An excellent trick for decorating small outdoor spaces is to use multi-purpose furniture that can quickly transform for various entertaining needs. Here, floor cushions made from weather-resistant acrylic fabric and a pair of tables allow guests to cluster in groups and use the tables for dining or perching.
The deep orange coloring of the floor rug catches the eye in this bright, white kitchen. Sharp modern lines create intrigue in the design highlighted by natural sunlight coming in from the uncovered windows. A trio of teardrop pendant lines are lined above the large island. A cool, modern canvas finishes the space with fitting decor.
High contrast dark grey and white finishes and a pop of yellow create a show stopping design in this bathroom. A graphic black and white rug breaks up the lightness of the white marble floor tile. Decorative doors on the cabinetry and a concave-framed mirror add finishing touches in this sharp design.
This spacious play room leaves lots of open floor space for maneuvering. Large beanbag chairs provide cozy, contemporary seating. A large patterned rug beautifully compliments the hot pink and white details in the design. Giraffe and elephant patterned throw pillows and alphabet wood furniture piece bring traditional nursery themes with an updated look.
Area rugs can instantly make any outdoor space feel more inviting. To add softness underfoot just outside the door, a patterned indoor-outdoor rug is added. The hues in the rug also tie in with the gray, black, forest-green and cranberry color scheme.
With two red leather armchairs, two upholstered recliners and two sofas (one on the wall, the other by the window), this formal living room can easily accommodate a crowd of people. Thus, the designers laid down a patterned area rug to protect the historic home's original hardwood floors and break up all the neutrals.
Hands down, the quickest and easiest way to transform a space is with an area rug. Since this room is casual, its floors are covered with a wool flat-weave rug, which is easy to care for, lightweight and easy to move around. Anytime you're using area rugs in high-traffic spaces, be sure to invest in a rug pad to ensure it stays in place and eliminates any trip hazards.