The reason this subject just came up again was because my sister asked me this same question. She wanted to bring more color into the room with an area rug and wondered how it would look. Her carpet is not thick so I told her to give it a try. And look how nice it came out!:
Brings a lot of color in, doesn’t it?
So yes, I do think using an area rug over a carpet can work well in a room.
Do you agree readers? Have you tried to layer an area rug over carpet in your home?
Every year I wonder if the colors that were chosen by the major paint companies for the top spot of the year, actually become more popular with the consumer. Let’s take a look how this years colors are faring:
Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2015, Guilford Green HC-116:
(Do you see the difference in the two above photos wall color because of lighting? Always be sure to test at home!) These photos were all taken recently. When I first wrote about the color of the year when it was announced here, it was difficult finding photos of walls painted with Guilford Green. Now you can find quite a few rooms online:
Do you think Marsala has caught on yet? Do you like the color better than when it was first announced?
So, yes I believe Guilford Green is a color that has been accepted by the consumer as a wall color. Accessories only in Coral Reef and Marsala. The year is not half over yet, maybe things will change. Stay tuned!