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How to match your ceiling with the floor using a hand-knotted carpet

Updated: Nov 4, 2022

Not just furniture and art pieces, your house needs something special to attribute your style and personality. Be it a living room, personal room, or dining hall, a carpet effortlessly jazzes up the décor and creates a well-put-together ambiance. But a carpet that does not blend seamlessly with the other elements of the room end up in a clashing look. If you do not want your home to lack visual interest, continue reading to know some important considerations before making a carpet purchase.


A good carpet certainly makes all the eyes drawn towards the floor. They liven up the space and drift up the charm in an otherwise basic room. A carpet on the floor is comfortable to walk on and also adds visual weight to the overall décor.


But to impart design harmony in any room, the carpet has to be in synchronous with the wall painting, curtains, ceiling, and other elements of the room. It is an awful way to fill too many colors in the room or match everything to a single color. With a little knowledge about color palette guidelines and some design traits, it is of a no-hassle to create a noticeable look in any part of your house.


Arratica is a renowned carpet manufacturer and seller in the market. We put diligent effort into making the best quality carpets that will create a retreating experience for any space. Having experience and expertise in this area, here we have jotted down some important things you should consider to make sure the carpet is matching with the ceiling of the room.



Why is it necessary to match the carpet with the ceiling?


Although the ceiling is not the much visible part of the room, it is still the ‘fifth wall’ of the room. It holds a significant purpose in deciding the overall look and theme of the room.


Let’s see things this way. If you are planning to create a modern look living room with accented ceiling beam or a designed false ceiling and a magnificent chandelier, you would want your carpet to be coupled perfectly with the ceiling design and level up the charm of the room. A textured carpet or a less patterned carpet would complement the look in this scenario.


Even if the ceiling is plain and is painted with dark color, a similar shade carpet overpowers the room with too much darkness. This also gives the impression of a shorter wall height.


Thus, it is equally important to consider the ceiling while selecting the carpet to make a controlled décor.


Why to choose a hand-made carpet for your home?


Since a carpet is a potent design element in the room, it should possess high quality and be susceptible to wear and tear. Hand-knotted carpets are meticulously made with natural materials in different designs, shapes, and sizes. The densely woven knots create an intricate design to match either a residential space or a commercial space.


Be it a traditional, modern, or minimalist theme, a hand-knotted carpet suits every theme and drives elegance to the space. A hand-knotted carpet is an investment as it withstands heavy foot traffic and still retains its natural shape and color for a prolonged period.


A hand tufted carpet is also a great floor cover as it is also rich in quality and durability. Hand-tufting allows to create versatile designs that gracefully embrace the floor.


Having known some of the basic yet important details from above, we are now into the major subject of ‘how to match the ceiling with the floor using hand-knotted carpet’. Here is the run-down on the general guides and directives of the same.


  1. Color


Color is one of the prominent parameters in interior designs. It makes or breaks the visual flow of the room. Choosing the color of the carpet that matches your taste but also co-ordinate well with other components of the room is hard, but not if you plan ahead by knowing some of these pointers.


  • White paint to the ceiling is a classic choice for apparent reasons as it provides a clean look and creates a light and airy environment. This also allows us to experiment with different carpet colors.

For the white ceiling, any shades of carpet would suit the best. But to bring a cohesive look, it is advised that the color should be either a shade down of the wall color or should be in contrast with the wall painting.

  • When in doubt neutral and warm undertone colors are the safe choice. They blend seamlessly with most of the colors and styles.

  • Similar color carpet and ceiling painting enhance the brightness of the natural light.

  • Dark color carpets are usually opted to break the monochrome in the room i.e if the ceiling, wall painting, and furniture are same in color, dark shades or muted shades of blue, black and grey would suit the best.


1.1 Contrast color carpet


Even though basic colors are a timeless preference, it is always fun to experiment with different combinations to create your desired elegance in your room. So, a carpet can be in contrast with the ceiling while maintaining the balance between the color grid.


To create design uniformity, it is recommended either to keep the ceiling and carpet color the same but the wall painting in a contrasting color or to match the wall color and carpet same but different ceiling and furniture color.


  1. Modern carpet to match the ceiling


Since the dynamics of ceiling design have changed from plain white to some other color and even to sticking wallpaper onto it, a modern design carpet is an easy choice to match such various styles. Modern carpets come with a range of soft and warm tones and in different patterns like textured, abstract print, stripes, floral and geometric patterns. These carpets level up the aesthetic of the room with less planning and effort. Also, these carpets would match perfectly with the rustic wood ceiling as well.


A carpet is an impactful choice in any interior design. Even though there are no set rules, there are some key considerations that need attention before you plan to purchase a rug for your home. Hope this comprehensive guide helps you to make the best decision possible.


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