Last Updated on November 9, 2023
Your bedroom should be your oasis, and the right
Which is why we’re sharing with you two must-know tips to make the process easier.
Before you jump into the tips, grab a few supplies that will make the process easier and more effective. You will need:
- A tape measure
- Something to help you visualize the space (painter’s tape works for hardwood, use yarn for carpet)
It is important that you know the overall size of your bedroom. If your apartment bedroom is 12’ by 12’, you are probably not going to want a
Not sure what type of
Rug Do You Need for Your Bed?
The general rule for choosing the best-size
But this is just a general rule. You should take more into consideration to make sure you get your style right.
Consider Your Bedroom Furniture
When you look at your bed, ask yourself some other questions that will impact your
- What is the total size of my bed? Some headboards and footboards add significant size, so be sure to get the outside measurements.
- What type of feet are on my bed frame? Maybe you are choosing a
rugbecause you need it more for function than form. Adding a rug mat under your rugs can help protect delicate carpeting or sensitive hardwoods from the pressure of bedframe feet.
- What clearance do I have from the base of the frame to the floor? If you have a bed with storage, this could significantly impact your
rugselection. If there are rollers that need to move, take this into account, and measure the clearance you have from the floor to the base of the storage.
Even though you are choosing a
If you have nightstands, you can choose to get a
Keep in mind the rule for placing a
Small rugs, measuring approximately 5’ by 7’ or 8’ can add form and function to your space under the bed. If you have a queen sized bed with small features, these could work great, but might be a touch too small for a king.
If you have a little extra space or want to have your bedframe completely on the
Rugs that are approximately 8’ by 10’ will cover all of the space under your queen sized bed and give extra space on three sides. For a king, they might not quite fully cover your space and allow for those 18″.
Align the top of the
For spacious bedrooms or king sized beds, you should choose a larger
Select one 9’ by 12’ or larger and let the
Knowing the size of
Once you determine the best size for your space, go ahead and explore options for piling, materials, colors, and designs. You can even layer rugs — use a low pile
Now that you have your size chosen, make sure you nail the right style with some of these best sellers.