Why I Selected Patterned Carpet

LAST UPDATED: Jul 20, 2020 | PUBLISHED: Sep 07, 2018 | By: Julie Blanner

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Tips to select patterned carpet and why it may be the right choice for your home. Learn how to a patterned carpet can influence and accentuate the design and style of any home!

A pale pink bedroom with two sets of bunk beds and patterned carpet.

When designing the lake cottage, we wanted to create a modern, airy retreat that would feel warm and comfortable. I love wood floors, but there’s just something cozy about the softness of carpet on foot that appealed to me for this home.

Carpet also eliminates the need for rugs, which is an added layer to clean in a space that we want to spend all of our time relaxing in. So, we turned to patterned carpet!

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patterned carpet and a soft blue dresser in a little girl's bedroom, girl in swimsuit opening the dresser.

Why You’ll Love this Carpet

Patterned Carpet uses a variation of color or yarn height {a high and low loop} to achieve a pattern. The added layer of pattern and texture add both warmth and interest to a room.

One of the greatest perks of patterned carpet is that it can used alone or layered with a rug like we did in the entryway for added protection in a high traffic area.

You’ll find the link for the brand/style of carpet shown here at the bottom of this post!

A pale beige basket on patterned carpet, filled with green towels.

We used patterned carpet in our living room, bedrooms, halls, basement and stairs.  When properly installed, patterned carpet looks beautiful on steps and is the perfect alternative to wood treads with a runner.

patterned carpet in a white bedroom, white bedding on the bed.

Why I Selected Patterned Carpet:

  • design adds interest to a room
  • texture adds warmth to a room
  • patterns highlight a light color while disguising stains from a low color
  • can be used for a traditional or modern aesthetic
  • disguises wear and tear
  • minimal footprints and vacuum marks
patterned carpet in a bedroom, red vacuum in motion.

To show you how patterned carpet can bring a room up to date, below is a before and after photo.

A white living room with a white sofa and blue pillows.
BEFORE
A white living room with a white sofa and blue pillows.
AFTER

How to Choose Patterned Carpet:

Choose a design that speaks to you. Order samples so that you can see, touch, and feel it. Place it up against your trim so you can see how it will fit with your existing wall color.

Test it in several areas including a dark hall and near a window to see which color is right for you and see how it changes during various lighting situations throughout day and evening.

A white dresser in a bedroom with floral wallpaper and beige patterned carpet.

Patterned Carpet requires a lot of attention to detail to install, so I highly recommend a skilled professional. Check out the full details about how to purchase and have patterned carpet installed!

patterned carpet and wallpaper in a cottage style bedroom.

Do you love patterned carpet as much as we do, or are you considering this investment for your home? I’d love to hear from you!

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carpet | ivory pillows | blue lamp | white chest of drawers

Quick note: while our color of carpet (named Sweet Rice) is no longer available, there are many options that are similar as you can see in the link above! We’ve been so happy with the performance of this carpet.

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