How to Guide: Layering Rugs

I’m finally getting back on track with sharing my how-to guides here on the blog. Today’s focus is all about rugs, but mainly the biggest trend in rugs right now – layering rugs. I’m sure you’ve seen it done before. Let’s walk through the three main ways to layer rugs and how to shop for the best rugs to layer for your home.

Layering Rugs - Cowhide Layering Rugs - Faux Fur Layering Rugs - Small Size

Check out my other how-to guides I’ve written:

Windows | Gallery Walls | Pillows | Faux Plants | Lamps | Bar Cart Essentials

Here’s a little how-to diagram on selecting the best rugs for layering in your home. You can pin this diagram to Pinterest to save it for later too!

Layering Rugs - How To Shop

xx, Emma

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Hi! I'm Emma, a twenty-something interior designer living in Charlotte, NC navigating life as a first time home buyer. I love a good house project and cocktails on the patio. I hope you can find some inspiration while you're here!


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  1. Nicole wrote:

    If you have an 8×10 jute rug, what size cowhide should you get? Is a 5×7 good?

    Posted 12.12.19 Reply
    • Emma wrote:

      Yes! a 5×7 cowhide is the perfect size.

      Posted 12.20.19 Reply