stage in your living room? Choose an intricately designed Turkish carpet that covers a significant portion of the floor and keep the rest of your décor neutral to let the beauty of your carpet stand out. A vibrant vintage carpet with a large central medallion is particularly effective at drawing the eye.

Get Layering

Play with layering by setting a vintage carpet over a larger, neutral-colored rug. This will add depth and visual interest to your living space while showcasing the intricate details of your traditional carpet. It’s practical, too: you’ll experience better soundproofing, seal in warmth, and enjoy extra cushioning underfoot.  

Mix and Match for a Boho Look

When you’re looking for a carpet for your living room, it can be tempting to play it safe with neutral colours and subdued patterns. However, mixing different patterns together can create a stunning boho effect. The trick is to coordinate your colours – as long as you are working within the same colour palette, you can pair an intricate Arabic carpet with checks, stripes or florals with confidence.

Look Beyond the Living Room

Whether you’re using a large carpet to zone off a particular area or a small rug to elevate an awkward corner, a traditional carpet will look wonderful in your living room. But there’s no need to stop there: vintage carpets are perfect for every room in your home. Add a traditional runner to your hallway to create a welcoming vibe; warm up your kitchen floor with a narrow vintage carpet; or place one beside the bed to create a soft landing for your feet every morning.

Embrace Luxury Textures

While traditional carpets are defined by their classic design and intricate patterns, there’s an enormous amount of variation – and there’s plenty to choose from in terms of texture. Try a carved-pile carpet with a raised pattern to add depth to your décor, or opt for a deep pile carpet with a soft feel for an extra layer of luxury. You might even want to use a small traditional carpet as a wall hanging to add texture to your walls.

Buy Traditional Carpets in Dubai

Looking for a traditional carpet that will complement a modern home in Dubai? Browse our collection of vintage carpets at Carpet Centre. Available in an array of colours and styles, our rectangular rugs, runners and round carpets are made from modern materials to put a contemporary twist on traditional carpet design. 

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