8 rooms that prove rugs aren’t just for floors
Some area rugs have such gorgeous patterns and luxurious textures that it feels wrong to walk all over them. So don't. Instead, take a cue from these rooms and give your favorite rug the attention it deserves.
Instantly update your headboard (and add some softness) by folding a rug over it. The best part? It's a bold statement with zero commitment.
Wrap fringed cotton rugs around pillows and sew for textured, exotic-looking pillowcases. You don't even have to cut them, so you have the option of reusing them as rugs (or something else).
Covering a worn ottoman with patterned cotton rug is a quick, inexpensive way to update an outdated piece.
Make a hard plastic chair more inviting by draping a fluffy Flokati over the back and layering on a few throw pillows.
Add texture to your space by hanging a large, shaggy area rug as wall art.
Give a business-in-the-front chair a party in the back by upholstering it with a Kilim rug.
Dress up a basic wooden coffee table by layering on cotton rugs.
Transform a neutral room with color and texture from a vibrant Kilim rug on the floor, Kilim-covered throw pillows, and a fluffy rug seat cover.
Source: ELLE DECO