A beautiful home with beautiful garden area and all other necessary indoor and outdoor elements; you have got them all so, what next? The next step is that you place all your decor elements just in the right place to achieve the best visual appeal out of them.

Whether it’s your interior or the beautiful and serene garden place, you have to be extra cautious in finding the best place and the best companion to compliment your decor piece.

Out of all the decor elements in the world, we are going to focus on rugs and how to place them just right in your bedroom, living room, dining room, kids room and at your outdoor space if you have an outdoor carpet.


It’s your primary space you may want to give your best shot here. Following is the list of the things you should take care of while placing a carpet in your bedroom.

Things to do:

1. A gap is an essential factor between your rug and the walls. This gap should be at least around half a metre to provide the much-needed breathing space.

2. Make sure that it starts just where you bed ends. If you have tables aside your bed, then it must begin right after them.

3. Ensure that the carpet protruding beyond the bed if placed beneath is in correct proportion on both sides to maintain the balance in your room.

Dining Room

One of the important rooms which requires a lot of practicality. Have a look at the key points to keep in mind while doing it for your dining room.

Things to do:

1. The first golden rule is to have the legs of your dining chairs well on the carpet. Just in case, you don’t have that extra-large rug, all you need to do is just try placing the front legs on it.

2. While deciding the size of the rug, just measure the entire dining set and the space they cover and keep in mind few centimetres for all four sides in spare.

3. It is recommended to opt for flat rugs as they are more practical for moving chairs. Also look for one which is easy to clean as food and drink spills is always going to be there.

Living Room

A lot of families spend majority of their time in living areas. Here is what to keep in mind while placing a rug in your living space.

Things to do:

1. The most important element amongst all is the size. Keep in mind that the size matters the most when it comes to placing a rug in your living area. Avoid opting for a ‘postage stamp’ sized rug in your living area. The bigger the size of your rug, the bigger your room would feel.

2. One common golden rule is to place your furniture’s legs over your rug for an added and enhanced visual appeal. To achieve this, it’s important that your rug should be large enough to have all four legs comfortably on it.

3. Just in case, the size is not that big, you can at least try placing the front two legs of your surrounding chairs over your carpet.

Kid’s Room

It’s paramount to understand how to place your rug right in your kid’s room, after all they are your loveliest possession. Here is a list of few important points which might help you do it the right way.

Things to do:

1. Decide the best spot where your kid spends most of his/her time. You would want to provide a perfect cushioning for your kid where he/she spends most of the time. It could be anything. A corner around the window, a place just aside the bed or any random spot. Keep in mind that you are here compromising with the look and feel of the room by providing a cushioning to your kid’s tender skin.

2. Just in case, if there is no such spot, then you may want to place it just aside your kid’s bed.