Tawny port

Deep purples, rich red hues and classic burgundy tones are leading the way into autumn. Timeless and elegant, this inviting colour adds an instant warmth and feeling of cosiness to any room. The deeper colours will work in the autumn and winter months, but surprisingly they also work with the summer months – simply introduce lighter tones and accessories to brighten up the scheme.

This interesting colour looks sublime in plush Saxony carpets or as an accent in classic patterns such as a statement stripe. We love this plummy hue on walls, especially when complemented with grey or natural woods.

Boston Stripe Carpet in Lavender Boston Stripe Carpet in Lavender

Bold and beautiful striped carpets

You just can’t go wrong with a stripy carpet. Classic and bold without overwhelming or dominating a room, this timeless design will work in all homes, from modern new builds to period properties. The dramatic dark wall highlights the carpet, but keep furniture and accessories to more neutral tones for an attractive contrast.

Albion Twist Carpet in Mulberry Albion Twist Carpet in Mulberry

Albion Twist carpet in Mulberry

A cosy carpet is a real treat in any bedroom. Stepping out of bed and onto a smooth carpet is a delight for your feet; especially in the colder months. A luxurious-looking deep purple carpet will add a five star hotel feel to any room – and for the ultimate cosy ambience, paint the walls a deep plum hue and throw in splashes of grey for extra style points.

Balterio Laminate in Xpressions Milkshake Balterio Laminate in Xpressions Milkshake

Balterio laminate in Xpressions Milkshake

Thought laminate flooring was just wood effects? Think again. Modern geometric flooring adds a contemporary feel to any room, but it looks particularly bold in a sleek, minimalist kitchen. Smooth, simple cabinets, eye-catching paint on the walls and a minimalist vibe lets the floor speak for itself.

Sundae Soft Saxony carpet in Plum Sundae Soft Saxony carpet in Plum

Pretty in plum

The genius thing about a dark carpet is that it can cover a multitude of sins – think spilt drinks, crayons, and even trodden-in crumbs! As much as we’d like to think we’d keep our flooring immaculate, it’s inevitable that these things happen. A super soft carpet is a real treat in the bedroom, but it’s not just for kids, the grown-ups deserve something nice too.

The only question left now is… are you going to embrace the Tawny Port trend? Tag us in your Instagram pictures on @carpetright_uk or Tweet us on @carpetright!

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