Not sure what the best bedroom carpet ideas or where to place the carpet in the bedroom? Get inspired by these 30 proposals and follow the advice of stylist Dafne Vijande
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A KEY PIECE IN THE BEDROOM
The carpet decorate, insulate, protect the floor from the tread and our feet from the cold. But they also help create cozy and comfortable atmospheres. To choose it you will have to take into account the size of your bedroom, the bed and the carpet, as well as its maintenance. Do you have questions about how to clean carpets ?
AN XL CARPET PROPORTIONAL TO SPACE
Proportion is basic in decoration. And bedroom carpet are no exception. In fact, stylist Dafne Vijande is of the opinion that in a spacious bedroom she would never put a carpet less than 80 cm wide, “because it would look ridiculous. On the other hand, a large carpet that starts at 30 cm in width is very nice. the bedside tables and extends 100-150 cm from the foot of the bed, thus it will look like a very dressed and cozy space “.
A CARPET, TOO, IN SMALL BEDROOMS
Yes, even in small bedrooms it is worth adding a carpet. Of course, proportional to space. “A good option, especially if the floor is nice and we don’t want to cover it up too much, is to place a carpet at the foot of the small bed, so that it gives warmth when putting your feet on the floor,” says Dafne.
PLAIN OR PATTERNED?
The stylist Dafne Vijande is more in favor of plain carpets, “because they convey more tranquility and produce less visual noise than patterned ones.” In this sense, the fibers are a good option if you want to give the floor “texture” without having to opt for a pattern.
A WOOL CARPET WITH A TRICOT EFFECT
The Diano de La Redoute carpet is made of 100% wool and stands out for its tricot knit effect. It is a very soft bedroom carpet and, being wool, suitable for both winter and summer. Available in various sizes, the one measuring 120 x 170 cm COSTS $ 140.95 (before $ 199).
A LIGHT OR DARK CARPET?
The choice will depend a lot on personal taste and space. “If the bedroom is large and bright, you can use more intense colors, but if it is small or not very bright, I am not in favor of adding brightly colored bedroom carpets, because they make space smaller and overwhelm,” says Dafne Vijande famous stylist.
A CARPET IN SOFT TONES, A MUST
“I am more in favor of adding color through bedding than with carpets. In fact, I think that something clear is always better because the floors should reflect freshness and joy. It is a pleasure to step on a clear floor that transmits cleanliness, because the floors are usually the ‘dirtiest’ and darkest place in the house (the furniture gives darkness underneath, creates shadows …) and if it is light they seem cleaner and with fewer nooks and crannies “. In this case, it is essential to choose washable carpets .
A ROUND JUTE CARPET
The Doc carpet by Kave Home is made with 100% jute, which will give a natural and fresh air to your bedroom. It is handcrafted and stands out for its different shades, as it is a natural material, so each carpet is a unique piece. It measures 100 cm in diameter and is worth $ 45.
A FLUFFY LONG-PILE CARPET
“I find large, shaggy bedroom carpets ideal for the bedroom, because it is the perfect place to go barefoot. I believe that the bedroom should be a haven of peace and tranquility and to achieve this you have to use warm and tasty materials that convey a very pleasant sensation “, maintains Dafne.
A CARPET WITH GEOMETRIC PATTERNS
If you have a bedroom with a total white look like this one that also enjoys lots of natural light, you can dare without fear of making mistakes with a patterned carpet. Of course, you should be aware that the carpet will become the protagonist of the decoration, as it happens in this bedroom.
A KILIM OF BERBER DESIGN
This kilim-type carpet from El Corte Inglés stands out for its warmth, its geometric design and its flat weave, which makes it reversible and very resistant. Made of wool (80%) and cotton (20%), it measures 170 x 240 cm and has a PRICE of $ 329.
A CARPET THAT “ILLUMINATES” A DARK FLOOR
carpets are a great ally to hide an ugly floor or to illuminate it if, like the one in this bedroom decorated by Iñaki Mujika, it is dark. In this case, choose it with soft tones and better smooth, so the multiplier effect of the light will be greater.
A CARPET THAT SOFTENS A VERY LEADING FLOOR
We have commented on it, carpets can serve to hide an ugly floor, but also to “balance” the visual prominence of a floor with a lot of personality, such as a hydraulic floor like the one in this bedroom. They are precious floor tiles, but due to their colors and designs they can condition the bedroom decoration too much. A strategically placed carpet, like this carpet from Ikea , can help balance your presence.
A WOOL CARPET WITH SUBTLE GEOMETRIC PATTERNS
It’s the Kyra model from Made.com, a carpet in neutral colors and subtle linear designs. Made by hand in 100% wool, it offers a very pleasant tread and will fit in more classic and contemporary decorations. It measures 160 x 230 cm and COST $ 349.
A TRENDY BERBER CARPET
carpets are a perfect wildcard to bring a note of trend to the bedroom beyond the bedding. The Berber type, like the one in this bedroom decorated by Ajanta Velasco, continue to set trends.
