Choosing the right rug for your space.

By |2018-10-10T14:47:23+00:00October 10th, 2018|decor|18 Comments

I have been searching for the perfect rug for a while and I finally found it.

living room

LIVING ROOM

I have a long, rectangular – shaped living room. My fireplace is on one end and a stunning white bookshelf on the other. It has  always been a challenge for me to style this room. This is also, the main room of our house, the focal point and I want it to always look styled and edited.

Add a rug

Add a rug

Its been slow progress to remodel this space; mostly because I am so picky and looking for specific color combinations, patterns and textiles.  I have two kids and a dog, so I am also looking for durability and decor that will outlast their messiness. A couple of months ago,  I found these really cute dark teal throw pillows  for my living room space.  A couple of days later, while shopping at Homegoods, I found this Magnolia Home accent chair that matched the throw pillows perfectly.  We knew they belonged together and brought it home. I was so happy to have found a spectacular piece for our living room space.

To see how  it all started check out that post  here.

Extra pillows

OTHER DECOR

Other decor

Add a rug

I have been adding other details to the living room. My next goal is to find a huge art piece for the wall behind the sofa, a couple of frames on the wall behind the bar cart.  I need to give a little update to our coffee table. Check out this post, I write all about this gold coffee table and how I transformed it. The before and after are pretty amazing.

COFFEE TABLE

decorating the coffee table

Styling the coffee table is my next project. I want large oversized books, an interesting piece of art and one of a kind flower pot. Cant wait to share with you how that turnes out.

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18 Comments

  1. Scott Gombar October 12, 2018 at 12:39 am - Reply

    We don’t have any rugs because of the kids and cat but as they all get older we will be looking for area rugs. This one is really nice. I like the colors.

  2. Kisha October 12, 2018 at 2:33 am - Reply

    I need a new rug for my living room soon. It’s beautiful and a family heirloom, but it slides even with the pad underneath because it’s too small for the space. The rug selection in the picture above is perfect.

  3. Yanna October 12, 2018 at 5:41 am - Reply

    I love rugs! They’re simple but they really add spice to any interior. It’s just that there’s so much designs in the market that it gets overwhelming! Whew.

  4. angel October 12, 2018 at 9:19 am - Reply

    i’m a fan of lots and lots of pillows. rugs add pattern and texture to a room. nice tips!

  5. Sara October 12, 2018 at 12:38 pm - Reply

    OMG girl I’m obsessed with this entire room! We did our first ever DIY room make-over last year and it was so much fun!

  6. evelyn hernandez October 12, 2018 at 3:01 pm - Reply

    I recently added a mirror, coffee table and rug to our living room and it made such a huge difference! Love your idea of adding pillows as well, that is next!

  7. Tasha at Lady Boss Studio October 12, 2018 at 3:49 pm - Reply

    Gorgeous living room! I always have trouble finding the perfect rug. I love this one. Suits the room perfectly.

  8. Tosha October 12, 2018 at 5:09 pm - Reply

    Love all the decor from the rug to the decor pillows with tassels so fun! Def need to get better on my home decor.

  9. Ashley October 12, 2018 at 8:13 pm - Reply

    I love rugs for adding accents to rooms, but my hubby and I are so picky with what we like. We have a contemporary/modern style and like burgundy and mocha colors, but not anything with circular patterns. It is so tough to find this! haha. Your room looks great and your new rug fits the room well!

  10. Maureen October 12, 2018 at 9:07 pm - Reply

    I love how airy your living space is. The coffee table looks similar to the one I wanted to get at home goods, but I felt it would be too high maintenance with a one year old at the time. Lovely pieces!

  11. Megan October 12, 2018 at 9:41 pm - Reply

    I’ve been looking for a good new rug for my room, this is great and super helpful!

  12. Ana Ojha October 12, 2018 at 9:51 pm - Reply

    I love the decor of your entire room. And totally agree with you that a beautiful rug gives such a positive aura to the entire room!

  13. leigh anne borders October 13, 2018 at 12:21 am - Reply

    I love these ideas. We just bought some new furniture and now we are looking at rugs to add.

  14. Christa October 13, 2018 at 1:45 am - Reply

    You really did find the perfect rug. It’s gorgeous! I love the shade of blue, and it looks so soft! A good rug can really warm and transform a space.

  15. Preet October 13, 2018 at 11:29 am - Reply

    I actually need a new rug for my room and this is really a great guide on choosing the right one.

  16. Emily October 13, 2018 at 10:50 pm - Reply

    Good tips. Our living room would feel so bare without our much love yellow and grey rug.

  17. Faneshia October 14, 2018 at 9:41 am - Reply

    I always just place my rug in the center and never gave it much thought. I love how you showed that a difference can change everything

  18. Erica D Ardali October 14, 2018 at 11:49 am - Reply

    I need color in my life to feel good so I am all over that chair!

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