This is a nice-looking living room with smaller rug. Perhaps the key is to frame the rug with sofas / sofa and armchair combo / sofa and the window. And another trick is to fill up the room so the size doesn't look awkward.
Find modern decorating inspiration from our room-by-room house tour of designer Marianne Cotterill's eclectic Victorian mansion. Find decorating ideas from its classic and kitsch working together in quirky harmony