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Area Rugs

Updated: Apr 30

Where do you start when looking for a new rug? Area Rugs are something easy to change the look of the house without breaking the bank. Rugs no longer are heirloom that have been passed down to your kids & then to their kids. No need to struggle to work them within your room for the next 50 years. Your kids can get better sleep knowing they don’t have this chore to carry on the tired tradition.

Pick a great rug that has a great hand & durability, but one that does not empty your wallet. Pick colors you want, and then in 3years when you want to update your room again-no worries! Rugs are now treated as an accessory than a foundation piece. Room updates are easy with a neutral pallet. Add some new pillows and a fresh rug and you have a whole new look. The area rug segment is also growing because of the bolstering growth of hard surface flooring. So just because he wants hard wood floors or tile, you can still have your cushion and your color too with an area rug!

Many companies are import companies when dealing with rugs, but Oriental Weavers is proud to offer a wide variety of high fashion products designed and made in the USA. 13 collections featuring a variety of patterns from traditional to transitional, all designed utilizing color palettes with the US consumer in mind.

Choosing the right size of area rug is just as important as selecting a pattern or color. Whether rectangle, square or round, the perfect size and shape of a rug is critical to achieving the right look for a room's particular proportions and design.

For example, the size and shape of a rug can help define sitting, dining or accent areas of a space by accentuating particular groupings of furniture. Furniture can be positioned either directly on the rug or around it depending on the size of the room or the aesthetics you want to achieve. Use of multiple rugs can draw the eye from one room or area to another.

However, there's a science to choosing the proper size of rug for a particular application. We will hep you through this process when you are ready.

Washable rugs have come into the picture now a days. Many of these rugs are 100% polyester and are washable at home. Make sure your wash machine is large enough to fit the rug size within. Your rug should have a guide for scale and size of machines to use. These rugs have a low profile with rubber backing to help prevent tripping or slipping on the floor.

Trends saw at the 2023 International Furniture Market are shown here. Through looking at fashion, decor and art by way of print and social media, as well as industry shows and one on one conversations with customers these trends have formed. We pull inspiration everywhere from makeup to movies to really understand what looks are "in", and what customers are shopping for. Our team prides itself in determining how each trend translates into your home - keeping a good balance between trend forward and more classic, timeless designs. If you want help putting your room all together, please come in and talk to us. We would love to help you through the process and make your room Beautifully You!

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