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Rug Styling 101: Your Cheat Sheet to Styling Rugs in Any Space

NOV 07|4 min read

Rugs are a great way to add personality to your space, instantly making it feel both cosy and stylish.

Available in a variety of shapes, patterns and sizes, they’re an exciting addition to any space. To help you along in the process, here’s your cheat sheet to styling rugs in any space – find one (or many) to suit your home.

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Insider Tip:

To find the right size rug always begin by measuring the space. All our rug dimensions can be found in the product descriptions online.

Rugs ground your space, but this doesn’t necessarily mean they should fill your room. Try to leave at least a 30cm gap between the edge of your rug and your walls. For small rooms, cluster your furniture around the borders of your rug, with two of the legs of your largest pieces (e.g., sofa, bed) sitting on it. For large rooms, create a zone by choosing a rug large enough to hold all your furniture.

Plan for open plan

Iowa Natural Caramel Rug

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Dream Beige Rug

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Everton Rose Abode Rug Runner

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Helsinki Natural & Grey Marle Rug

Palermo Natural Check Rug

Create a reading nook

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Pick patterned rugs

Balance that bedroom

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Welcome home

Coir White Checkerboard DoormatCoir White Checkerboard Doormat

Coir White Checkerboard Doormat

Supersoft Washable Belize Rug

Mercado Mauve Azure Rug

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Monte Havana Palm Indoor Mat

Freya Natural & Mauve Rug Runner

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