Rug Size Guide + Our Favorites from the Lulu & Georgia Sale!
If you’ve been eyeing any of the gorgeous rugs from Lulu & Georgia, now is the time to buy! One of our favorite online retailers is having a giant sale of 20% off all rugs when you enter code BIGDEAL at checkout. While it might be hard to fathom buying such a large purchase without seeing the item in person first, have no fear – they offer free returns on most items.
Before you buy, it’s also important to make sure you’re buying the right-sized rug for your space! Follow these guidelines when deciding which size rug is right for you!
RUG SIZE GUIDE
Make sure your rug is large enough so that the front legs of your furniture can fit on the rug! You want the rug to anchor the space – not be floating between your sofa & chairs.
In living rooms, have the long side of the rug parallel to the sofa. We find that 8’x10’ & 9’x12’ rugs are best for most living room sizes, but small spaces may be best served with a 6’x9’ rug!
Bedroom rugs should extend 18”-24” beyond the edge of the bed on both sides. For a standard bedroom with a queen bed & two nightstands, a 6’x9’ rug typically works – or an 8’x10’ rug if you have a larger space. For a standard bedroom with a king bed & two nightstands, we recommend an 8’x10’ rug – or 9’x12’ for a larger room.
In dining rooms, your rug should be big enough to keep all four legs of each chair on the rug when guests are seated. We suggest adding 3-4 feet to the length and width of your table to find the right rug size!
Take a look at some of our favorite rugs from the sale at Lulu & Georgia when you use code BIGDEAL for 20% off!
Kenley Rug, Ivory Multi - starting at $139
We love this rug for it’s ornate design featuring traditional motifs with a pop of color and a statement-making vintage look that would work well in any room – bedroom, living room, kitchen runner, etc. Pair with light-colored furniture for a California-cool look or darker furniture for a cozy, moody feel.
Tijera Rug - starting at $29
This is one of our favorite rugs to put in a client's room design when they want a neutral space with a calming feel. It works well for Scandinavian-style spaces, as well as more transitional living room designs.
Bayside Stripe Rug - starting at $50
Another favorite rug to put in a client’s room is this airy rug perfect for a coastal-inspired space. It looks amazing with dark or light woods, bright white furniture & accessories, and plenty of sunshine streaming through the windows.
Ingrid Rug - starting at $31
Add a pop of color to your space with this patterned rug featuring dusty & slate blue + yellow hues. We especially love the design for a bedroom or an entryway!
Annette Rug - starting at $73
This traditional patterned rug is gorgeous for a moody bedroom or living room paired with light-colored furniture. The dark color also makes it perfect for high-traffic areas!
Justina Blakeney Kahelo Lines Reversible Rug - starting at $89
We love ALL things reversible (+ tassels!) and this rug is no exception! We would put this rug in a boho-chic bedroom or even a dining room with a neutral color palette since it wouldn’t get dirty too easily & gives a nice contrast.
Prisha Rug - starting at $37
Here’s another rug we use all the time for our interior-design clients! It provides either a lived-in, boho vibe or a timeless piece for a more traditional living area.
Ralee Rug - starting at $30
Shag, Moroccan-style rugs might be trendy right now, but they’re trendy for a reason! One of our favorite things about shag rugs is how they look in carpeted rooms – so you don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort!
Belen Rug - starting at $43
This is another rug style that we use frequently in our clients’ designs. It’s perfect for a transitional or classic bedroom with an old-meets-new style – and the neutral color works well for any accent hue of your choice!