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5 Tips for Choosing Your Rug Size from Art & Hide

Nothing adds warmth to a room like adding a rug. As a rug can be a large investment in a home, it is important to consider quite a few things before purchasing it.  With help from the founders of Art & Hide, we have 5 Tips for Choosing Your Rug Size. Art & Hide was formed by Australian sisters, Kura Perkins and Bree Hay-Hendry in 2009. Entrepreneur and former PR executive Kura’s travels in South America inspired the Art Hide vision and Bree’s skills as a textile and fashion designer brought the concept to life. The duo’s expertise, combined with the traditional skills of their meticulous leather-craft team and an array of cutting edge technologies, have created timeless everyday masterpieces for hundreds of clients. These tips are exactly what you need to select the perfect rug for your home. Share your rug selections with us on social media using the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle. We can’t wait to see what fun styles you choose. 


5 Tips for Choosing Your Rug Size from Art & Hide

1)Size of the Room/Area

The size of your rug usually comes down to the size of the room or the area within a room that you’re trying to frame.

2)Go Big or Go Home
The rule of thumb usually with rug purchases is to go as large as you can afford, particularly with large rooms.

3)Bedroom Lounging Needs More
For a bedroom or lounge room, it definitely looks best to have slightly more generous proportions. For example, having the edge of the rug running just underneath the bed or couch.

4)Small Has A Place in a Home
Don’t discount smaller rugs though; they can be perfect for small spaces or a sitting room area, with chairs around the outside of the rug, for example.

Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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