Think Outside the Rectangle: Round Rugs

Think Outside the Rectangle: Round Rugs

Carrie McBride
Apr 9, 2013

I once had a round rug in my living room and while I eventually grew tired of the color and pattern, I loved the visual interest the circular shape added. It made the room feel open and fresh and pulled together. Designers often suggest using a round rug to trick the eye into making a room appear larger - which makes them ideal for kids bedrooms. Here are ten real kids rooms with round rugs as well as ten round rugs we think would look terrific in a kid's space.

These rooms give you an idea of the look and feel a round rug can create. Click through if you'd like to see more of the  

1. Lulu's Art-Filled Downtown Digs
2. Matilda's Delicious Yellow Haven
3. Aiden & Isabelle's Colorful Shared Space
4. Stella's Soiree Suite
5. Ezra's Orange Accents
6. Aylin's Soft & Dreamy Haven
7. Ezra's Animal Kingdom
8. Olive's Aqua Abode
9. Lainey & Nella's Pretty Place
10. Chloe's Nursery

Perhaps one of the reasons we don't see round rugs as often as we'd expect is there is a limited selection in stores and online. You have to flex those shopping muscles a bit to find them. Here are ten to get you started:

1. Eiffel Tower Rug by Luna Deco ($175,
2. Season Rug in Yellow ($360, Not Neutral)
3. Wyatt Custom Wool Rug by Angela Adams
4. Pinwheel Rug by DwellStudio ($500, Giggle)
5. Handmade Chevron Rug in Dark Blue/Ivory ($270,
6. Renaissance Shag Rug in Purple ($75-200, JC Penney)
7. Hipster Tidal Wave Rug ($229, Rosenberry Rooms)
8. Galaxy Rug by DwellStudio ($500, BobbyBerk Home)
9. Keno Crystal Rug in Orange ($239-427, RugsUSA)
10. Handmade Alexa Pino Floral Rug ($137,

(Images: rooms as linked in original posts; rugs as linked above)

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