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6 Tips to Layering Rugs

February 26, 2018

6 Tips to Layering Rugs.

 

Many people question whether they should layer rugs or not. If you have wall to wall carpeting, hardwood or tile, we’re here to say why not? However, if you don't have carpeting, be brave and layer rugs. Take a look at our 6 tips and tell us any you plan on trying.

 

1.) Texture is key. When layering carpet, it is important to vary the texture. Area rugs add an easy elegant touch to any space. This one is soft and light, anchoring the room.

                                                          Design by Studio McGee

 

2.) Color does it. When choosing to layer carpet, make sure the colors complement each other. Complementing colors bring contrast and elevation within a room. These 2 here add a significant pop! 

                                                          Design by Amber Interiors

 

3.) Size makes a difference. It is better for your rug to begin just before the bedside tables than float in the middle of a room. As you see in the design below, the rug is perfectly scaled to the room and aligned with the bed for a finishing touch.

                                                           Design by Ave Styles

 

4.) Pattern adds flow. If the space your designing is plain, pick a pattern to open it up. By incorporating this, it allows the room to flow and creates a welcoming space. This added an eclectic feel to this clean, simple room.

                                                           From Domino Magazine

 

5.) The power of stripes. Stripes are a very striking design element to use, they make a statement and are a definite show stopper. When paired with wood tones, any living room feels warm and welcoming.