Matching Your Carpet to Your Walls

Your carpet and walls are two of the most important and visually demanding elements of any rooms’ decor. As such, it’s integral your walls complement your carpet so as to create a cohesive look. But how do you find a great color scheme for your walls and carpets? Follow these steps and you’re room will be complete in no time:

Match Your Walls with the Carpet

Carpet is generally tougher and more demanding to change than your walls, so you might want to stick with the carpet as the focal point and match your wall color appropriately. If you feel like changing the room up further down the road, just pick a new wall shade to accompany it.

Neutral Shades

Neutral carpets are always great for working with a variety of colors (for both the wall and furniture). By opting for a less conspicuous carpet, you’re allowing yourself to be more daring when it comes to the rest of your decor. Experiment with different shades, or even have a feature wall or strikingly patterned wallpaper. Remember neutral doesn’t have to be boring – opt for a carpet with some depth to in terms of texture and flecks of darker shades.

Color Wheel

If you haven’t discovered it yet, the color wheel is your new best friend. It’s invaluable when it comes to any to any decor taste, helping you to pick colors to contrast and harmonize. You can opt for colors in the same family (side-by-side in the wheel), or those that complement, (opposite sides). You can also find many different color formulas online to provide you with sufficient inspiration.


The best thing you can do to find the right color scheme for your home is to experiment. Get testers and paint them on the wall to see how they look in relation to your carpet. See how the colors sit together and make an educated choice.