Start at the corner and use a seam ripper to remove the crossover edge stitching.
Add an edge to rugs.
Or add some texture with natural jute or animal hide rugs.
Cut out the background rug placing the carpet on corrugated cardboard or other surface that cannot be damaged if cut with a blade.
Beginning in the middle of a side slide peeled instant binder tape under the rug until only the rolled serged or rope edging shows against the rug.
Luckily it looks like you have the cheaper laminate floor since the wood grain looks artificial.
Turn your rug face up on the work surface.
Using your glue gun fasten the tape to the underside edge of the rug.
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This usually extends at least 3 8 inch around the perimeter of the rug.
Use a utility knife to cut out the rug pressing firmly.
The pressure sensitive self adhesive backing will hold binding temporary at first in case you need to re position to the back side of the carpet while a small bead of hot glue with assure the edge is protected and looks.
Our floors are real wood and they are actually very expensive hand.
You may have to make 2 passes with the knife.
Trim the raw edge of the carpet with a carpet cutter to remove any loose fibers and create a clean edge.
By matching the binding to the color of the carpet the edge of the carpet will blend properly.
A contrasting color could be also chosen to create an accent but most experts feel that the binding is so thin about 1 4 inch that the overall effect is a bit bizarre.
Fabric blends such as cotton linen jute hemp and wool cotton create soft durable rugs that look great and feel luxurious.
No longer do you have to pay large fees and send out your rugs to be bound.
Although it might take a little practice and lead to mixed results you can.
Since most small area rugs have finished edges one edge on each rug will need to be removed to bring the piles of the rugs together.
Add an artful touch to your living room or bedroom floor with unique patterns and bold colors.
Decide which sides of the rugs you want to join together.
Apply more glue in the groove between the rug fabric and the binder tape edging.
Keep it neutral with solid prints and warm hues.