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The Perfect Rug Buying Guide

The Complete Rug Buying Guide

Choosing the right rug can transform any space from plain to beautiful. With so many materials, styles, and sizes to choose from, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. In our rugs buying guide, we'll provide you with valuable information and tips on finding the right rug for your home.

What Shape Rug Should I Buy?

Selecting the shape of your rug can determine how the room flows. Explore some of our styles below:

Rectangular rug: this traditional style can help define an area in a large room - these rugs look stunning as a centrepiece in living spaces or under dining tables

Circular rug: this gorgeous type adds a touch of uniqueness to your space, creating a focal point that complements your decor.

Square rug: create a sense of symmetry within your decor, making it the perfect choice for defining specific areas and enhancing the overall aesthetic.

Rug Materials

The type of material that you choose for your new rug will play a crucial role in defining the look and charm of your home. Here are some of the materials that we love at Ruma:

Viscose: Our viscose rugs exude elegance with their soft, silky texture and subtle sheen.

Sheepskin: Sink your feet into the luxurious warmth of this sheepskin rug, adding cosiness to your space

Wool: Crafted from pure wool, this rug offers both durability and a plush, inviting feel underfoot.

Seagrass and Palm Leaf: Bring natural beauty indoors with this seagrass and palm leaf rug, adding a touch of organic charm to your decor.

Which Rug Style Is Best For You?

Simple rugs: A striking block colour highlights a texture and provides other material alternatives, such as sheepskin.

Patterned rugs: Whether you choose a more modern or traditional pattern, they will draw the eye and transform your living space entirely.

Minimaluxe: Champagne or blush colours provide an opulent finish and can be paired gorgeously with velvet furniture.

Simple & Scandi: Mustard and grey tones add playful designs to Ruma's collection of Scandinavian-inspired rugs.

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