Throw Rugs

What are Throw Rugs?

Throw rugs are small to medium-sized decorative piece of fabric that can be used to add warmth, texture, and color to a room as blanked or a rug. They are versatile and can be placed in various areas within a home, such as over a chair, on a couch, or on the floor, to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere.


What is the Purpose of Throw Rugs?

The purpose of throw rugs extends beyond just being decorative. They serve to protect flooring, provide comfort and warmth underfoot, delineate spaces within a room, and add a layer of insulation. Additionally, throw rugs can be used to introduce color, patterns, or textures to complement the room's decor.


How is a Throw Rug Usually Styled?

Throw rugs are styled based on personal preference and the decor of the space.

  • They can be draped over furniture, such as sofas or chairs, to add texture or color.
  • On the floor, they can be layered over larger rugs for added depth or used alone to highlight a specific area.

The styling of throw rugs often reflects the theme or color scheme of the room, acting as a cohesive element in the overall design.


How to Wash and Clean a Faux Fur Throw Rug?

1. Start by shaking it out to remove any loose dirt.

2. If machine washable, use a gentle cycle with cold water and mild detergent, placing the rug in a mesh laundry bag to protect its fibers.

3. For hand washing, gently agitate in cold water with a mild detergent.

4. Avoid wringing or twisting the fur.

5. To dry, lay flat and air-dry away from direct sunlight.

6. Do not use heat, as it can damage the fibers.

7. Regular brushing can help maintain the faux fur's natural texture.


Where do people usually put throw rugs?

People place throw rugs in various locations throughout their homes to add warmth, texture, and color, as well as to define spaces.

  1. Living Room - underneath coffee tables or by a sofa to delineate seating areas and add comfort.
  2. Bedroom - beside the bed to provide a soft landing for feet in the morning or at the foot of the bed as a decorative accent.
  3. Entryway - near the entrance to welcome guests and protect the flooring in high-traffic areas.
  4. Kitchen - in front of the sink or stove to cushion feet during cooking and washing tasks.
  5. Bathroom - in front of the sink or shower to absorb water and prevent slipping on wet floors.
  6. Dining Room - underneath dining tables to define the dining area and add an element of coziness.
  7. Hallways - along the length of hallways to add color and texture, and to reduce noise in echo-prone areas.


In what sizes can we find a throw rug?

  1. Small-sized are usually up to 60 x 90 cm, suitable for bedroom, living rooms, guest rooms, or as a small accent next to a specific piece of furniture.
  2. Medium-sized are usually up to 90 x 150 cm to 120 x 180 cm, usually placed in larger bathrooms, bedrooms,  entryways, and small seating areas.
  3. Large-sized are usually up to 180 x 270 cm, perfect for anchoring furniture in living rooms, under dining tables, or as a statement piece in bedrooms.

These dimensions are indicative. Throw rugs can also be found in non-standard sizes and shapes (like circular or oval) to fit unique spaces or design requirements. The choice of size often depends on the intended use and the area where the rug will be placed, aiming to complement the space without overwhelming it.