Layering rugs

Find 7 powerful yet simple tips for effective layering of area rugs

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Place the largest rug first

This is the most basic interior design rule to follow

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Layer in large rooms

You can divide a large room into smaller spaces by layering rugs

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Layer on top of carpets

This effectively defines an area and protects the carpet

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Pick a colourful piece

You can pick a neutral base layer and go for a pop of colour over it

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Experiment with pattern

Add playful patterns while layering to create visual interest

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Indulge in texture

Experiment with texture to infuse your space with character

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Emphasize an area

Layering a smaller rug can draw attention to a particular area

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