Okay, please listen. Get an area rug for your room. Get an area rug for most of your rooms. Area rugs define the room. They’re so necessary!
I know, I know. You’re worried about how to pick the right rug and lay it out. Don’t worry. I got you.
Area Rugs for Your Living Room
Pick a size that fits your space. Make sure it’s not wall to wall. Then, layout your furniture based on the size of your area rug.
Take a look at the layouts below and you’ll see that your area rug should basically match the size of your dining table with the chairs.
You want the area rug to extend a minimum of 18 inches on either side of the bed. Show the existing floor below the rug, so make sure it’s not wall to wall. This will make the room feel bigger.
Get brave. You can do it. Really! Check out these hacks and ideas for mixing area rugs.