Get creative with flooring

Get creative with flooring


Posted 19th Sep 2013

New flooring can instantly transform the look of any room, creating a real style statement and breathe new life into tired décor.

If you’re seeking fabulous flooring ideas, the good news is that there are limitless possibilities, covering everything from classic to contemporary in quality carpet, luxurious laminate and versatile vinyl.

Whether you prefer bold, urban designs or a more traditional route, there’s a trend to suit everyone:

Perfect pastels
Neutral carpets have always been the consumer preference, but this season chalky pastels are stealing the show. Moving away from traditional powder colours, modern dusky shades in pretty pinks, baby blues and light lemons offer a subtle, elegant approach to colour in the home. For the real trendsetters, a top style tip is to choose three different sugary shades of carpets and recreate a Neapolitan stripe in your living room.

Alternatively, pretty light blue hues are the perfect way to bring light into your home - place a soft coloured carpet on the floor and match with off-white walls to create a classic living space.

The darker side
For the ultimate in opulent design, richly coloured flooring offers a look of luxury. For the true traditionalists, delicious chocolate browns and burgundy carpets combined with dark accessories offer the perfect setting for a dramatic dining room or cosy living area. Style with minimal lines and basic furnishings, allowing the floor to take centre stage and create a real style statement in the home.

Statement stripes
Stripes are as popular as ever, adding personality to any room whilse creating subtle lines that will help elongate the shape of your room and make it appear larger. From minimal monochrome through to boldly bright designs, this popular style offers a distinctive and dramatic look.

New neutrals
When it comes to the carpet colour of choice, neutrals will also have its place being perfectly aligned to both classic and contemporary concepts.

For a more natural look, choose a chunky beige carpet teamed with wooden furniture and earthy accessories for a simple yet effective look that exudes rustic, homely appeal.

To take a more grand approach, a classic ivory carpet offers real elegance. Accessorize with pretty pastels, feminine florals and exquisite accessories making for a heavenly hideaway you will never want to leave.

Luxury vinyl flooring
Vinyl flooring is ideal for kitchens and bathrooms, as it's water resistant and extremely hard wearing, meaning it will stand the test of time in high traffic areas. New luxury vinyl tiles offer an even tougher surface in easy to install tiles or planks for a stylish finish. Why not try alternating two different colours to create dramatic striped flooring that is not only beautifully unique but easy to clean too. Or try a neutral tone vinyl for the bathroom to create a low maintenance, calming oasis.

For more information on flooring, please visit www.carpetright.co.uk 

To watch a video on how to choose the right flooring, please click here






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