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How to style a room using Tribal Rugs, Turkish Kilims and Afghan Carpets?

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How to style a room using Tribal Rugs, Turkish Kilims and Afghan Carpets?

A Hand-woven or hand-knotted technique was started by the refugees and such type of carpets are called tribal carpets. A handmade tribal carpet and rug can be considered as a decorative accent but in reality, this is the real foundation of the grand surface. If we talk about tribal rugs, then they are available in various designs and many sizes. There are two main categories or carpet types known mainly as tribal carpet and rug. The first is Afghan carpet and the other is Kilim. These are 100% traditional pattern because these designs have been originated many years ago and are local to their geographical location. Find some creative ideas for decorating a room in a right way using a beautiful tribal carpet.

Perfect size rug for providing perfection to a decor:

The shape is the main factor or we can say that if you want to decorate your room correctly, then this is a very important one, then you will need a full size rug. You can take an example of clothes. Let’s say that when you buy a costume for yourself, if you need a small size and take large size clothes, how will you look after wearing it? The only thing is that you can apply for the room. If you take a large size carpet for a small room which requires a small space for placing a carpet then it will never give a perfect look. So before buying a carpet, measure the space where you want to place it. If you want to put a rug under the seating area then prefer to take a medium size carpet. If you want to place it below the coffee table then you can place a small size tribal carpet. So you should decide the exact size and place before purchasing a handmade tribal carpet.

Perfect size rugs

Perfect size Rug

Design of carpet according to the room theme:-

Size and design, these two factors are very important which you should know when you wish to buy a handmade tribal carpet. As we know that tribal carpets have two categories so you can select Afghan carpet or Kilim rug according to your choice. You can select the design which is uniquely designed to contribute the look and style of the surface. This is the foremost thing that your carpet design should match with the home decor.

Carpet according to Room

Carpet according to Room

There are some famous designs and I am going to give you a brief idea about it so you can easily select your design.

  • Mori Bukhara Design: – Bukhara design resembles the foot prints of elephant. This type carpet is mostly woven in rust color.
  • Caucasian Afghan: – This type of carpet contains flower pot type design on ground of carpet and filled with small floral motifs. If your room theme is floral then you can select this design for your room.
  • Moroccan Killim:- This design contains a diamond shape in center and carpet have small designs and tiny motifs. This type carpets maybe in red or blue color.

Additional Decorating ideas with handmade Tribal rugs: –

Decorate your surface

As we know that a carpet is the best option for decorating surface of a room but this is only possible if a handmade carpet is used in a right way. So you can use your carpet according to the place. If you want to use a handmade tribal carpet in your bedroom then you can place it in front of the bed or beside of the bed. If you want to place a rug in your living room then you can place it in whole room or in the center of room. It depends on the size of carpet. You can also put a handmade carpet in your dining room. A handmade area carpet adds extra coziness and personal touch to your room.

Rug according to surface

Rug according to surface

Decorate your wall:

You can also use a tribal carpet as a wall hanging. Tribal carpets contain unique and old design pattern. So it will surely make a focal point of your beautiful home.

Wall decoration with a Rug

Wall decoration with a Rug

Hence, with the aforementioned ideas, one can easily use an afghan rug or a Tribal kilim to enhance the beauty of a space and add that bohemian touch.

 

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4 tips how an Outdoor rug can enhance the beauty of an existing space

Home Decor, Interior Design, Rugs and Carpets

We all are aware how a handmade rug beautifies our living space be it our living room, bedroom or a hallway. It simply adds to the beauty of the existing space and provides sheer warmth and comfort at the same time.  At the same time, an outdoor rug also provides a unique look and feel to the space and exudes an ultra-chic look with modern designs. There are a number of factors to consider before going in for an outdoor rug that shall assist in maintaining the longevity of the rug.

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Outdoor Rugs

Ensure its durability:

It is important to ensure that the outdoor rug you are placing is of good quality and wont be torn or worn off in no time. A good way to ensure its durability is by virtue of regular cleaning and maintenance. Also, regular vacuuming is recommended by professional interior designers and rug specialists to ensure the longevity of these beautiful outdoor rugs and carpets.

Inexpensive rug:

Now, if you are placing an outdoor rug, it is wise enough to not invest in a rug that costs a fortune. It is advised that an outdoor rug should be water, mold and mild-dew resistant. Why burn a hole in your pocket and spend a bomb on an expensive rug, when there could be chances of the same getting ruined when placed outdoors due to bad weather. Also, try to avoid placing the rugs in direct sunlight since the colors or vegetable dyes of the carpet might ware off and fade the colors.

Low or no pile:

A durry or Kilim like rug is also suitable for an outdoor area rug. It is easy to maintain and can be cleaned without any hassle. Kilims are flat weave rugs with little or no pile. A durry can either be cotton based or woolen based. A handmade durry is made in various designs like geometrical, floral or abstract design. It is best to place a durry which is ideal according to the overall look of the interior space and home decor.

durry

Durry

killims

Kilims

Easily washable:

It is extremely crucial to have an outdoor rug that can easily be washed or given to rug-specialists for its repair, if ruined. A quick tip would be to place a rug pad to avoid any slip on the floor. There are times when a rug could easily get dirty and it could be hard to maintain the same. Hence, it is advisable to place a rug that is easy to maintain and easy to wash at the same time.

                                                Hence, with the aforementioned tips and tricks one can easily pick and choose a rug or handmade durry for an outdoor space keeping the tricks in mind and ensuring not to burn a hole in your pocket. Also, lastly a quick tip to keep in mind is that the rug or durry should preferably be without tassels or fringes since they get dirty easily.