From dinged up and well-worn hardwood floors to peeling linoleum, area rugs help us hide problem areas in a room without having to invest an arm and a leg to fix them up. But beyond their practicality, they can really make a huge design impact in a space. The only problem is, picking out a rug is a delicate art, anyone who stood in a rug aisle with their arms crossed and squinting helplessly at a particular option will know that. The following questions run through your mind: Is it worth the investment? Will the colors match my knick-knacks? Will it completely transform the room or is it just an unnecessary splurge? Well, we're here to help. If you're stuck on how to bring some major wow-factor to your room, read on for five types of rugs to try (and where to turn to get the look).
from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/5-rug-styles-to-try-that-will-bring-on-the-wow-factor-246550