All homeowners tend to use rugs. They might use them in front of the kitchen sink or possibly inside the front and back doors. If you aren’t really sure what a throw rug is, it can be thought of as a small type of floor covering that is used to protect a certain area of your floor, to add color to the room and to create a cozy appearance. The great thing about throw rugs is that they can have other uses as well. Many people find that these small rugs can be put to good use, other than for using on their floors. Some like to use them on the center of their table. Others find them attractive on the back of their sofa. And many will use them as an actual wall decoration.
What Is A Throw Rug Made Of?
With the many different types of rugs that are available, there are various fabrics and materials from which they are made. It usually depends on where the rug will be used as to it’s fiber content. Those rugs that homeowner’s use to decorate the back of their couch are generally made of a soft type of woven yarn. Other materials that many rugs are made of are generally cotton and other synthetic fabrics. Rugs made of natural fibers are some of the most sought after. Back in the days of the pioneers, the women would uses any old discarded cotton clothing to braid a beautiful rug for the cold damp floors of the cabin. Now days, people purchase rugs for looks as well as function.
In some stores, rugs that have been made to look like expensive Persian rugs can be found. These can be of great benefit when decorating more of a fancy type of home on both the walls and floors. Rugs that are made of certain fabrics that are of a plastic weave, are good for using outdoors and may also be found in a smaller size and used as a welcome mat. There are also rugs which are a good choice for using in the bath or kitchen area due to their non-slip rubber backing and ability to be water and stain resistant.
Throw rugs can be found in beautiful shades of any color and with lovely designs and patterns. They are very versatile which probably accounts for their popularity in decorating. With the numerous opportunities for rug use in your home, there’s nothing any better than adding a charming throw rug to give your space just the right decorating touch.