Decorating With Rugs

You can't go wrong with rugs. They provide a comfortable place to walk on, keep floors warm and are an easy way to update a room. Be inspired by these interesting rugs, ranging from traditional to eclectic.

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Over Exposed

These traditional red rugs work nicely with the space's red brick walls.

Roll Out the Orange Carpet

Long, rectangular rugs create a comfortable path to this bath's tub and shower.

Right on the Dot

A little girl's Hello Kitty inspired room features a circular, pink rug.

Pieces of the Puzzle

These oddly-shaped rugs bring an oversized room together in a design by Barbi Krass.

Hip to Be Square

A geometric rug placed slightly off-center creates visual interest.

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Picking the Perfect Area Rug

Kathy McCleary gets advice from decorating experts on choosing the perfect area rug to complement your home.

Choosing the Best Area Rug for Your Space

Figuring out the right shape and size for an area rug can differ with each room in your home. Follow these expert tips to help you choose the best rugs to suit your home.

How to Make a Rope Rug

Use thick rope and silicone paint to create a chic doormat that will add a splash of color to any entryway. The polyester rope and smooth paint are durable enough for snow-covered boots or wet spring shoes.

Chic Rugs That Make Having Pets So Much Easier

We took a deep dive into the world of pet-friendly rugs and are ready to share tips and tricks for fellow pet people.

Area Rugs 101

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Painted Canvas Area Rug

Transform a basic drop cloth into a one-of-a-kind outdoor area rug with these simple steps.

Small Kitchen Rugs

Revamp your small kitchen with the addition of an accent rug to complement your color palette and even to cover imperfections in floors.