Kilims are flat-woven carpets or rugs produced from the Balkans to Pakistan. They are handmade with natural dyed wool and making a kilim is a highly regarded folk art.
These rugs have recently become very popular and trendy in Western home decor. They add contrast and definition to the spaces with their beautiful unique pattern and bright color. That explains why they are are making a huge comeback lately. By adding a kilim rug or a kilim pillow to the interior you can completely change the character of a room, creating a central focus and bringing a space together.
If you’re looking for something with rich color and pattern, look no further than these beautiful hand-woven kilim rugs.
We have selected some beautiful examples that will surely inspire you and make you fall in love with kilim rugs.
1. Kilim Rug in the Kitchen
These beautiful kilim rugs add color in a rather neutral-toned kitchen. Besides, they add a little cushioning in a space where you spend most of the time on your feet and kitchen tiles can be cold as well. If you are concerned that it will be difficult to keep clean, choose a rug with a dark background, they are great at hiding spots.
2. Under The Coffee Table
With a large kilim rug you can make a statement under a coffee table. A well-chosen rug can make a huge difference to your living room’s atmosphere and it will make the space feel instantly complete. Alternatively a jute rug can be placed for underneath to fill in the space. Add some accessories, like here the sisal baskets on the wall.
3. Layered Kilim Rugs
You can create a unique atmosphere in a living area by layering three, four kilim rugs. You can use even more if you have a large space. The important rule is to use rugs that are in the same color family but have different patterns. All the kilim rugs should be visually similar weight and the styles of the rugs should also match.
4. Kilim for the Bathroom
Small rooms are not so easy to decorate because they feel cramped when filled up with too many things. It is important to keep the space tidy and clutter-free. However if you still want to decorate it, a vivid rug such as kilim can easily give personality even to a small spaces.
5. DIY Project – Kilim Bench
Do you have an old bench that needs a little upgrade? Here is a fantastic DIY project that is quick and easy, you only have to pick a kilim rug with a pattern and colors that match your interior. The vibrant kilim fabric will definitely brighten up your space whether it is the bedroom or living room. This bench will be a cool statement piece.
6. Hang a Kilim Rug on the Wall
Kilim rugs make a beautiful wall decoration as well. The bright colors and handmade patterns look super stylish in neutral environment. Hang a vintage kilim rug behind your bed to replace a headboard and bring the space together.
7. Dining Room
We totally fell in love with this jaw-dropping dining room look! The vivid red-orange kilim rug is in perfect contrast with the white chairs and the dark wooden floor. Check out that modern bronze copper shade pendant light! This contemporary piece adds style to the interior!
8. Kilim Floor Pillows
Floor pillows make a living room more relaxed and intimate. They are not only inviting but also provide great extra seating, plus you can easily move them around. Kilim pillows look beautiful on wooden floors and create a bohemian atmosphere.
9. Kilim for the Bedroom
With a large kilim rug you can completely change the character of your bedroom. The beautiful color and pattern of this rug creates a central focus and makes the room warm and welcoming. You can experiment with smaller rug spread in front of the bed if you have a smaller space.
10. Kilim Pillows
With a few small details you can make a big impact on a space. The colorful kilim pillows add jolt of interest especially when mixed with graphic prints. It gives depth and life to the space. Add some plants, succulents or cacti in pretty pots and the room will feel complete.