5 Ways to Upgrade Your Bath Mat & Consider a Bath Rug

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Every detail counts when it comes to creating truly welcoming and thoughtful interiors. This applies to even the most seemingly minor accessories.

Take bath mats, for example. If your bath mat is falling short of your expectations, it may be time for an upgrade.

Here’s a closer look at some things to keep in mind when selecting a bath mat for your bathroom, along with five ways to enhance your bathroom with a new bath mat or bath rug.

 

Bath Rugs Vs. Bath Mats

“How do I choose a bath mat?” is a question we hear a lot of here at Peacock Alley. To answer it, we must first address another frequently asked question: “What’s the difference between a bath mat and a bath rug?

The answer is relatively simple: While both can be used to absorb water following a bath or shower, bath mats tend to be more utilitarian while bath rugs act as elements of design in and of themselves.

Compare bath rugs and bath mats. | Peacock Alley

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Bath Mat

If you’re thinking of enhancing your bathroom with a new bath mat, you have several options. In addition to swapping out your current bath mat for a higher-quality one, you may also consider upgrading to a more luxurious bath rug.

1. Focus on Fluff

While stepping out of the shower onto a flat bath mat is an improvement over stepping onto cold, slick tile, it’s nothing compared to the sensation of stepping onto a super-soft bath rug.

For example, the Tiffany Cloud Bath Rug boasts premier plushness guaranteed to help your bathroom achieve the sought-after spa-like feel.

2. Coordinate your Colors

Whether you go with a bath mat or bath rug, coordinating its hue with the color palette of your bathroom is a simple yet significant way to improve the aesthetic of your space.

Both the Tiffany Bath Rug and our Jubilee Bath Mat are available in warm versatile, neutral hues.

3. Size Up

If you’re working with a larger space, upgrading to a larger bath mat or bath rug can add up to a more luxurious bathroom experience. Both the Tiffany Bath Rug and Tiffany Cloud Rug are available in your choice of small (20" x 31") or large (24" x 40") sizes.

Speaking of sizing up, the Tiffany Cloud Rug has a uniquely high profile thanks to its high density memory foam insert.

4. Seek Out Prints and Patterns

Bath mats may be more basic than bath rugs, but this doesn’t mean they can’t elevate the look and feel of your bathroom. For example, the Nantucket Bath Mat features a sculpted diamond pattern that adds an unexpected element of visual interest.

5. Add a Monogram

Every item in your home is a reflection of your personal taste and aesthetic. Enter monogramming. There’s no better way to add a self-expressing element of refinement to your space than with a monogrammed bath mat or bath rug from Peacock Alley.

Whichever bath mat or rug you choose, you can do so with peace of mind knowing that you’re getting exceptional quality and performance with Peacock Alley.

What to Look for in the Best Bath Mat?

Just because bath mats are functional by nature doesn’t mean they’re all the same. In fact, some bath mats incorporate additional elements that help bridge the gap between typical no-nonsense bath mats and more luxurious bath rugs.

For example, they may be made with high-quality fabrics, such as 100 percent long staple cotton. They may also come in attractive colors or feature decorative design elements.

The Nantucket Bath Mat made with long staple cotton. | Peacock Alley

Here’s a closer look at the attributes of two best-selling Peacock Alley bath mats:

The Jubilee Bath Mat

  • 100% long staple cotton
  • Features an eye-catching textured weave with a framed border
  • The perfect combo of softness and absorbency
  • Imported from Portugal
  • Available in four harmonious hues

The Nantucket Bath Mat

  • 100% long staple cotton
  • A classic, tailored, and finished look thanks to a sculpted diamond pattern
  • Solid terry backing
  • Imported from Turkey
  • A consummate blend of form and function

Luxury Bath Rugs: Beyond the Basics

While some bath mats can offer comfort and absorbency, soft and thick bath rugs offer a premium experience, including the following attributes:

  • Moisture wicking and antimicrobial properties
  • Unparalleled softness and comfort
  • Easy care
  • Durability
The Tiffany Cloud Rug with memory foam. | Peacock Alley

    Here’s a closer look at the attributes of two best-selling Peacock Alley bath rugs:

    The Tiffany Bath Rug

    • 100% long staple cotton
    • Unparalleled sumptuousness and softness
    • Available in a variety of soothing neutral hues
    • Imported from Portugal
    • Available in a small or large size

    The Tiffany Cloud Rug

    • Includes a naturally antimicrobial, water-repellent high density memory foam insert
    • Next-level softness and loft
    • Durable loop construction
    • Removeable memory foam insert for easy care
    • Imported from Portugal
    • Available in a small or large size

      

    Not only are all bath rugs and bath mats from Peacock Alley machine washable, they're also all made with the very best 100 percent cotton. To take your bathroom from ordinary to extraordinary with a little help from Peacock Alley, shop our luxurious collection of bath mats and bath rugs today.

     

     

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