From pearl to ivory to old lace, an off-white rug brings elements of class and sophistication to your room. These rugs come in many different shades and can offer understated elegance, outdoor ruggedness, or bold statements on your floor. Timeless beige rugs, ivory rugs, tan rugs, and off-white rugs grace your room and create the perfect foundation for your bedroom, bathroom, or front entrance. Whether you want to blend neutrals into your decor or make a splash to set the tone for your design, an off-white rug offers endless possibilities.
Off-white rugs can be natural whites (the same shade as a merino sheep, for example), or they can have a little more brown in them. These rugs can be as ivory as your piano keys or as tanned as you are after a beach vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. These colors and textures, especially in all-natural rugs, help create a space that looks ready to be lived in. Unlike pure white shades, which may seem too stand-offish if you’re afraid of stains, these vibrant variations help soften and enhance the comfort of your room.
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Use an Off-White Rug to Complement a Natural Style
Natural colors, organic material, and a healthy splash of fibrous texture help make a screened-in porch, a bathroom meant to invoke the seaside atmosphere, or a kitchen where delicious, healthy meals are made come alive. These all-natural materials can bring your room the comfortable, unique feel that you crave in off-white rugs, beige rugs, and tan rugs.
Wool rugs: Wool is the ultimate all-natural off-white material that comes in a variety of textures, whether that’s fluffy and piled, braided, or a flatweave that melts into your floor. Like a chunky Irish sweater made with love, wool rugs in off-white, beige, and tan can hold all the warmth from your fireplace on a cold winter’s night or dress up a cocktail party you’re hosting in your dining room. Try this Argyle Trellis Area Rug in beige on for size in your own home.
Jute rugs: Beige rugs made of jute bring their organic style to your room, helping you feel as if you’re at the beach in your own bathroom or bringing a unique flair to your contemporary design. Soft blues, dark navy shades, rusty reds, and evergreen pieces play well with an all-natural, knotted jute rug like this one, the Handwoven Jute Ribbed Solid Area Rug in natural, found at Rugs USA.
Seagrass rugs: Jute’s little brother, seagrass, brings brisk, zesty energy to a room, like a set of wicker furniture or a spring basket full of field flowers. Neutral tan rugs and beige rugs either provide a much-needed contrast to a tile floor or complement your hardwood floor. Pile a sheepskin or a flokati on top of a seagrass rug like this Seagrass with Border Area Rug in beige for an extra-bold look.
Sheepskin rugs: There’s nothing wrong with embracing the gorgeous, natural shag and fluff that comes with a sheepskin rug. Dress up your dressing room or closet, roll one out in front of your bed, or surprise guests at the front door with one off-white sheepskin. All you need are the rolling green hills to complete the pastoral atmosphere.
Experiment with an Off-White Rug to Emphasize Vintage Vibes
You don’t have to be a bookworm or an antique collector to enjoy the yellowed pages of an old book, the stately fragrance in a hallowed library, or the marble statues in an art museum from a time long gone. Vintage style off-white rugs and beige rugs can help you bring a little piece of that wonder and awe home, even if you don’t have a bohemian style in your living room or dining room.
Tan rugs and beige rugs highlight the elegance in vintage furniture, show the craftsmanship in older pieces of art, and bring out the colors in a faded scheme. Vintage woods tend to be darker and evoke images of hand-crafted lace. The muted tones in these shades of off-white and brown celebrate the vintage environment you have created.
Gather inspiration from ages past and create a historic, lived-in environment without breaking your budget by unrolling a vintage-styled rug like this Vintage Autumn Area Rug in beige.
Dress Up Your Modern Room with an Ivory Rug
Ivory rugs often act as statement pieces in your contemporary space, whether you pair them with a black baby grand piano, lay them over a deep mahogany floor, or match them with a wine red rug (and, of course, a crystal decanter of merlot). Elevate your home office with an ivory rug to boost your confidence on Zoom calls or create a bedroom fit for royalty for your own use or for guests. Black tie is optional, of course, but you’ll bring the elegance anyway.
In a contemporary setting, ivory rugs bring a simple, abstract expression to the room that highlights the gentle curves and the unique layout of your room. Ivory rugs perform their role as a canvas for a modern design, allowing creativity to take root and blossom. Select a bold conversation piece to make the most of out these shades of off-white rugs.
Create an Outdoor Space Inside with a Tan Rug
Is your living room a botanical escape during all seasons, draped in ivy and potted plants? Even if it’s not, you can make your indoor space as restful and peaceful as an outdoor zen garden with some attention to detail. Pair a unique tan rug like this Contemporary Handmade Wool Pebbles Cobblestone Area Rug in natural with soft greens and deep grays to make it feel as if you’re sitting by a pond full of koi fish. A whimsical carved frog on top of a hand-carved coffee table would complete the look alongside floral pillows or your own plants that deck the room out like the perfect garden you’ve always dreamed of.
Make Neutral a Conversation Piece with a Beige Rug
Neutral colors like beige might feel like background colors, but they belong front and center just as much as a vibrant red or yellow. With a white couch, a deep mahogany coffee table, or a pastel blue afghan, a beige rug can both complement and enhance the overall color scheme and stand out so that onlookers feel compelled to move forward. Bold designs and unique textures can further add definition to your room.
Contemporary themes and mid-century modern themes can also benefit from beige rugs. The soft color blends well with other neutrals in a contemporary room and creates an abstract shape. In a mid-century modern room, the beige takes on a personality of its own and stands up straight among all the jewel tones you’ve incorporated in your design.
Find Your Shade at Rugs USA!
Whether you want an old-fashioned style of rug that fits like a vintage lace glove in your room or an all-natural tan or beige rug that spruces up your living room floor, Rugs USA has hundreds of styles to choose from. Select the perfect off-white rug for your space here.