Finding the right antique can be a daunting process if you don’t know what you are looking for or even worse not sure what you need to bring the elegant charm an antique rug adds to any room. Also, a wrong rug for the living room can either make it or break it when it comes to the whole vibe of the space. 

Further buying a quality rug is an investment decision as antique rugs are durable, the best way to tie all pieces in your space together to create a flawless look. There are a few key things to consider when buying an antique rug, so to make an educated decision read on top five tips and choose the perfect rug for your living room!


Sometimes it's all about the appearance; when choosing an antique rug is one of those times. Choose the look and feel of the rug that resonates with your personal style statement. Next decide the colour combination that your heart yearns and don’t be afraid to choose bold prints or fancy hand woven, braided bordered rugs. Also when it comes to aesthetic appeal you will be surprised how beautiful a small or large vintage rug can bring with the right room, furniture, and lighting. Each piece has something elegant about it so choose the one that blends in with your living room without any effort and you will never regret the choice you made. 


Everything beautiful does not always have to be perfect, so when picking a vintage rug, don’t be afraid to invest in a rug that has natural imperfections. As most vintage rugs are one of a kind piece created mostly by artisans or people who are passionate about the talent they have. Also, look at it like you will own a piece of history that reflects the artists' talent and don’t be shy to celebrate it. Just always be cautious to pick a vintage rug that has balanced inconsistencies so you can treasure it! 


There is nothing too small or big when it comes to finding vintage rugs that resonate with your personal style statement. But it is very important to consider the size of the room when thinking of vintage rugs — as they are the best way to define the space and create a modern yet cozy feel. Never guess when it comes to rugs, always take measurements and double-check before you are ready to buy or place them as there is nothing worse than a wrong sized rug. 

Buying a vintage rug does not have to be complicated at all. Whether you are looking to flaunt them as a standalone piece or bring it all together in your decor scene with casual addition vintage rugs are a must-have. If you follow the above guidelines making the decision will be a little easier. Just don’t ever rush to make the purchase as there is a ton of variety out there to choose from and the colours available are so a lot. 

Alexandru Popa