Be Bold This Spring

Spring is a time when life and color replaces the dreary and dark so it seems like the perfect time to liven up our favorite spaces too. That empty floor, even one made of luxurious oak planks, calls for a rug to pull a home together and bring some color into your life. Sometimes spring cleaning means throwing out a tired rug you’re tired of looking at, and it’s time for a new one that will last you.

Spring is full of inspirations, from seasonal colors being released by design gurus to a theme of renewing yourself and your surroundings. Nature has inspired textiles and home design since the origin of the craft itself. When birds appear in vintage rugs, it typically symbolizes good luck, power, happiness and love. Flower motifs can be bold, bright and dramatic in dazzling patterns which can enrich and liven up any space. Let your imagination fly this spring. (Read more about symbolism in antique rugs here.)

Many of these rugs have colorful patterns, making them a focal point of a room. When choosing a rug like this, make sure to trust your gut because such a stand out piece will draw your attention. Building a room around a rug is the easiest step towards a chic interior but it isn’t hard to make sure these strong patterns fit with your current furnishings as well. Take photos of your furnishings and picture the rug touching those colors you already have.

Bold, dreamy and somewhat rebellious, Pantone recently announced their 2018 color of the year, choosing “a dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet [which] communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking.”

Whether you’re trend tracking or just waiting for something to fall in love with, this color is soothing and inspires relaxation. And who couldn’t use more of that? With more than 5,000 rugs at Esmaili HYPERLINK "" Rugs, you’ll be able to find these colors and every color under the bright spring sun in their storeroom.

Pantone’s advisable pops of purples can bring a bright elegance to your room while natural motifs like birds and floral patterns bring meaning and history into a modern home. Vintage and antique rugs can evoke the mystery of a different time and place.

Spring is the beginning of a new story each year, and these bold antique rugs evoke a bright excitement about warmer and more colorful days to come.