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How to Choose the Perfect Nursery Area Rugs

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Posted on May 08 2018

Do you want to find the perfect rug for your child's nursery? Here's how to select the perfect nursery area rugs for your room.

While you're expecting your child, it's common to prepare for their arrival. This preparation ritual is often referred to as "nesting".

Part of getting ready for your child is decorating their bedroom. We all react to colors, light, and sounds so it makes sense that everything you choose is designed to help your baby feel loved and nurtured.

Even nursery area rugs need thoughtful consideration. To help out expectant mother's, here are our favorite tips to choose the perfect area rug for your nursery.

Choose The Right Size

Nursery area rugs come in all shapes and sizes. The first thing to do is to measure your nursery.

Nursery rug - The Gretest

If you are looking to cover a specific area rather than the entire room, only measure that section. Otherwise, measure the length and then the width of the room.

Then multiply them together to get the square footage.

Consider whether you want your furniture to rest underneath your area rug or if prefer to use the rugs as accent pieces.

Whether you already have carpeting on the floor or there are hardwood floors, area rugs help to add an extra element of design and comfort.

Pick Which Materials Are Used In Your Nursery Area Rugs

When choosing the right material for your nursery area rugs, there are several options.

If the price is an issue then consider buying synthetic, machine-made rugs. Hand-knitted and wool-blend rugs are more expensive.

However, the price of your area rug isn't the only consideration to make when choosing a rug.

You'll want a rug that's durable. After all, a baby might be helpless, but he or she still will end up making quite a few messes.

Nursery rug - The Gretest

Try finding a rug made of a material that can handle a few accidents and high amounts of traffic. A strong, washable synthetic rug is a good choice if durability is your main priority.

If toxic residue is a concern, choose an organic fiber like cotton or sisal.

Select The Colors and Design

Each color carries a different meaning. Blue represents serenity while green boasts of new beginnings.

Selecting the color of your rugs is very important. Try finding a color scheme that is bright and cheerful to add a splash of vibrancy to the room.

If you already have a lot of color in the room, try neutral tones so you're not overwhelmed. Avoid rugs with a lot of white as they don't hide stains very well.

But don't forget about the design. Use the same rules for design as you do color.

Make sure that the design doesn't overwhelm the room. Too much might overstimulate you and your baby.

Don't be afraid to mix and match area rugs to add a fun element to the room. Go with your own sense of style and don't overthink it.

Start Your Search Now

We carry area rugs in all shapes and sizes. From tigers to circles, we have the perfect look to finish off any room.

Start your search for area rugs by clicking here.

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