Figuring out the shape and size for an area rug can differ with each room in your home. Rugs provide an artistic touch and enhance your home décor. It acts as an artwork for the floor, which works as a frame. Size does matter because it helps in creating a well-balanced space. Follow the thumb rule- Start with the area rug and balance your wall paint with the designs and colors in the rug, along with matching throwaway cushions and wall paintings to create the ultimate effect.
The area rug should not be more than two feet away from the wall and should be of minimum six inches. The first thing to consider is the placement of the rug. Is it used to define an area or add softness or a burst of color to the room? Size matters. Measure up your space to ensure that your rug is both functional and balanced and adds a touch of class. Dining room rugs need to be large enough for the chairs to be pulled out from the table, without catching an edge or the rug being pulled out. Hallway runners need to show some floor on all sides, equal spacing. [Read more…]