What’s blue and white and soft all over? Rugs!

A combination of blues and whites in a room can produce a very calming effect. Whether it’s a nautical theme, a beach house or a “Man Room,” blue and white can brighten up any living space using warm or cool shades.

The easiest way to pull together a theme is with a blue and white area rug. Of course, rugs come in many styles and patterns. But a maximum-yet-subtle result is achieved through stripes. A striped blue and white rug is elegant without overpowering the other details in the room. Moreover, the pattern translates well with any type of room decor, from formal to casual.

Be maritime, anytime. Stripes don’t look dated here.

Keep it light and beachy…

… or dark [furniture] and sunny.

Stripes prevent this bedroom from being over-romantic.

Complement a minimalist room, and warm it up by matching the rafters.

Mix up patterns. Chevron and squares share angular lines, which makes this look fresh, not mismatched.

Blue and white rugs have several timeless uses, and McMullin Design Group can make it work for any room in your house.

Photo source: Cape Cod Designs; Cote de Texas; Habitually Chic; Name 5 Things


  1. Joe Shaheen says:

    Bridget convinced us to get a blue and white striped carpet for our great room about 5 years ago. Not only do we love and enjoy it each day, we also get tons of compliments. When we are asked how we came up with such a great design idea, we simply say: McMullin Design. Thank you Bridget!!!

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