Rugs are a great decor addition to any room, but they also work as the foundation of what your decor will be. Most big rooms ask for a rug since you can’t add too much furniture or else the place will just look cluttered. We know it can be tricky to transform a room with a rug, and that’s why we’ve selected these ideas on how to use rugs in decorating for you.
“Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love” - Nate Berkus
Cozy and Perfect for Summer
You can take advantage of summertime to decorate your house with bright colors, such as blue and green, and use a white, fuzzy rug to add style without making it all about the floor!
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Talk about huge rugs, this is one of a kind! Also a great example on how to decorate with a rug in a simple way. It adds a nice contrast with the white walls, at the same time it’s discreet and classy.
Work with Layers
If you’re feeling a bit torn about your rug choice, you could try mixing and matching a couple of options. The room from the picture, for example, has a neutral granulated texture topped with a vintage rug - and it totally works, don’t you think? In addition, it’s a nice way to add dimension to your living room.
As you can see in this room, there’s not much going on. However, it is still beautiful and stylish and we can give a congrats to that diamond patterned rug for doing that job! If you like your home to have a neutral and simple style, one of the best house decoration tips you’ll get is using a patterned rug.
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The pattern combined with the fringes on this rug bring a cozy energy to this room. It looks like you’re going in there and feel the warmth of receiving a hug from your mom. The color orange also helps bring that vibe, since it radiates warmth and happiness.
In case you end up still insecure about your choice, try contacting a local decorator to give you some tips.
If you want to go bold and make the rug the center of attention in the room, a huge animal print rug is the way to go! Your friends will envy your courage of adding such style to your home decor.
There are several ways you can go bold to make your home decor the most amazing ever, these Bold Wallpaper Decorating Ideas are a perfect example!
Black and White Stripes
Stripes are also a way to captivate your attention when entering a room. Since this kitchen is an all-white kitchen, using an black and white striped rug is the perfect idea for your house decoration. As a bonus, it also makes the kitchen look bigger!
Which of these ideas will you try in your home? Let us know in the comments below and find more inspiring ideas on our Facebook page.