Navy blue and white area rugs offer a strong design with a distinct contrast that really adds character to any room. These rugs are most often associated with a coastal look and a nautical theme.
Navy and white area rugs can be used in any room of the house. They are especially great as outdoor rugs in patios, gardens, pool decks, or balconies. As such, you can match them with wooden or wicker furniture to achieve a proper resort look.
White and navy blue area rugs are typically used within traditional decors surrounded by mainly white walls.
Here are some ideas on how to use navy and white area rugs to accentuate the look of your living room, bedroom, kitchen, or outdoor area.
Living Room Navy and White Area Rug Combinations
While most navy and white area rugs are used within coastal living rooms with traditional decor, some contemporary options are also quite beautiful. In addition, navy blue and white area rugs can work pretty well with white and brown sofas.
The Contemporary Look with Navy and White Rugs|
Navy blue is an intense and deep color that adds a moody and romantic feel to a living room. Combined with dark blue walls and cushions of different shades, a white and navy area rug can become a great design asset to a contemporary living room, adding much-needed detail and depth to the floor.
Tip: Match a navy and white area rug with a dark blue wall to create an intense immersive look in your living room.
The Coastal Laid Back Look|
Most navy and white area rugs are used to make a living room seem like it is located right next to the sea. This low pile striped rug in navy and white is a great choice to add a summer house feel to any interior. It also enriches the color scheme of an otherwise washout and flat room.
Tip: Match a white and navy area rug with dark blue and navy cushions on a white couch for a full nautical theme in your living room.
The Navy White Area Rug and Brown Leather Sofa|
Matching a leather sofa with a navy and white area rug is a design move that always works. This color combination creates a gratifying urban look, which is good for both a homey feel as well as a more office-like atmosphere.
Tip: Use a white rug with navy accents in a small living room to brighten up the space. Instead, opt for a rug with a navy background and hints of white in a large living room that can withstand a moody atmosphere.
Bedroom Navy and White Area Rug Combinations
White and navy area rugs are used to give bedrooms a yacht club nautical theme. In addition, they work well with dark hardwood floors!
The Oriental Navy and White Rug|
If you have dark or cherry hardwood floors in your bedroom, then an Oriental Navy and white area rug is a perfect choice to make the room look more elegant. This strong impactful color palette combined with the Oriental motifs creates a very attractive and charismatic look for a master bedroom.
Tip: Add navy blue accents throughout the bedroom to create a cohesive and well-balanced design.
The Fresh Summer Look|
Navy and white rugs can be matched with white and blue bed linens to create a Greek-style fresh summer look. In addition, the navy wallpaper and white wall elements give more design details to the bedroom.
Tip: Layer a low pile white and navy area rug on a Jute larger rug underneath a bed to add more warmth to a fresh-looking bedroom.
The Country Club Look|
A navy blue and white area rug can be used to complete a nautical-themed bedroom with a distinct sophisticated country club look. Use a woven cotton low pile rug like in this image if the bedroom is located in areas that experience a lot of rain. These rugs are easy to clean. All you have to do is throw them in the washing machine when you notice stains.
Tip: You can match a navy and white area rug with other wooden or leather accessories in the bedroom to create a more stylish look.
Kitchen Navy and White Area Rug Combinations
Kitchen navy and white area rugs are more appropriate for large kitchens with a traditional design. They give character and sophistication to the room, especially when they have an Oriental design. In addition, most navy blue and white rugs used in a kitchen are runners between kitchen aisles. Larger area rugs can also be placed in L-shaped or U-shaped rooms.
The Striped Kitchen Runner|
Add a coastal-looking navy blue and white kitchen runner to make a traditional kitchen look fresh and timeless. This color combination works best within an all-white kitchen.
Tip: Match a few runners in navy and white if you have a large kitchen, to inject the nautical theme in every inch of the room.
The Cotton Throw Rug|
A low pile navy and white throw rug in the kitchen can make it look more appealing and inviting. In addition, this type of rug hides stains and water spills, allowing you to wash the rug less often.
Tip: Always use a rubber pad underneath a throw rug in the kitchen to secure it in place and avoid any accidents.
The Large Area Rug|
Navy blue and white large area rugs are perfect in open space kitchens that flow into the dining room. These rugs work really well if you already have a blue and white theme going on in your home. In addition, you can match navy and white area rugs with natural wood furniture and golden light fixtures.
Tip: Match a large navy blue and white area rug with wicker or bamboo furniture for a southern traditional look.
Outdoor Navy and White Area Rug Combinations
Outdoor navy and white area rugs are appropriate for any patio, garden, balcony, or pool area. They go well with wooden decks and wicker furniture.
