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How to Choose an Awesome Area Rug No Matter What Your Space
High use, a low door, kids and pets running amok — whatever your area endures, this insight will help you find the right rug for it
"an area rug was a months-long journey that taught me everything I could want to know... flat-weave rugs with a visible patina. Where some see old and used, I see a romantic past... prayer rugs. 6' by 9' rugs are rare and may be a cut down of a longer rug that was... $100 on a rug, so this "rug as furniture" concept on higher end rugs is new to me. @Corey... the same rug or get 2 rugs that work well together. I found a rug at Home Decorators..."
11 Area Rug Rules and How to Break Them
"an area rug be? Some guidelines to work with... size of rug to use in a room?” It can prove to be hard deciding what size rug is best... that the rug should be large enough to slide under the front legs of sofas and chairs... on the rug! So, rather than being bound by rules, being aware of these guidelines... what size rug provides the visual effect you desire in the rooms of your house!... to the rug in a family room, or should you buy the rug and then match the rug to drapes..."
12 Ways to Work With Rugs for Warmth and Beauty
Try these ideas for rug placement, style and size for a pulled-together look and a great feel underfoot
"ideas for rug placement, style and size for a pulled-together look and a great feel underfoot... say a rug. I've developed a close relationship with my rug vendor over the years;... about rugs. After 18 years of buying rugs from him, the thrill is still there. Going... usually a rug. Rugs provide the cozy factor to most rooms. Here are a few suggestions... have a rug habit. If someone were to ask me what my favorite thing to buy is, without..."
On Trend: Antique Rugs to Dye For
Saturate a well-worn Turkish rug with vibrant colors, and what do you get? A floor covering that celebrates old and new
"Turkish rug with vibrant colors, and what do you get? A floor covering that celebrates... antique rug." "These rugs are true antiques from Turkey, and they have naturally... Turkish rugs in unexpected colors has landed on our shores, and interior designers... The rugs are well-worn antiques that have been redyed in eye-catching bold hues... "Overdyed rugs are one of my favorite ways to add a pop of color to a room," says interior..."
17 Gorgeous Ways to Work In a Patterned Area Rug
Add spark underfoot and pull a room together all around with a patterned rug as bold or subtle as you please
"patterned rug as bold or subtle as you please... to area rugs, we often take the safe route, opting for solid designs and neutral colors... patterned rug or two can unify disparate elements in a room and make a sea of plain... used area rugs to warm up cold stone or dirt floors. Today, with central heating, their... these rugs. One thing I don't like is a rug on top of a rug. Have seen decorators... great rug. I really like the runner rug for the long hall entry way since our new..."
How to Shop for a Persian Rug
A Persian carpet is an investment that can pay design dividends for years. Here's what to look for when you go shopping
"rsian rugs are beautiful, mysterious and show-stopping pieces that can last for... the most rug out of your shopping dollar.... The best rug dealers will let you take a rug home overnight or for the weekend to decide... Persian rugs. Rule #2. You must find a reputable dealer (try Imperial Rugs, Church... a bad rug: there are very nice Sinopersian and Indopersian rugs being made today... of the rug. A hand-knotted rug will look basically the same on the front and back..."
Discover the Rug Type Everyone Wants
You can clean them quickly. They come in every color and pattern imaginable. You can score one cheap. Say hello to flat-weave rugs
"this rug was no Hermès bag, but I can't say I was surprised. Flat-weave rugs have... flat-weave rug for a client, but it was completely sold out everywhere I looked. Now this... flat-weave rugs - they ruck! I prefer good old (literally, vintage) Persian pile rugs... PaylessRugs @hollybond -- Also try Rugs USA. I've seen an 8x10 for as low as $190... for a rug that worked/washed better. What do you put under these rugs? Have you seen..."
How to Combine Area Rugs in an Open Floor Plan
Carpets can artfully define spaces and distinguish functions in a wide-open room — if you know how to avoid the dreaded clash
"why area rugs are such a valuable asset in an open plan. They create the illusion of... several rugs in view of one another, it’s important to consider how they’ll look together... matching rugs. While that can be ideal in certain circumstances, at other times it can... the same rug or the reverse of another rug. The secret is to find rugs that compliment... Persian rug for my massive great room, but I need another rug for a more intimate..."
An Oriental Rug: It Really Ties the Room Together
"Oriental rug and a Persian rug?" According to a popular online source I tend to count... "Oriental rugs" describes hand knotted or woven rugs in this style from China, Vietnam... Oriental rug is handmade, while "Oriental-style rugs" are mass-produced.... Oriental rugs around because of some of the adventurous relatives we had who took long... woven rugs are. I can get lost in their patterns and admire something new about one..."
The Beauty of Contrast: Traditional Rugs in Contemporary Spaces
"kilim rug in a more modern room and watch the interest level skyrocket... ional rugs have stood the test of time. Their impeccable craftsmanship and intricate... traditional rug, whether on your travels, at an antiques shop or in the family treasure... These rugs look great in each of these rooms. I like the indigo rug! But all of the... the rugs work so well in these rooms! What great ideas and who knew rugs could make..."
Get Clever With Area Rugs for Warmth and Beauty
Give feet a soft landing, protect your floor, hide a stain ... with area rugs in your arsenal, you can win any flooring battle
"with area rugs in your arsenal, you can win any flooring battle... ns. A rug can do the same for floors. If your home is anything like my pet- and... priced rug. Choose well and your entry (wood or carpeted) can take on a whole new... a good rug style, pile and material, and some important advice on keeping a new rug... right rug. Thanks for the inspiration! Loving the colourful rugs Rugs are great.... outside rugs, carpet tiles like flor, or even flat weave rugs. You can find most of..."
8 Secrets to Pairing Patterns With an Oriental Rug
Plaids, florals, stripes — a good Oriental rug can stand up to almost any other pattern. These tips can help you master the effect
"Oriental rug can stand up to almost any other pattern. These tips can help you master... Oriental rug." Point taken. If you're lucky enough to have an authentic Oriental,... Oriental rug never goes out of style, and it works with just about any design scheme... matching rugs. I have this oriental style rug in my great room, but my dining table... to this rug....what color/style rug should I put under the dining table to coordinate..."
10 Reasons to Try a Moroccan Rug
"average area rug. They are made from the wool of sheep kept at high elevations, which yields... The rugs tend to be decorated with geometric or abstract designs. Since the mid-20th... Elm to Rugs USA. If you take a look at one up close, the difference between the real... these rugs? How do you handle coffee and food stains on these rugs? I've found that as... these rugs. We're "rugged out" at the moment, but I did wonder about keeping them..."
Guest Picks: Outdoor Rugs Step Lively Indoors
"outdoor rugs a stylish and durable choice for high-traffic rooms... outdoor rug would be more practical for the space. Outdoor rugs come in all colors... indoor rug, and you can easily clean them with a hose. The rugs will withstand heavy... how many rugs my family and I have gone through in our family room. It's a very hi... outdoor rugs, HOMESPICE's Out Durable rugs are fantastic. I have had their rugs for... outdoor rugs indoors just this morning! I'm looking for a really bright red rug for..."
Oriental Rugs Beyond the Living Room
"ional Rugs Create a Classic Look in Unexpected Places... environs, the rugs are equally if not more compelling. Consider throwing a rich rug of reds... ental rugs are a stalwart of the living room, study and den. It's a look I love,... Eastern rugs for lighter Far Asian rugs (Tibetan for instance)... We have exotic, luxurious... oriental rugs for sale. Our variety is endless, we have oriental rugs of all different..."