Decorating With Area Rugs

Area rugs are a great way to add style to a room. They require minimal effort, are easy to come by and inexpensive. Check out these inspiring area rugs.

Photo By: Geoffrey Hodgdon

Underneath It All

By placing a large area rug directly underneath furniture, living room dwellers are given a comfortable sitting area without the pain of installing carpets.

Un-Centered

Area rugs don't have to line up in perfect symmetry. Here, designer Andreas Charalambous complements the different angles and recesses of this dining room by placing the neutral rug off-center.

Take a Seat

This large area rug carpets the majority of this sitting area, allowing guests to get comfy on the floor as well as the couch.

Optical Illusion

Designer Erinn Valencich places an area rug in line with an oversized mirror to elongate a small space.
From: Erinn Valencich

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