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Here Is How You Can Use Rugs To Enhance Your Interior Design

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Rugs are a great way to accentuate the rooms in your house. Their versatility and wide range of colors and patterns can be used to experiment with your interior design and add elegance to your home. Consider incorporating some beautiful rugs into your decor to create a magazine-worthy living space. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of tips that you may find helpful.

Consider The Size of the Rug

Good interior design involves more than what meets the eye. The size of the rugs used in a particular room is essential to the overall decor. For instance, when placing a rug under the dining table, it’s important to include two extra feet on either side to avoid scraping the wood underneath the rug when you move the chairs. The sofa should be entirely or partially on the rug in the living room. Also, when selecting a rug for your bedroom, you must consider placing other furniture in the room to ensure they don’t interfere.

Figure Out Which Patterns and Designs Look the Best 

When it comes to interior design, selecting suitable patterns and designs can be crucial. It is essential to keep in mind that interior design is a combination of artistic and scientific sensibilities. For rooms with many visual elements, it is best to choose neutral colors. For instance, if you have a private library full of collectibles, it’s better to avoid a rug that shows off your favorite pop culture fandom as it may create a cluttered look. On the other hand, custom rugs can add a touch of uniqueness and style to any room. When choosing furnishings for such rooms, it’s better to opt for calm paint colors and less exuberant fabrics and textiles to maintain a balanced look.

Pick a Suitable Material for Your Rugs 

It’s important to remember that the type of fabric you choose can make a significant difference in quality and overall satisfaction. When browsing different options, avoiding synthetic fibers and opting for more natural materials is generally recommended. For instance, wool and silk fabrics are known for their exceptional quality, durability, and comfort. They look great and feel great against the skin, making them a popular choice among many shoppers. So, the next time you’re in the market for a new piece, consider choosing a wool or silk fabric to ensure you get the best possible value for your money.


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Columbia Paint and Decorating, a Benjamin Moore Dealer

6822 Oak Hall Lane, Suite C2, Columbia, MD 21045


Expect the same one-stop shopping for all your decorating needs. We are a full-service Benjamin Moore dealer offering the best quality decorating products at the best prices. We have an ample supply of paint and paint supplies, wallcoverings, custom window treatments, fabrics, and now NEW flooring selections from Kaleen Rugs and Luxury Vinyl Tile samples. And, of course, the same excellent customer service, knowledge, and customer satisfaction that you’ve come to expect.


Clarksville Paint & Decorating, a Benjamin Moore Dealer

12447 Clarksville Pike, Suite 1A, Clarksville, MD

At Columbia Paint you'll find all the necessary tools to complete your project. We even offer color consultation to ensure your satisfaction. Visit our website, call us or stop in today!
6505 Dobbin Rd