Throw pillows in blue and yellow liven up this traditional living room’s overall neutral color palette. Designer Kristen Hutchins layered a patterned wool rug over a simpler jute rug, and says the key to layering rugs is making sure the larger, main rug is neutral. "If you start out with a larger, neutral rug as the base, you can add a fun, patterned rug to define just the seating area,” she says.
A mix-and-match dining set anchors this eclectic dining room featured on HGTV's Design Star All Stars. White curtains pair with striped walls, while an understated area rug works with the neutral chairs.
Paper lantern lights hang at staggered heights from the exposed ceiling beams in this covered patio. A jute area rug, rustic wood coffee table and driftwood sunburst mirror add texture and warmth to the space.
Cozy and sophisticated, this living room pairs comfortable armchairs with a rustic wood coffee table and jute area rugs. Gray curtains soften the windows, while a sleek white table adds a contemporary touch to the room.
A calm, oasis-like bedroom overlooks beautiful views of Martha's Vineyard. Exposed ceiling beams are painted white along with the rest of the room for a bright, clean look. A jute area rug grounds the space with tactile appeal and adds a touch of warmth.
Built-ins along the focal wall house the TV, fireplace and shelves for displaying coastal-inspired accessories. A pair of sleek chairs combines with a striped ottoman and a jute area rug for a contemporary yet relaxed living room in this Martha's Vineyard summer retreat.
Punches of colors, textures and patterns create a grand living room. The symmetry of the room — including matching tufted sofas and two identical wood coffee tables — allows for the different elements to mix without the room feeling too busy or cluttered. A jute area rug brings the look together.
This view from inside the mudroom shows the transitional nook that connects the mudroom to the kitchen and main living spaces of this extensively renovated two-level urban home. The nook includes a hand-knotted tribal jute area rug that adds softness and pattern over the whitewashed wood floor.
Designer Brian Patrick Flynn says this large area rug that helps anchor the dining room looks like a chunky Nordic sweater, handmade with black and gray jute and wool with eyelash fringe detailing. A premium nonslip rug pad underneath protects the weave and helps extend the life of the rug.
A thin black-and-white striped rug layered over a jute rug works to ground the round coffee table in this small living space. A navy blue velvet sofa with a trio of different patterned pillows pairs with a skinny midcentury modern end table to complete the stylish and sophisticated design.
Blue crushed velvet dining chairs add sumptuous elegance and a classic look to this dining room. A braided jute area rug introduces a natural element to balance traditional formal features, like the dark-stained dining table and hand-carved accent chairs. The French country chandelier brings a contrasting charm and grace to the contemporary architecture of the room.
Adding style underfoot is layered area rugs, a combination of natural fiber jute and cowhide. Built-in bookshelves provide storage, while exposed wood beams bring a rustic vibe to the space. A pair of gray chairs makes for an intimate seating area.
Custom designed architectural details frame the freestanding tub in this brilliant blue bathroom. Contractor Chip Wade of Elbow Room brings in a sisal area rug and jute rope accents to add a natural and beach feel to this contemporary space.
A dual-sided fireplace with granite and stone surround divides the sleeping area from the en-suite bath. Soothing neutral tones create a relaxing atmosphere. When paired with a natural jute rug and linen Roman shade, the pale blue accent wall injects a subtle coastal vibe.