Off the Floor: Fresh New Ways to Decorate With Rugs

Off the Floor: Fresh New Ways to Decorate With Rugs

Dabney Frake
Nov 30, 2015

Rugs are versatile decorating tools that add texture and warmth to your space. There's no reason to leave them languishing on the floor when there are so many other ways that they can be used. Check these out!

(Image credit: Marcia Prentice)

This sheepskin bed throw from Kathleen & Bradford's Home looks super cozy and ridiculously warm.

This photograph from House & Home shows a rug being used as a Bohemian window treatment, covering the top portion of a window.

(Image credit: The Jungalow)

Get a rug and hang it in a doorway. This was one of four ways that Nicole Valentine Don used textiles in this post over on Justina Blakeney’s The Jungalow.

(Image credit: A Beautiful Mess)

A Beautiful Mess used plywood, foam batting, and legs to turn a small but gorgeous rug into a DIY bedside bench.

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)

We've featured this shag rug headboard before, in Laura & Ray's Art-Filled Austin Home, which makes for a soft, textured visual in your space.

(Image credit: Eco Chic)

Take the 'rug as headboard' look to a whole new level with an oversized sisal rug. (This one is from Eco Chic.)

Vintage quilts or rugs (like this boucherouite rug spotted on Bolig) often have great color and texture, and hanging one on the wall is a great way to instantly elevate your space.

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