The High Contrast Rug|
Outdoor areas need color and texture to really match the surrounding natural setting. If you have a monochrome decor that you like to keep simple and elegant, a navy and white high contrast rug can make it more impactful and graceful.
Tip: Pick a rug with a repeated pattern for your outdoor space to accentuate a traditional patio look.
The Trellis Balcony Rug|
Navy and white area rugs in balconies can be matched with wooden furniture and plants with broad leaves to create a cozy oasis look. The strong trellis design of the rug adds charm to the entire area.
Tip: Find a water and stain-resistant indoor/outdoor navy and white rug to place on a balcony. These rugs are both durable as well as soft. This is a perfect combination for transitional spaces such as covered patios or balconies.
The Navy and White Poolside Area Rug|
Wicker furniture looks best when it is anchored by a navy and white area rug. You can use this harmonious combination by the pool and create a relaxing outdoor living room where to enjoy hot summer days.
Tip: Find a low pile polypropylene rug that is resistant to water and does not fade under the sun. This way, the strong deep blue color of the rug will always remain as vibrant as the color of the pool.
Best Navy and White Area Rugs of 2021
Here are some of our favorite navy blue and white area rugs of 2021.
Blue Diamond Tribal Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug
This is a 100% Polypropylene machine-made rug, durable and resistant to mold and mildew. Thanks to its indoor/outdoor qualities as well as interesting tribal design, this rug can be used on patios and balconies in addition to indoor rooms.
You can place it within a white living room on light hardwood floors. You can also use it in the kitchen or laundry room as well as a summer-themed bedroom. The fact that this navy and white area rug is so versatile puts it on our list of favorites!
Blue Regency Stripes Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug
Next in our list of best 2021 rugs is the striped navy and white rug. This is an ‘old classic’ rug that can instantly make you feel like you are closer to a sandy beach. As such, it goes pretty well surrounded by greenery and wicker furniture.
You can also match it with steel frame sets to create a sophisticated industrial look. This rug is perfect for balconies, patios, dining rooms, and even poolside areas.
Navy Moroccan Chevron Area Rug
Plush rugs such as the Navy Moroccan Chevron Area Rug are perfect additions to any bedroom. This white and navy area rug offers a minimal design that adds a subtle Bohemian feel to your interior decor.
Blue Starfish And Stripes Area Rug
Navy and white rugs are always associated with a nautical theme, especially when the design of the rug itself includes sea animals such as the Blue Starfish And Stripes Area Rug. This rug is perfect for summer homes as well as children’s bedrooms. It offers a low pile which works pretty well in high traffic areas.
Dark Blue Distressed Persian Area Rug
The Dark Blue Distressed Persian Area Rug is an all-time favorite navy and white rug. It combines the sophistication of Oriental motifs with the elegance and character of distressed rugs. You can place it in a living room and match it with a brown leather couch for an elegant look. Y
ou can also use it in a large U-shaped kitchen and protect your floors from spills and stains with a beautiful rug that does not ask you to make a compromise between functionality and aesthetics.
Blue Faded Shadow Mystique Area Rug
The Blue Faded Shadow Mystique Area Rug is a proper artwork on your floors. You can place it in the living room or bedroom to accentuate the design of the space with this beautiful rug. In addition, this alluring rug will help make the decor of the room modern and timeless.
Navy Anchors Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug
Navy and white area rugs are perfect for yachts and themed Airbnb-s by the sea. The Navy Anchors Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug is a perfect choice for these settings not only because of its design that complements the coastal theme but also thanks to its features. This rug is resistant to water and mildew and can work well in high traffic areas, such as rentals. It requires little maintenance and most importantly, it does not shed.
Navy Mod Trellis Area Rug
The Navy Mod Trellis Area Rug offers a luxurious feeling under your feet in addition to a vibrant and attractive look. You can place it in the living room and create a charming 70s look. Alternatively, you can also use it in a bedroom to make the room look stylish and comfortable.
Navy Jute Braided Area Rug
Our list of favorite navy and white area rugs could not miss the 100% Jute braided rug. This handmade rug is stylish in addition to being eco-friendly. The navy background with subtle hints of white adds a relaxing modern Boho feel to any room you put it in. Its soft surface makes it a perfect throw rug you can put on a wooden bench or bay window. You can sit on it for hours and enjoy its silky surface.
Navy Newcomb Area Rug
Last but not least, the Navy Newcomb Area Rug is a fashionable navy and white area rug that works perfectly within modern rustic traditional decors. Thanks to its Oriental motifs and mature color palette, you can match it with white or grey couches and wooden side tables to create a timeless design that looks inviting and fascinating. You can also insert it within an industrial decor to soften up its look and offer a romantic vintage feel.