Round Rugs: Where and How to Use Them

If you're looking to renovate your home, round rugs are a great option. They come in different sizes and materials, one for every need or taste. Today, we'll explain how to maximize its advantages.
Round Rugs: Where and How to Use Them

Last update: 27 July, 2021

Round rugs are great, as long as they’re placed in the right way. Although their use is traditional, nowadays it’s possible to raise their profile and achieve a touch of originality in your home. So, if your purpose is to optimize your room space or divide areas of your home, you should use this type of rug.

In fact, in this article, we’re going to tell you where and how to use round rugs to renovate your dining room, living room, hallway, or bedroom, among other rooms. Keep reading!

Advantages of round rugs

Advantages of using this type of rugs.

There are several advantages of using round rugs, among them the optimization of room space. Next, we’ll tell you more about this, along with their other advantages.

Round rugs are inexpensive

Round rugs are usually cheaper than traditional, rectangular, or square ones. Although you have to consider that there are several types of materials, and the price will depend on this. However, even if you buy several round rugs for your home, it tends to be an inexpensive investment.

They create boundaries in each space

If you want to create a boundary in each of your spaces, round rugs offer you the opportunity to do this very well. Especially when you use them under practical items such as tables. This proves very useful in small apartments or open-plan homes. Particularly because there are few options for identifying each space that shares your living room, dining room, and office areas.

They open up your space

They are ideal to expand your spaces.

Round rugs are ideal to open up those areas in your home with limited space. The point is they create an optical illusion and move the focus away from the walls. This makes us think that the room is much larger than it really is.

This can be achieved even more effectively if you perfectly combine the colors between the walls and the rugs.

There are different sizes

As with traditional rugs, round rugs come in different sizes, so you can find the one that perfectly suits your space. This ensures there’s a round rug that’s suited to very small or complex spaces.

Variety of materials

Just as you can find round rugs of various sizes, you can also find them in various materials. These adapt to any style with which you have decorated your home. The most common materials include wool, cotton, polyester, vinyl, and recycled fabrics, among others.

Even if you go to a factory or craft store, you can buy one that’s made to measure. This ensures that the round rug you choose is in the dimensions, materials, and colors that you need or want.

Where and how to use round rugs

Use them to expand your spaces.

In the event that you’ve never used round rugs, you may have doubts about the best place to put them and how to use them. Below, we’ll present some impressive examples to demonstrate how versatile they can be, and how well they’ll fit in your spaces.

Round rugs in the hallway

If your hallway lacks a bit of light and elegance, a round rug will give it the added touch you’re hoping for. If you choose one that has a striking color, you can put it under a pendant lamp. The measurements of your rug will depend on the size of your hallway.

At the office

Traditionally, and for reasons of comfort, offices usually have white or pastel colored walls. If you choose a round rug and place it just before your desk, it’ll appear to direct you towards it. This will give you a graceful little push into your work area.

For your dining or living room

When your dining room is square or rectangular, you can use a round rug to break the symmetry and draw attention to this space. Also, it’ll make the room look a bit more modern. If, on the other hand, you have a round dining room, the rug should be centered and larger than the diameter of the table (including the chairs).

Now, in the case of the living room, this type of rug should go under the coffee table or a piece of furniture that you want to highlight. If the living room and dining room are in the same space, this is the perfect opportunity to create a visual division.

In your bedroom

To decorate your rooms.

The bedrooms should feel comfortable, so they should be as cozy as possible. Colors, sizes and shapes of everything in the bedrooms play an important role. And a round rug is the ideal complement.

Make this your favorite space by using one of these rugs. Choose a color that matches your walls and bedding and have fun identifying the ideal material for you, which can be wool or cotton.

Set your rest area

Using round rugs in your rest areas can be very useful to delimit the space, particularly in case it’s a small space and is linked to other rooms. In addition, it gives a warm look and, depending on the material, you can even sit on it to rest, read or meditate.

Round rugs give a special touch

As we’ve seen, there are several advantages and benefits of using round rugs. With them, for example, your small spaces will look more spacious, beautiful, and modern. If you’ve never used one, now you really have a reason to try. Where will you put yours?