Tantalizing Textured Rugs

Rugs are more than something to look at. Textured rugs can be cozy and fluffy or tough and durable.

Fluff 'n' Stuff

Designer Andreas Charalambous gave this basement living space a super-soft rug that just begs to be danced on.

Just Beachy

A house on the beach calls for a tougher rug that won't allow sand to sink down in its fibers. This red piece is tough, but certainly not rough.

Perfectly Plush

Too old for stuffed animals? This plush rug is super-soft to the touch without being too juvenile. Photo courtesy of Revco International.

Smooth Criminal

This rug may not look like the most comfortable thing to wake up to, but the tightly-woven fabrics make it smooth as butter.

Shades of Gray

This fluffy gray rug is begging you to rub your face in it. Photo courtesy of Revco International.

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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.

Painted Canvas Area Rug

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

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.

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.

Painting a Faux Area Rug

Jazz up a plain concrete or wood floor by painting a geometric pattern that looks like an area rug.

How to Make One Large Custom Area Rug from Several Small Ones

You can make a custom, large-scale graphic area rug for your small space. Just follow these easy step-by-step instructions.

How to Add a Colorful, Geometric Pattern to a Basic Outdoor Rug

Give a drab gray rug the color treatment with paint samples and tape. With a few colors or a lot of colors, this pattern offers infinite ways to add a punch to your patio.