How do I pick the right size carpet for my living room?

Bunyaad 9x12 Chobi rug at Landmark Homes

This is a question we hear all the time. You’ve probably tried to figure out how large a rug you should consider, I know I did the first time I started looking at rugs for my home.

Hand-knotted rugs come in quite a variety of sizes and so it can be daunting to know exactly what size rug to choose for the different rooms in our home. Let’s talk about living rooms to get us started. Future posts will look into kitchens, dining rooms and bedrooms.

We had the opportunity to stage rugs in a Landmark Custom Home. Take a look at the different types and sizes of rugs that we used in the same living room to show you the many varied options you have when selecting a rug for your living room.

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Three ways to get your significant other to like the same rug

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We need to pick a rug for our house but how do I get my significant other to like the same rug I like?

Ahhhhh, yes this can be a challenge and no, none of us are councilors. We do not encourage arm wrestling as a decision making process on the sales floor. We have noticed a few shopping techniques.

Are you the Scout, the Negotiator or “Whatever you Like is fine with me” shopper?

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What to choose? Intricate patterns or simple lines?

Patterns on rug, fabric

Imagine this scenario: You come into the Rug Room looking for a plain colored rug. Why?

Well, your couch has a pattern, your love seat has a slightly different pattern, the armchair is in a contrasting color and the wallpaper and curtains all bring their own unique challenges to the design table. Too many patterns you think. The only solution to this seems to be a plain colored rug with as little pattern as possible.

In the Rug Room we see this scenario many times and help our customers combine the patterns in their home with a Bunyaad rug that also offers a variety of colors and patterns. Let us show you how.

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Two kids, two dogs, two styles of rugs

A Chobi welcomes you to the home of Liz and Scott.

Two friendly bulldogs were my welcoming committee and my first indicator that all of the Bunyaad rugs in the home of Liz and Scott were not just on display but on the floor to be used. That, I have to say, is the best recommendation we can ever receive. Liz mentioned several times during my visit that they kept coming back for more Bunyaad rugs because they knew that the rugs could easily handle their active family life.

Design elements that bring the world together

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