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Round area rugs can help carve out cozy nooks, highlight architectural details, and can even make a small space feel larger. Get all the need-to-know details on round rugs ahead.
About Round Area Rugs Sometimes, a standard rectangular rug just won’t do. If your room is circular, small, or has a curved window feature, a round rug might be just what the design doctor ordered. Available in the full range of colors and designs, there’s sure to be a round rug that’s right for your space.
When to consider a circular area rug:
Can’t decide between a round or square rug? These two rug shapes can both work in some cases, but there are times one is clearly the better choice. For example:
Another way to narrow down your rug choice is by considering the patterns you are drawn to. Curving and naturalistic designs — think of botanical prints, florals, and medallions — tend to look best on round rugs. Other designs, such as geometric prints, stripes, and boxy patterns don’t work as well with a round shape. And of course, solid colors work well with any rug shape.
Common materials and accents of round area rugs:
Design variations to know:
Decorating with Circular Area Rugs Round rugs have been used in homes since the first braided rag rugs were crafted in early Colonial America, or perhaps even earlier. Today, in addition to braided rugs, you can find round rugs in all sorts of colors and styles. Popular for use in nurseries, kitchens, and small dining rooms, round rugs bring softness and warmth to a space, and encourage the gentle flow of foot traffic throughout.
Where to use round area rugs:
Furniture placement tips with round rugs:
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