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Using Small Rugs to Decorate

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Last post, I wrote about how to decorate with large rugs. And now I want to discuss how using small rugs in your room. When you begin to decorate your home or if you just want to make a simple change a small rug can make a big difference. There are several different ways you can use a small rug to add beauty and comfort to your home.

In the Kitchen

You can use small rugs around the kitchen sink for added comfort and style. While preparing dinner or washing dishes you will be able to provide comfort to your tired feet when you step onto a small braided rug in front of the sink.

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Decorating With Large Rugs

Large rugs can be used in any area in the house. They were very popular in the early part of the 20th century, until they were replaced by the ubiquitous wall to wall carpeting, which suddenly became much sought after. Recently, decorating with large rugs seems to have regained its lost popularity amongst most decorators. Even those who have wall to wall carpeting are still using large rugs in spaces in their house. Why? Because area rugs look pretty and add a sense of warmth to any home.

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Tips to Decide an Area Rug Size

Choosing an area rug that will suit your needs and the needs of your home is a difficult task if you don’t know what size you’re looking for. Check out these simple rules and save yourself and your home from a fashion disaster.

Decorating with rugs should be a simple, fun task that makes your home look beautiful and new, even if that’s the only thing you change. But if you’re unaware of the simple little tips and tricks that make using rugs as décor superb looking you may end up with more of a fashion faux pas on your hands than anything else. One of the biggest mistakes people make when selecting area rugs for their homes is purchasing the wrong size area rug. Here are some ways you can determine what size area rug you need for your home so you can avoid overdoing it or under-doing it.

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Rugs for Luxury

A luxury rug is a great addition to any room. These rugs are unique in color and design. Each rug offers a bright color that looks warm and feels warm too. Luxury rugs originally come from China, Tibet, India, and Pakistan. Weaving is part of art. Each rug is handmade. They are made up of countless numbers of knots. These rugs are created by experienced weavers. It could take anywhere from a few months to over a year to create each masterpiece, it depends on how many knots are tied per square inch. Because they are handmade they are very expensive but they are worth every penny.

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How to Make a Rag Rug

It does not require much skill to make a reasonably attractive rug, and if you would rather make your own than buy one, you will find this simple guide to making a rug interesting and very helpful. You will be using waste materials, so it’s a great way to reuse and recycle old clothes. You just need to be able to do a little crochet – if you do not know how, you can easily pick up the basics – which are all that is required here – by looking up crochet lessons online.

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Using Contemporary Rugs In Your Home

If you are shopping around for a great contemporary area rug for your home you’ll notice there are many different styles, patterns, colors, and features now in area rugs than there ever was before. Contemporary area rugs are sometimes very catchy to the eye when you enter the room. So how do you know if it’s for your taste and style? If you aren’t too into the perfection of style but would rather go for something which matches your lifestyle, then contemporary will somehow have to be tied in with your theme of choice.

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What Size Area Rug Do I Need

Determining the proper size for a room’s area rug can become a bit daunting and takes many factors into consideration. Room and furniture size, style, and personal preference all need to be taken into consideration. Before going out to look for a new area rug, start by taking a few measurements in your space. You will first need the over all dimension of the room you are shopping for. There is no sense in purchasing a rug that will have to curl up at the ends of the wall.

The second group of measurements you will need is the furniture that you intend to place on, around or near your area rug. A key component of good design is proportion. If you have a gargantuan sofa, you do not want to purchase a small rug that will just get lost lying next to the furniture.

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Entering the Magical World of Area Rugs

Welcome to my velove site. Today I want to share about rug. For sheer beauty and style; functionality and durability, nothing can match fabulous area rugs. In recent times, area rugs have become all the rage and many people are replacing wall to wall carpeting with wooden floors covered by area rugs in all colors, reversing a trend that began in the 1960s when wood floors were covered up with wall to wall carpeting.

There are many different types of area rugs to choose from. Walking into a store to buy an area rug without knowing the difference could very well have you tied up in knots.

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