How to choose a nautical rug

Once you are convinced that you want to buy a nautical rug, you should consider the colours of the fabrics, the furniture, the walls and the floors before deciding on the colour of your rug.

Colours have different types of effects depending on their shades and the way we combine them. That is why we should not only choose a colour but also a shade and consider how it changes depending on the light and the rest of the colours we combine them with. In the marine and nautical themes, the predominant colours are the blues and greens, but we will see nautical carpets of all colours and shades.

Getting the colour right is one of the most important and basic aspects of interior decoration. There are colours that cheer and stimulate, others relax us and allow us to concentrate and there are colours that illuminate. I will show you how each one works in conjunction with nautical motifs and marine designs.

Colours and types of nautical rugs

Before choosing a colour palette, we must understand how each one behaves, how they can change the personality of a space and the influence they have on our emotions.

As a rule, light marine colours illuminate and visually expand the spaces and dark deep-sea colours are warmer and more sophisticated and make the same space more intimate and welcoming.

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Colours also affect our emotions. Before selecting a colour to decorate the floors or walls of a room, we must be clear about what its purpose is going to be:

  • If we want to concentrate and work, we can choose warm and energetic colours.
  • If we are looking for calm and relaxation, as for example in a bedroom, we will choose a warm tone such as blue as a calm and luminous sea.
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Red nautical carpets for the living room

A red nautical rug decorating the floor of our salon is stimulating, although always used with measure. Like black, red can be aggressive if the right shade is not chosen.

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Pink nautical rugs for children’s rooms

Pink sea carpets in bright shades are among the most popular among children and soft pink colours are a trend. Decorate the children’s room with a pink rug full of marine life or mermaids.

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Orange nautical rug for any room

Orange is associated with happiness, enthusiasm, creativity, attraction and stipulation. It is a colour that is loved and hated in equal parts.

Sailors in ancient times believed that orange could increase the energy of a ship, so you will see a variety of nautical carpets in orange.

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Yellow nautical rug for the hall

Yellow is the colour of the sun and is associated, like all active colours, with happiness and energy. No maritime image is complete without the sun. Sea and sun always go together on the voyages.

Green nautical carpet for the study room or living room

Passive colours are associated with calm, comfort, introspection and calmness, are more neutral, help to concentrate and have a relaxing effect.

The colour green helps to create fresh and modern spaces. The trend in natural decorations and even tropical seas has introduced green prints and floors in the proposals of interior designers and decorators.

It is the colour of nature and is associated with harmony and safety (Normally we are safer in green spaces) Green water makes us feel protected and safe while dark green is associated with ambition, jealousy and greed.

Olive green is a symbol of peace and yellowish-green can be a bit sickening.

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A blue rug in the bedroom

The blue rugs are perfect for decorating the floors of the bedrooms.

The colour blue transmits calm, it is a relaxed and serene colour. Blue rugs combine very well with white, yellow, grey and other shades of blue and are perfect for decorating bathrooms, bedrooms and living rooms.

A navy-blue carpet achieves a warm and cosy atmosphere.

Blue is one of the star colours and is often associated with intelligence, loyalty, trust, the sea and the sky.

Putting a light blue rug in a bedroom will bring peace of mind but make sure you have enough natural light, or it may end up not being very warm.

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Retro sailor brown colour

A thick brown rug will easily hide stains and combine with bluish greens, mochas, creams, beiges, other shades of brown and even yellow if you want to achieve a retro-style decoration.

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Dare to use a white or cream rug

White carpets are the most prone to stains. These rugs are perfect for decorating the floors of spaces with light or monochromatic colours.

Who dares to lay a white carpet if they are not sure that it is always impeccable? Light colours look great with wooden floors and furniture.

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Grey colour

A grey rugs very easy to maintain impeccably, grey is a colour that conceals stains very well and does not stain easily.

Grey carpets are the perfect ally for spaces with a Nordic or minimalist style, they look great with exposed brick walls and cement floors.

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Colour black

Lately, minimalist style spaces are filled with black decorative accessories in bathrooms, kitchens and living rooms.

a grey checked carpet in a living room with lots of natural light

Before you put a black rug in place, you must take into account the light that enters that room, it must have enough natural light, or it may end up being somewhat dark. One trick to bring light to this colour is to combine it with plants and flowers.

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Beige: a sophisticated and elegant rug

Beige carpets are rugs that add a sophisticated and elegant touch to the decoration.

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Some tips to get the right colour of your nautical rug

  • Before choosing the colour of a carpet, it is important to consider our lifestyle and the use we are going to give to the room where we place it.
  • To decorate the floor of a children’s room, opt for active colours that are creative and cheerful.
  • If you are going to buy a rug for your bedroom floor, don’t forget that blue and green are warm colours that invite you to relax.
  • A red rug helps transform a boring living room into a space with personality.
  • If you like the colour pink, don’t overdo it with accessories in this colour unless your aim is to create an ultra-feminine space.
  • Blues counteract the stress of offices and office buildings.
  • Greys and stones hide stains very well. If cleaning is your priority, choose a rug in one of these colours.
  • A black carpet should only be placed in spaces with a lot of natural light, otherwise, the result can be somewhat gloomy.
  • Choose yellow to welcome in your home, yellows and oranges light up and convey happiness.
  • A neutral rug will balance out the decoration of too bright spaces while a bold red carpet can brighten up a dull and boring room.
  • Always mix active and passive colours in the same decoration: If you use only active colours the result can be a bit overwhelming while if you use only the range of passive colours you can end up with a rather boring decoration.
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