Area rugs can make a break the appeal of your room. A properly placed and appropriate area rug can add dimensions to the style and design, but a poorly placed mess of a rug can end up being the center of attention you want to avoid. Hence, buying an area rug for your room should require some deliberation.

The type of manufacturing can make a difference in rug price. Hand-knotted rugs are the most unique and since they require more effort and time to create cost more. The benefit of these rugs is that no two would ever be exactly alike. you’re getting a piece of art. Hand-tufted rugs are a tier lower but they have similar features to the hand-knotted types. Machine made are the least expensive but depending on the quality of the materials and the pattern you can still find wonderful selections.

The actual pattern of the rug you get should depend on the decor of the room. Native American woven rugs are great for southwestern and Tex Mex decor. Plaid looks fantastic for a Country Home design. If you’re looking for international flair why not try Oriental rugs? They’re lavish and rich in color.

The area rugs you choose are meant to tie the elements of the room together to create one central theme. Placement of the rugs can differ depending on where you want the eye to follow but it’s best if you put them near the main furniture, such as a couch or coffee table in a living room or the bed and nightstand in a bedroom.