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A Rug Can Change Everything (Plus, a BIG announcement!)

June 8, 2021  —  Written by Julia 

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We heard you loud and clear and are happy to announce that 3 rugs from our Jules Loloi rugs collection are now available in the 10×14 size! The Jules line is the most budget friendly line out of our 3 collections and up until now, the only one that didn’t have a 10×14 available. We saw and heard the demand and the new size is available in several popular rugs from the Jules line–Natural/Ocean, Lagoon/Brick (the rug we previously had in the living room), and Terracotta/Multi (with more coming!). We ordered the Natural/Ocean in the newest BIGGEST 10×14 size to show it off in our living room and, well, if you give a Julia a rug, she might just want to rearrange the entire living room.

And so we did!

With just weeks left in this house, I really gave myself permission to have some fun with it. We bought absolutely nothing new (except the rug, of course) and just started moving things around. The moment we rolled out the new rug I was immediately inspired by the gorgeous light color palette, that felt perfect for summer! The larger rug allowed us to go wider with our furniture placement and it opened up so many options! We moved the blue sofa out from in front of the window which has allowed us to enjoy summer in full bloom and move about the space so easily.

The tan sofa got moved out, and the music room swivel chairs moved in, facing each other on either side of the room. This symmetry brings a fun balance and we have been sitting in them even more! The cream buclé is so refreshing and I love seeing the sunlight bounce off of it. Seems like a dreamy place to read a book.

The Natural/Ocean Jules rug has a creamy oatmeal base with warm blue, charcoal and terra cotta/salmon accents. It’s a wonderfully neutral rug!

You might recognize the ottoman from our primary closet and I think the warm brown leather brings out the rust color in the rug so nicely.

The sofa table still lives behind the blue sofa to create some depth and is housing stacks of coffee table books, and of course, some gorgeous dried hydrangeas. Peek the little ottoman cubes underneath for some extra seating.

This rearrange was so fun, and I’m loving this size of rug in this space. Be sure to check out our guide on what size of rug to get, for visuals on rug sizes in a bedroom, living room, and dining room. (Bigger is generally better, IMO)

I think the unintentional lesson learned is that a rug can change everything. In other words, if you’re ready to switch things up in your life, than a new rug might be the perfect place to start.

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Wall Color: SW Alabaster, Flooring: Ingrid by Stuga Studio, Windows: Pella Architect Series
Rug, Sofa, Swivel Chairs, Leather Ottoman, Tray, Faux Stems, Double-Arm Floor Lamp, Side Table, Console Table, Floor Lamp, Tree Art, Faux Maple Tree

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What do you think?

  1. Lisa says:

    It looks like you have two different trees in this room. Yes? No? I just love them and would love to know the source from the one you didn’t list. Love your ideas and work…thanks for being so creative and sharing that talent with others

  2. Becky says:

    Do you have floor outlets under the furniture/rug for the lamps? We’re in the process of buying a mid-70s split level with some lighting challenges.

  3. Celeste says:

    Where did the ladder come from? Love the rug!

  4. Venita says:

    Love the bigger rug sizes! Can you share the link(s) fir some lower priced versions of your boucle chairs again? Thanks!

  5. Lisa Conway says:

    I ordered the Jules 10×14 in Natural/Ocean and am waiting for her to arrive. To say I am excited to see her in real life is an understatement. The current rug situation is sad, to say the least, and I can’t wait for the refresh!

  6. Bryn says:

    I love this look! I’m a symmetry fan, plus the mixture of textures between the couch, ottoman, and chairs is lovely!

  7. Brittany Taylor says:

    So beautiful! I have just moved to the UK from the US and really wanted to get one of your rugs, do you know if they ship internationally?

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