7 Fabulous Ways to Get Creative with Rugs

People usually think that rugs belong to the floors only. Well, that is their primary purpose, but there are several other innovate ways in which they can be used.

You can amp up your home decor with the following seven inspiring ideas!

Layered Floor Rugs

This idea can be executed quite effortlessly, and the result is amazing. You just require few rugs of varying sizes and contrasting colors. Place them on top of one another and voila! You have created an eye-catching area in the room. The border of the bigger rug peeking through the sides of the top one will frame it beautifully.In this way, you can save up as well by using cheap larger rugs and high-quality top rug as it’s the only one exposed.

Pet bed

This one is for the pet lovers who want to glam up their pet’s resting place. Simply fold your rug, fill it with the padding and sew the sides shut. This bed would turn out to be not only durable but beautiful as well.

Design a Door Mat

Be crafty and create an artsy door mat. Trace a pattern or a message on the back of the rug and cut it out and paint it in vibrant colors. Sprinkle some glitter on the top for the perfect finish. It can be placed on the floor as well as hung on the door. This would make an excellent welcoming piece for your entrance. It would also look cute outside your kids’ room.

Switch your Yoga Mat

Make your workout routine more exciting by switching the usual yoga mat with a bright and soft rug. You can add a light layer of rubber at the back to make it more comfortable. I bet you would want to try out new yoga poses after that.

Bed or Sofa Topper

Do you want to add a dash of color to your neutral bedroom or living room?All you need is a big, soft and attractive rug! Throw it on top of the sofa or set it over your bed. You can keep changing the look by using different rugs depending on your current color scheme or mood.

Liven up the Walls

If you have a spare rug in good condition, hang it up on your wall. You can use a variety of rugs for this purpose such as a traditional one with intricate details or a contemporary one with an unusual pattern.

Upholster the Furniture

Instead of throwing away your old furniture pieces, create new pieces out of them. You can cover your chairs or ottoman with a striking rug to make them look appealing. Moreover, adding a piece of persian rug to your bed’s headboard will soften it up while looking trendy.

Never try to limit a rug to the floor only! Rather, think of inexpensive ways to get creative with it around your house.

John Lang

John Lang is a Certified Arborist, a Certified Treecare Safety Professional, and also a member of the Friendly Tree team[1], a family-owned New Jersey tree care service, dedicated to the thoughtful and careful maintenance of your trees and shrubs. Friendly Tree Service has been in business for 26 years and remains passionate about trees and nature. With a highly trained staff that treats every property as their own and state of the art equipment, Friendly Tree is on the cutting edge of the art and science of Arboriculture.

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