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These days, the popularity of hardwood floors abounds in communal living spaces. Oak, Maple, and Cherry floors can be seen in kitchens, living rooms, and hallways across the globe. Wood floors do create a clean, rustic aesthetic. But in the bedroom, the most intimate room of the house, carpet still reigns supreme. The bedroom is a space that necessitates comfort. At the end of a long day, your feet will crave the soft support that a carpet can give. If you are looking to give your bedroom floors a rejuvenating lift, this post includes thirty-five photos of wonderful, plush, lush carpeting to inspire your renovation.
Before delving into the delicious inspiration, let us first explore the basics of different kinds of carpet one could install.
Textured Carpet, also known as a cut pile carpet, is soft and provides a traditional aesthetic. This kind of carpet will feel soft on your feet. When cut pile carpet extends beyond 1/2 an inch, it is known as Shag carpet. Some say Shag may have died in the 70s, but in the world of style, everything returns with a vengeance.
Twist carpet, or Frieze carpet, create a modern, chic look for any room. This kind of carpet is known to be durable, so perfect if your bedroom floor sees a lot of commotion.
Berber Carpet is a kind of looped carpet and is extremely durable. If your bedroom is a high-traffic place, with kids romping around or rigorous exercises taking place, this is the carpet for you. However, if you have a furry friend, their claws may be likely to get caught in the loops of a Berber carpet. You can read more about it in our Berber carpet guide.
Now that you are familiar with the common types of carpet, let's get inspired.
35 Inspiring Bedroom Carpet Photos
1. Chic Shades of Grey
Here we can see a rather chic and effortless room. If you're looking for inspiration for a sophisticated, clean style, going with simple muted colors is a sure-fire bet. The clean white walls open the space up, while the steel-colored carpet in gradients from light to dark grey adds a sharp intensity to the room. The gradients also open the floor up, creating the illusion of depth. To step up the style even further, consider matching bedding, pillows, and curtains to the carpet at hand.
2. Rustic Shag
If you are into an earthy aesthetic, like this incredible lodge-like bedroom set, consider an earthier rug like shag. This soft luscious carpet is bound to feel like clouds on your feet. The earth-like color of this carpeting will add to the quaint rural, rustic aesthetic. Here, the crimson curtains offer a contrast to the lighter-colored rug. With the darker wood and stone walls, the light carpet truly opens the room.
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3. Plain White
This simple white carpet adds a sense of sophistication to this room. The light color widens the space. The patternless carpet compliments the louder accessories--a cheetah print blanket, a leafy green plant, and several paintings. If your room is really busy with decor, you may want to consider monochromatic carpeting to lend some balance.
4. Looped Light Grey
This light grey carpet has a pattern that, while subtle, still catches the eye. This entire bedroom is styled in a muted steel-grey, and the softness of this carpet makes a big stamp on the room. Don't you just want to sink your feet in?
5. Playful Stripes
If you really want your floors to make a statement, a patterned carpet may be for you. This fun and flirty striped carpet catches attention with alternating colors. The colors here, purple, blue, and white, all share the same mood and create a cohesive look. The purple pillows and chairs really make the purple stripe pop and pull the whole room together.
6. Soft Ice Grey
This soft ice grey carpet looks like a treat for your feet. The level of plush on this flooring adds a regal, royal vibe. The light color opens the room and contrasts delightfully with the sheer, dark blue curtains. With the dark bedding and dark curtains, the lighter carpet is certainly needed to add a sense of depth to the room.
7. Luscious Lavender
This lavender carpet is certainly the focal point of this room, and it truly pops against the white walls, white bedding, and muted decor. If you want your carpet to be a statement piece, consider a big pop of color, such as lilac or lavender.
8. Living in Lilac
This light purple rug is another perfect example of carpeting as a statement. Here we see the carpet color matching the couch and pillows. The walls are a muted purple, too. This room seems to be designed for lovers of purple. Note that the difference in shades between walls and carpet keeps the room from feeling too claustrophobic or overwhelming.
8. Clear and Clean White
Check out this clear, clean, refreshing room. White lends a huge amount of depth, widening the room, and allowing a relaxing vibe.
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9. Textured, Patterned
If you are feeling a flirty or fun vibe for your room, why not try a textured and patterned carpet? The texture adds dimension, and the diamond patterns here add style.
9. Black and White
This chic black and white design is tasteful and adds flavor to this room. The dark walls and dark floors add a deep mood.
10. Light White Stripes
If plain white is too plain for you, consider a light pattern. Simple, yet it adds dimension to the room!
11. Sky Blue
This room is a true mood. The antique style is amped up by the sky blue carpet, which complements the blue walls and vintage curtains.
12. Soft Pink
Soft pink is uniquely perfect. It makes a statement and is muted at the same time.
13. Funky Patterns
If you really want your floor to make a statement, consider a funky pattern. This pattern pairs perfectly with the color scheme of the room, an updated 70s lava lamp brown.
14. Curly Loops
This carpet has the appeal of a funky pattern with a modern twist. The simple color palette allows for a crazier design without dizzying the eye.
15. Regal Leafs
Check out this regal room, with a leaf design and a curved window. The shapes, the patterns, everything screams royalty.
This tight diamond pattern creates a wonderful optical illusion that captures the eye. No need for a rug or over-decoration, this floor piece says everything.
17. A Bright Pop of Blue
This bright blue rug pairs perfectly with the floor to ceiling windows, an amazing mirror of the great blue sky!
18. Soft Steel
Don't you just want to sink your feet into this one? This soft steel rug certainly turns this room into a cozy retreat.
19. Brown and White
This pattern is simple yet still catches the eye. The darker colors draw the eye, in contrast with the light walls.
20. Gradient Greys
Another simple design that catches the eye. This room is totally modern chic, complemented by the gradient grey rug.
21. Modern Lines
Minimalist lines create a modern feel. The pattern doesn't overwhelm when paired with a light-colored room.
22. Plush, Off-White
This carpet looks so soft. The length of the carpet adds some dimension, but the white color isn't too overbearing on the eye.
22. Muted Browns
This soft brown keeps with the rustic mood of this room, and the lofted ceilings certainly open the space.
23. Clean Aquamarine
Another statement carpet. This beautiful blue catches the eye, while the white walls keep the space wide open and make the carpet shine.
24. Simple Brown
This brown pairs wonderfully with light, bright yellow bedding. The painting of a brown bear ties in nicely with the brown carpeting.
25. Modern Grey
This room looks so wonderfully modern and chic. The grey rug adds a pop to the room.
This tan, yellow room looks like such a cozy retreat. Lighter tans and yellows contrast delightfully with the darker black accents.
27. A Yellow Room
If you're looking for a singular color style, consider a pop of accent with carpeting. The yellow of this room isn't overwhelming because the color of the carpet provides a soft contrast.
28. Winter White
This white room looks like such a regal retreat.
29. Light White
Another soft plush white. A calming retreat for your feet.