3 GET COMFY
A rug under the bed needs to be large enough to be visible on either side.
The main idea of a rug in the bedroom is to provide a warm surface for your feet when you get out of bed. This textured rug (below) adds a subtle chevron pattern to the room and its colour works well with the upholstered bedhead. A quality rug is a worthwhile investment, so choosing a neutral colour palette that will stand the test of time is a good idea.
SHAPE There should be ample rug to stand on with some flooring still on show. Alternatively, two smaller mats or runner-style rugs could sit on either side of the bed. These are easy to take outside for a shake but, being smaller, may roll up at the edges and create a trip hazard, so use non-slip rug webbing in the corners to ensure they stay put.
PLACEMENT Usually, a bedroom rug will sit under the bed, but it should be large enough to be visible on either side and extend past the base of the bed, allowing the bed to be placed evenly on it and provide enough rug area for easy navigation around the room.
STYLE What a rug is made of is an important consideration for bedroom rugs. Their fibres can create dust mite issues and also lift and break off, which can affect allergy sufferers. An alternative to popular wool is a woven grass such as jute, or easy-clean synthetics.
RUG RULE Choose a size that still leaves enough space to navigate around it. Cold feet
If your bedroom has hard floors, a rug will make getting out of bed softer and warmer for your toes.