We show how easy it is to style the same state­ment rug in three dif­fer­ent rooms

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1. layer up If you haven’t al­ready tried the lay­ered rug look, take in­spi­ra­tion from this tex­tu­ral and vis­ually pleas­ing ex­am­ple we pre­pared ear­lier. The trick is to choose rugs in com­ple­men­tary shades and pat­terns for a co­he­sive look.

UN­DER THE TABLE Hand­made Overdyed Turk­ish rug in Multi (2.45m x 1.7m), $2150, Matt Blatt. Ada din­ing chairs in Nat­u­ral, $329 each, Inar­ti­san. Bot­tle Base Round din­ing table in Amer­i­can Oak/Ce­ramic, $4250, Spec­i­fied Store. Mer­cury arm­chair, $1450, Nat­u­rally Cane. Sisal Dome pen­dant in Nat­u­ral, $335, Bisque In­te­ri­ors. ON DIN­ING CHAIRS Saarde Vin­tage Wash blan­ket in Tobacco, $159, Inar­ti­san. Lang­don “Fringe” square cush­ion (op­po­site), $99, Life In­te­ri­ors. ON DIN­ING TABLE In­fi­nite Space book, $99, Jar­dan. Nora mug, $23, Frozen deluxe vase, $105, and Bloom vase, $369, BoCon­cept. Saigon tray, $30, Free­dom. ON ARM­CHAIR Aries Long cush­ion, $49.99, Adairs. Nazia Hand­wo­ven round cush­ion, $169, Inar­ti­san. Weave “Zoe” cush­ion, $59.95, Life In­te­ri­ors. ON REAR WALL Orig­i­nal hand­painted mu­ral, from $1200, Kate Pit­tas. ON SIDE WALL Du­lux Wash&Wear paint in Ter­ra­cotta Chip, $46.07 for 1L. ON FLOOR Vin­tage Ana­to­lian “Kara­man” Kilim rug (1.68m x 2.81m), $1700, Koskela. Lo­hals flat­wo­ven rug in Jute (0.8m x 1.5m), $49, Ikea. Loom Vin­tage Ana­to­lian “Da­mali” rug (1.59m x 2.72m), $2450, Koskela. Am­ber deluxe vase (op­po­site), $199, BoCon­cept.

2. in the zone Rugs are a god­send for open-plan spa­ces, help­ing to cre­ate de­fined zones by group­ing fur­ni­ture items to­gether. As a gen­eral rule, the front legs of your so­fas or chairs should rest on the rug for an an­chored look.

LIV­ING THE DREAM Hand­made Overdyed Turk­ish rug in Multi (2.45m x 1.7m), $2150, Matt Blatt. Dandy Leather Stu­dio sofa in Camel, $6999, Blu Dot. Harper Round ot­toman, $499, Life In­te­ri­ors. Pre­ston PR185 side­board in Grape, $5134, Jar­dan. Lenox din­ing chair in Light Taupe, $349, West Elm. ON SOFA Lance Vis­age cush­ion, $240, Es­ther Ols­son “Home Grown” cush­ion, $245, and Al­fie throw, $360, Jar­dan. ON OT­TOMAN In­fi­nite Space book, $99, Jar­dan. ON SIDE­BOARD Reflections Copen­hagen “Panama” tray, $750, Oc­taevo “Janus Face” pa­per vase, $32, Wrap knot, $285, and In­tu­ition book, $149, Jar­dan. Villa Vera can­vas print by Slim Aarons (76.2cm x 50.8cm), $1895, Coco Repub­lic. Stock­holm 2017 table lamp, $69, Ikea. Large Resin Peb­ble vase, $300, Di­nosaur De­signs. Flow­ers, Her­met­ica Flow­ers. ON WALL Du­lux Wash&Wear paint in Buff It, $46.07 for 1L. ON FLOOR Sarah El­li­son x The Beach Club “Corfu” tiles, $189 a sq m, Ter­a­nova Tiles.

3. soft land­ing Got hard floors in your bed­room? A rug placed next to the bed helps ab­sorb sound, adds warmth un­der­foot and makes it a tad eas­ier to get out of bed each morn­ing, know­ing your feet have a comfy land­ing spot.

BED­SIDE MAN­NER Hand­made Overdyed Turk­ish rug in Multi (2.45m x 1.7m), $2150, Matt Blatt. Hamp­ton Queen Canopy bed, $1999, Early Set­tler. Artek “Pirkka” stool in Black/ Brown, $845, and chair in Black/Brown, $995, Ani­bou. Cube side table in Wal­nut/White Mar­ble, $299, West Elm. Barom­e­ter floor lamp in Brass-Colour, $79, Ikea. ON BED Hamp­ton Sheer cur­tains in Off White, $199 for set of 6, Early Set­tler. Quilt cover, for sim­i­lar, try Ul­tra Lux­u­ri­ous 100% pure French linen quilt cover in Olive Ivy, $325 for king, I Love Linen. Home Repub­lic “Bo­heme” cush­ion in Soft Pink, $39.99, Adairs. Kip&Co “Linen Frill” Euro pil­low­case in Vanilla Cream, $55, and Vel­vet pil­low­case set in Kombu Green, $99, Life In­te­ri­ors. Suede cush­ion in Taupe, $199, and Ca­nary cush­ion in Multi, $149, BoCon­cept. ON TABLE Cir­cle sculp­ture in Brass, $129, Nora sugar bowl in White, $39, and Bird sculp­ture in Multi, $65, BoCon­cept. ON WALL Mag­no­lia mu­ral, $439 for 6 panels, Anewall. ON FLOOR Greg Natale “Pav­i­mento” tiles in Cor­sica, $189 a sq m, Ter­a­nova Tiles.

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