Creative Ways to Use Rugs

Investing in a plush rug is money put to good use. As opposed to most detailing that can be DIY-ed, it is wise to splurge on this décor staple. Rugs can completely transform the look of a room by binding all the furniture together and defining areas. But there is more to these all-important decor must-haves than just adorning floors. Read on to find four creative ways of incorporating some seriously rich colors and textures to your home using rugs.

Coffee-table décor

Long gone are the times when you could buy a pretty table, put a couple of trinkets on it and call it a day. In the age of Pinterest, it’s all about making your homes reflect your tastes and aesthetic preferences. So naturally, a well designed coffee-table is the style du jour. Use a small rug to add texture to an otherwise plain surface and build details with streamlined accessories. Use a hand-woven piece and earn extra style points.

 

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Plus point; hides away any unsightly coffee stains!

Wall décor

A rug under the sofa? Been there done that! But a rug over the sofa, now that’s what you call adding character to rooms. Sure, you can frame a lovely painting or build a gallery wall, but this unusual placement of a rug on a wall makes a very bold statement. So hunt thrift shops for a unique design (the graphic rug designs don’t count!) and bring some Persian flair to your house.

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Décor vignettes

Creating vignettes is the best strategy for those who tend to get bored too quickly. There are no commitments and you can swap the accessories for a fresher look whenever the need arises. While you’re at it, use a cute little rug for added pizzazz. Can’t figure out how? The rule is, if a tray goes, so would a small rug.

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One for your feet

I know what you’re thinking. Aren’t rugs already meant for feet? But this is about more than just avoiding hard floors. Give your feet a luxe treatment by putting a faux fur rug next to your bed. The first thing your pretty soles deserve to feel every time you wake up is a soothing welcome, not the regular rough carpet bristles. Also, a rich fabric like fur instantly adds warmth and coziness, turning your bedroom into a luxurious retreat.

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Are there any décor tips you swear by? Sound up in the comments below.

Have a beautiful weekend!

 

 

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