Placing dining room area rugs can complete your decor and add color to the floor. Dining room area rugs are far more than just something to cushion your feet and keep them warm in winter. They’re miniature works of art in which the form transcends the function. Dining room area rugs can bring your whole dining room together by tying colors, patterns and styles into a cohesive whole. How you lay an area rug in a dining room is also important because can make a dining room look well decorated or mismatched. You should lay the area rug so that it shows the design and blends well with the furniture. Consider every aspect of the rug you choose so you can create the dining room you desire.
Think of dining room area rugs as a frame that prevents the table and chairs from looking like more than just a collection of legs. A wide area of rug should extend all the way around the dining table when all your guests are seated with the chairs tucked in. A rectangular or oval rug of the proper size suits either a rectangular or oval table. Use a round, octagonal or square rug to complement a round or square table. The style of your rug, including the pattern and color, should also work with the style of your dining room furniture. Traditional patterns in a rug’s weave will more likely complement the lines and wood tones of a traditional table and chairs. Contemporary patterns and colors are typically better suited to streamlined styles.