How To Arrange Furniture Around A Rug: 4 Tips For Decorative Style

Friday, September 5th 2014. | Living Room


If you want to make living room look interesting you have to know the ways on how to arrange furniture around a rug. An area rug can be seen not only in the living room, but also in the dining room, bedroom and bathroom.  This item is very important. It is not only functional, but also decorative. The home owners sometimes use the area rug to decorate the outdoor space such as the outdoor kitchen, porches, decking area and gazebo. If you want to make the living room in the house more decorative to view, check the interesting ideas on how to arrange furniture around a rug:

How to Arrange Furniture Around a Rug

How to Arrange Furniture Around a Rug

How To Arrange Furniture Around A Rug: Tips 1

The living room will look interesting if you can create a nice spot with an area rug and furniture.  This relaxing space is often filled with a coffee table, sofa, armchair and love seat. To make the people comfortable when entertaining the guests, you can spread an area rug based on the theme in the living room below the coffee table. You can choose a round area rug if the coffee table is in rectangular or square space.

Furniture Around a Rug In Traditional Pattern

Furniture Around a Rug In Traditional Pattern

How To Arrange Furniture Around A Rug: Tips 2

The living room in a great room can feature an area rug. Many people want to enjoy warm floor when stepping on the living room. You can walk with bare feet if the area rug is comfortable. You can spread an area rug in various places in the living room. You can have it in front of the side table. A small area rug is great to locate in front of the door in living room.

Furniture Around a Rug

Furniture Around a Rug

How To Arrange Furniture Around A Rug: Tips 3

The area rug in the living room is not only used for decorative purpose. You can also use it to avoid any cracks on the floor when you pull out the wooden living room chairs. You can have a big area rug which can cover the space of the living room furniture. Set it below the table and chairs. The type of area rug used in the living room should be thick and firm.  The design and color depends on the theme of living room. You can have it in dark brown color with floral pattern for traditional style. If you want to make it look modern, spread area rug in geometrical pattern under the living room chairs and table.

How to Arrange Furniture Around a Rug

How to Arrange Furniture Around a Rug

How To Arrange Furniture Around A Rug: Tips 4

The last place to arrange the area rug is in the living room hall. You can create a focal point by using an expensive area rug in medallion pattern. Spread it in the middle of the living room hall and set a cute table on it.

Modern  Furniture Around a Rug

Modern Furniture Around a Rug

Do you have more tips to add on how to arrange furniture around a rug?


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