There are many reasons to choose a hardwood floor — they’re beautiful, timeless, sturdy and organic — and it’s important to protect them from damage. Adding a stylish rug can add both protection and warmth. Plus, a well-chosen rug can complement your hardwood floor and makes your floors even more beautiful. And, it’s easy to rotate rugs to fit the seasons and your changing decor.
Need style ideas? These 10 chic spaces provide inspiration for using rugs to cozy up (and protect) that gorgeous hardwood! Learn more …after the break!
Bright Colors 1 of 9A beautiful bright rug draws your eyes to the ground, hi-lighting your beautiful hardwood, while adding warmth and color at the same time. This is Amanda Peet's house.
Learn more at Vogue via Rickshaw Design
Bold Patterns 2 of 9Big bold graphic patterns look fantastic next to timeless hardwood.
Learn more at Digs Digs
Ocean Hues 3 of 9
Subtle Neutrals 4 of 9
Natural Tones 5 of 9Large rugs, with natural tones, are ideal for covering a large surface area, making them perfect for protecting your floor.
Learn more at Design Sponge
Bright and Cheerful 6 of 9Bright patterned rugs look wonderful in a child's room, or in any place that needs a touch of whimsy! ( I might own this rug!)
Learn more at Urban Outfitters
Unexpected Shapes 7 of 9Experiment with shapes! Try using a long rug, typically set aside for a hallway, to create a walkway in your living room!
Learn more at Little Green Notebook
Flor Carpet Tiles 8 of 9Have you heard of Flor Carpet Tiles? They are a fantastic way to tailor your carpet to fit your space, and to protect your hardwood!
Learn more at Flor
Surprising Colors 9 of 9
You can find beautiful hardwood floor options at The Home Depot.
Do you have hardwood floors? Do you have a rug on your hardwood floors? Share your ideas in the comments!
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