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Follow These Rules And You’ll Have The Perfect Dining Room Rug

Yes, your dining room rug is important and can define the atmosphere of your house!

Finding a dining room rug can be stylish and practical at the same time. Most of the times people don’t give the amount of importance to a rug that it is needed, especially in your dining room decor. A good rug can bring texture, style, warmth, and color to your room. So, today we gathered 5 rules you need to follow in order to make the most of your dining room set with dining area rugs. 


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Go for a rug with lots of patterns.

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A rug with a dark or colorful pattern will help camouflage stubborn stains. Also, it will add a personalized and welcoming touch to your dining room decor.

Match rug shape to table shape.

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Round dining tables look perfect with round or square rugs. However, rectangular and oval dining tables work better with rectangular rugs. Square dining tables tend to work best with square rugs, though a round dining room rug could work for a more refined and personalized feel.

Look at the larger space.

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When choosing a color and pattern for your dining room rug, look at it as a piece of the larger puzzle of your space. Don’t forget the color of your dining chairs and table, dining room lighting, flooring, and wall color. The rug you ultimately choose should fit naturally with these other pieces.

The rug should be big enough to set all the chair legs on it.

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A spacious rug protects the floor underneath from scuffs and scratches. In addition, this is a better look for anchoring the room. So, when doubt go always for a rug under dining room tables. 

Choose easy-clean materials.

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Go for pure natural fibers like cotton and wool that are the simplest to clean at home. The exception are indoor-outdoor and stain-resistant rugs that are made to withstand scrubbing.


READ ALSO: How to Create the Perfect Boho Dining Room Decor


You can visit our Pinterest boards in order to get more inspirations for dining room lighting. Get more ideas for your projects and find functional, stylish and sizable lighting and furniture choices. Make sure to download our Interior Design Tips for a Well-Lit Home eBook!