There are so many options when it comes to the carpet colour you choose for your home. But it probably won’t surprise you to discover that Aussies tend to gravitate toward the same four or five shades when it comes time to select their flooring.
It seems we’re not very gutsy when it comes to carpet, and that’s actually a good thing in terms of ensuring a sense of longevity in your space.
In this post we’ll explore Choices Flooring’s top five carpet colours and give you a look at how you can make them work in your own home.
Beige has been a staple in homes for years and it’s still as popular now as it was when your parents or grandparents were rocking it. The benefit of using beige carpet is that it gives off a traditional vibe, so classic interior styles like coastal, country or French provincial work really well with it. It can veer in a warmer direction too, so it’s great for cool spaces that don’t get a lot of light.
Soft grey has been a hue that’s slowly been knocking beige off its perch the past few years. It’s considered a far more modern colour to use in the rooms of your home, and definitely bodes well for use in a contemporary space. It’s great for pairing with blonde wood tones and furniture with clean lines. Use it in a room to breathe new life into a classic Scandinavian interior; it’ll work wonders.
Scared to go too light with your carpet but worried about creating a space that feels dark and gloomy? Consider moving toward a cappuccino tone. These light brown shades are super versatile and don’t feel inherently warm or cool. They other great thing about this favourite is that you can use it in conjunction with just about any interiors scheme, and it has a great sense of timelessness to it.
Soft grey might be replacing beige of late, but if you really want to get more daring with your flooring, move toward a deep charcoal. This beauty is packed with modernity and brings with it a crisp coolness. It’s definitely the darkest of all the colour options we’re exploring here, but it’s amazing in creating a sense of sophistication in a room. Bring some brass and marble decor into the space and you’re done; instant luxury!
It’s not quite brown but it’s definitely not pink. It does however have subtle hints of both and can bring such a sense of interest to a room. Because it has warm undertones, it’s great for use in spaces you plan to execute dark, strong colours in like black or deep blues. It’ll look wonderfully varied at different times of the day too, so lay it down and enjoy the depth and versatility.
Think of the Big Picture
Whichever colour carpet you feel drawn toward, always think about the mood it’ll create in the space and what furniture, decor and paint is going to sit alongside it.
Also, don’t be afraid to play with a mood board in your nearest Choices Flooring store if you need to get hands-on. Sometimes it’s the best way to see how different elements are going to intermingle once they get in your room together.
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