12 Ways to Use a Rug to Pull a Room Together (PHOTOS)

Rugs are kind of like the superheroes of home decorating -- able to light up a room with unexpected color, unify the random into a beautiful whole, and leap design styles with a single pattern! Rugs can both set the stage and steal the show, and we've tracked down 12 great examples that show you how to up your decorating game.


Sofas, tables, and chairs are actually kind of lost without their leader: the area rug. Rugs help define a space while also bringing dimension, color, texture, and pattern to your home. Tip: If you've got wall-to-wall carpet, don't be afraid to layer an area rug on top! Think of it as a decor element rather than flooring.

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