A CARPET WITH A VINTAGE FLAVOR
If you want to give a special touch to the bedroom, carpets that have a “worn” look, like this one, recall traditional designs and create spaces with a lot of charm and vintage flavor. Also, they are trending! And they fit both in more classic decorations, such as this bedroom, as well as more modern ones.
TWO ROUND CARPETS ON EACH SIDE OF THE BED
Although the usual thing is to bet on rectangular bedroom carpets when flanking the bed, if you are looking for a more informal and dynamic look, team up with a round one, as in this bedroom decorated by Pablo González.
A CARPET ON EACH SIDE OF THE BED
A carpet on each side of the bed is usually the most common alternative. Sometimes it can be completed with a third at the foot of the bed. It is the best alternative for small bedrooms where you do not want to give up the comfort they provide. As for the size, their thing is that they reach the foot of the bed and are, at least, as wide as the nightstand.
A HANDWOVEN CARPET WITH JUTE FRINGES
It’s called Leyna and it’s a Maisons du Monde carpet woven by hand in a traditional way. Ecru in color, it has been finished with decorative jute fringes. It measures 160 x 230 cm and COSTS $ 249.
A WIDE CARPET AT THE FOOT OF THE BED
When a bedroom is large, the options for laying the carpet multiply. For example, one way to ensure that the room does not create a feeling of emptiness and is also warmer is to place a large carpet at the foot of the bed. Do you see the effect?
AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING CARPET
One way to create comfort and unify the bedroom is to place a carpet on which both the full bed and the side tables are. This option is perfect for separating rooms in large bedrooms, unifying the rest area. In addition, you make sure that, wherever you get out of bed, the footprint is super comfortable.
A KILIM THAT CONTRAST
They are original, exotic, light and very very beautiful. They also give warmth to any room. As it does in this extra white bedroom: the touch of color and the combination of textures are the result of the kilim at the foot of this four-poster bed.
WHEN TO COMPLEMENT THE CARPET WITH A NON-SLIP BASE?
There are models that, due to their material and how you have them placed – covering the bed and the tables, for example – will not move. But if you choose a cotton one, get a non-slip base that provides security and prevents slipping. They are made to measure or with standardized measurements.
WOOL CARPETS FOR THE BEDROOM, WARMTH GUARANTEED
It is the best option to provide warmth during winter. The wool ones are the warmest and tastiest, soft in the tread and comfortable. The only thing you will have to keep in mind is that the longer and curlier the hair is, the more it will attract dust and mites.
MADE FROM NATURAL, FRESH AND SUMMERY FIBERS
Sisal, jute, hemp, seaweed or bamboo are some of the most common vegetable fibers for carpets. Perfect for the summer because of the freshness they provide, they are also very resistant. To keep your vegetable fiber carpets longer, avoid spilling liquids on them and vacuum them frequently.
COTTON FOR THE BEDROOM, FRESH AND WASHABLE
Cotton carpets are cool and ideal for the warmer months. Remember to also get a non-slip base, since its lightness and low weight can cause slipping. They can be washed in the washing machine, although you will have to check what is the maximum load that it supports.
CARPET THROUGHOUT THE BEDROOM
As a carpet – this is made of natural fibers – it is another option only for extra large bedrooms. Create continuity and ensure a soft footprint every time. Although carpets are a great resource to separate environments in the same room, in this case it is the stone wall and the work headboard that achieve it.
ROUND CARPET S: MORE DYNAMISM
An option to give rhythm and movement to the bedroom is to place a round carpet. Although in this case they have a mainly decorative purpose, they also have the ability to bring freshness, especially if it is made of fibers, and protect the footprint.
COMBINE CARPETS OF DIFFERENT MATERIALS
An original option that helps you not do without anything: a fiber at the feet for that essence of freshness and, on the sides, a wool or cotton, depending on the season, to match the bedding.
WHY NOT OVERLAPPING?
You won’t have to give up anything! A wool carpet is the basis for a kilim with geometric motifs. But you can also do this with a fiber one underneath and a cotton one on top: the effect is unique and also, when summer arrives, you will only have to remove the upper one.
The bedroom is, par excellence, the room in which we most seek to feel comfortable and create a cozy space . And think about it, there is nothing worse than getting up in the morning and running into the unpleasant cold touch of the floor, especially if it is ceramic, hydraulic or stoneware flooring. How cold, right? That is why the choice of carpet for the bedroom is almost as important as the choice of mattress .
There are several ways to put the carpet in the bedroom . Your choice will depend, above all, on the size of the room . If it is spacious, you can allow yourself to put a large one at the foot to make the room more secluded and cozy. You can also place it so that it covers the tables and the entire bed, coming out on its three sides. On the other hand, if the room is somewhat smaller, a very good option is one on each side of the bed – optional is to put a third at the foot. They have to cover, at least, the entire length of the bed and the width greater than that of the tables.
As for the material , the best alternative for the bedroom is wool , especially in winter. Although they attract more dust and require frequent vacuuming, they are warm and very soft to the foot. Of course it is worth it! Those of cotton and of natural fibers are better for summer: fresh filled the room, are comfortable and provide personality.
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