Can I use a carpet remnant for an area rug
April 18, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I am trying to find a budget friendly area rug. If I find a carpet remnant and had it finished, would it look nice enough?
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Yes! You can have the edges bound at a carpet store. I think when I asked about it, it was around $75 to bind the 9x12 I was thinking of having them cut for me.
April 18, 2013 at 9:29pm   
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Yes, depending on the quality of the carpet it could look very nice. You should consider a pad underneath such a rug as carpeting usually is installed over padding. The advantage of using a remnant is that you can have it bound in the exact size that you want. I've used binding to match the carpet, but I have also seen it done with a contrasting color or shade.
April 18, 2013 at 9:31pm     
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Thank you so much for your responses and ideas - very helpful!
April 18, 2013 at 9:52pm   
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