Proof That Shaggy Rugs Do Work: Ideas & Inspiration!

You may think shaggy rugs are long gone, but in fact, they’re still a fun and versatile way to bring life into any room. From the living area to your home office, these lively pieces bring an eclectic essence to every space. And that’s why we’ve decided it was time to inspire. Check out our bits and pieces of proof that shaggy rugs do work and hopefully you’ll grab an idea or two from the list.

1. Layered up.

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We love the layered look of this sitting area. The bottom piece provides protection and coverage while the modern top addition adds a coziness and textural element to the space. We also love the easy, contemporary pattern.

2. No bore.

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Without the throw rug, this breakfast nook would be quite the bore. But with the snowy softness placed underneath you get something a lot more stylish and interesting to enjoy.

3. Tradition included.

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In a room with lots of natural lighting and brightness, a pop of color or darker foundation will help to create an even more open illusion. That’s why we love the addition of this natural shag, it give it a homey element but also a fun, trendy feel as well.

4. Textural fairy-tale.

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This room is gorgeous and the rug compliments the whimsy, fairy-tale spirit. The plush floor creates such a welcoming spirit, even in a room with such posh and modern accents.

5. Art add-ins.

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This rug goes the length of the room, adding a certain artistic element that would vanquish if the piece was gone. We love how it helps to open up the room and add a bit of touchable atmosphere as well.

6. Bedroom comfort.

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Don’t be afraid to add a bit of shag in the bedroom. It’ll help you create that sense of comfort you need in your personal space.

7. Outdoor escape.

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You don’t have to be outside to feel as such. This closed patio looks like it’s sitting right on the lawn with the shaggy green rug. It’s comfortable, yet gives the illusion of lounging in the grass!

8.Eclectic accent.

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This eclectic space is taken up a notch with the addition of this small, shaggy charcoal rug. The foundation makes the colorful chairs pop, don’t you think?

9. Frills & fun.

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This is another layered look we love. There’s a lot going on within this space but without the shag, it wouldn’t be near as fun. It softens the oriental rug and makes the room a bit more livable.

10. Feminine touch.

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The simple addition of this shaggy cream rug helps to create a softer look in this bold space. Shaggy rugs will always helps to transform a room into something more welcoming and touchable, and this Victorian-inspired living room needed the push.