Decorating & Furniture/area rug in foyer


My foyer is about 13' long  x 9' wide.  What size of area rug should be used in front of the door?

Hi June,
You have a nice sized foyer and I like to see a rug that is not too skimpy.  I think it looks nice when it covers the entire area in front of the door.  So, with that said  a 5 x 7 or 5 x 8, would probably be the most appropriate size.  

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I am a Certified Interior Designer, Redesign and Home Staging Professional as well as a Certified Color expert. Therefore I am can assist with questions regarding space planning and furniture arrangement, color selection, art and accessory placement. I am also able to answer questions regarding the selection and sourcing of furniture and flooring materials as well as custom window treatments.


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