Rugs

Feb 6

Guide to Choosing a Rug Size

2017-02-03T16:11:32+00:00 By |Decorating, Rugs, Tips & Solutions|28 Comments

Choosing a rug size for a bedroom

You can give your room an instant makeover with the quick switch of a rug. Everything about a rug, from the texture of its construction to its color scheme and the overall design, can heavily influence — and therefore change — the design statement in the room. Another important detail that shouldn’t be overlooked is rug size. Admittedly, figuring out the best rug size for any room can be a difficult task. Follow these expert tips and diagrams to help you choose the best rug size for your space.

 
Dec 23

We’re Into: Cowhide Rugs

2017-02-03T16:11:33+00:00 By |Decorating, Rugs, Tips & Solutions|2 Comments

Natural cowhide rug from Ballard Designs in living room

If you’ve always thought a cowhide rug just isn’t for you, think again. These chic, one-of-a-kind layering pieces have proven to be a natural fit in a surprisingly wide variety of interiors. The organic shape and texture of a cowhide rug can soften the lines in a room, yet there’s a certain rugged quality to it as well. And since the hide’s natural oils resist staining, it’s a great choice for high-traffic areas or homes with small children or even pets. So put aside your doubts and take a look at some of the ways you can decorate with a cowhide rug in your home.

 
Oct 6

Two Unexpected Ways to Use a Runner

2017-02-03T16:11:41+00:00 By |Decorating, Rugs, Tips & Solutions|5 Comments

Pair of rug runners in the bedroom

Let’s pretend we’re playing a word association game, and we give you the term “rug runner.” What word immediately comes to mind? Was it “hallway”? That would be an obvious answer, since it seems runners were exclusively made for those long, narrow spaces. But we think it’s time to step outside of the…um…rectangle and put your runner in an expected place. Here are a couple of our favorite ways to use a runner beyond the hallway.