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Leather Rugs: A Surprisingly Stylish Trend – Leather Shag Rugs

leather-shag-rugSurprisingly, the use of  leather rugs has become quite common.

These beautiful rugs fit well into almost any type of home décor and come in all shapes and sizes. And often they do not even look like leather.

Leather rugs don’t have to be related to just sheepskin type rugs or the rustic look, they quite stylish nowadays.

One of the most common types of leather rugs is the shag rug. Leather strips are basically taken and made into a shag rug. Suede and other soft leather are usually used to create this great look.

There is nothing quite like sinking your feet into a soft leather shag rug when you get out of bed or off the couch.

Most people will not even realize that your shag rug is made from leather until they look really closely.

woven-leather-rugWoven leather rugs are another popular design and they provide a very durable carpet for just about anywhere else that you need a rug. The flat weave leather rugs can be dyed just about any color.

So if you are looking for something that will add texture and depth to your room, why not try a leather rug.

Many homeowners are surprised to find that a leather rug fits in with country style décor, modern décor, Victorian style décor, well any décor really. They are relatively affordable, from about $150 and up and you will have a rug that is very durable and feels great when you walk on it.

The only issue with this type of rug is that you can’t just pick it up and throw it in the washer and dryer. Leather rugs must be dry cleaned in a special manner so that they are cleaned properly and also stay together through the cleaning process. If you have a good leather dry cleaner in your area, then go for it, leather rugs will add that something special to your home that you have been looking for.

Shag Rugs: Wool and Leather Shag Rugs

snowy-white-shag-rugFor a contemporary look and feel try a shag rug

Shag area rugs are a look that is definitely in and they look great in any living area. Shag rugs made from wool, polypropylene or leather have a modern look and feel that fits in perfectly in any contemporary home setting. They are also suitable for a log cabin or ski lodge as they have that warm and inviting look and feel.

Wool is one of the more common materials used to create shag carpets. If your budget allows, buy a super plush shag rug, hand made from 100% angora wool or a classic sheep skin rug – both are luxurious and the ultimate in style and elegance!

Shag area rugs are not only available in the traditional woolen and cotton materials but also in nylons, acrylics and leather. Totally in vogue today, shag leather rugs are made from soft leather, which is woven to create a textured look that is very chic. Shag leather rugs are available in beautiful golds, blacks, browns as well as multi-colored shades including blues, reds and purple. Beautiful and soft, these rugs add a touch of style to a contemporary home.

Shag rugs are no longer confined to one or two colors. Although you may prefer to purchase a rug in neutral tones, shag carpets are also available in contemporary styles with bold, geometric patterns and designs to complement any décor.