Just a little redecorating update from the kettle...
Our brown wool rug (seen here) has been a bit frustrating to keep clean (highest pile in the wooorld), it sometimes feels a little dark for the room and definitely too wintery for the warm weather I've been feeling through my open windows. During a fit of spring cleaning, I decided to pull it up and see if I could figure something else out, at least for the warmer months.
I recently saw a great home tour (at OhDearDrea) and I fell in love with her layered rugs. I haven't seen it done successfully elsewhere, but I thought I might as well give it a try. I am a bit of a rug
hoarder collector, so I had a few around to play with. I settled on three in my warm reds/yellows color scheme and then I went to work messing around with composition.
It's a little wacky, I'll admit it...but I LOOOOOVE it. It has the feel of Middle Eastern bedouin tents and makes the room feel a little more wonderfully Yemeni (Have I mentioned that I lived in Yemen for a few years growing up? That's a story for another time...)
So, any thoughts? Madness? Awesomeness?
(You may notice that I also switched out the red curtains for some white and airy ones that have been hiding away in storage for about 7 years. Not sure that they'll stay, but for now I'm enjoying the sunlight they let in. I haven't been red curtain-less since college! Things are gettin' crazy up in here..)