{Image from design sponge}

I think sometimes the cow hide rug can make a place look less clean and darker. So to contrast the cow I think this green fern goes well to brighten the place up.

{Image from chicargo weekly}

Or if you are lucky and have a large space you can spread the rug over a space. I love the space in the above image with the traditional carpet and beautiful cow hide. If you want some more cow hide rug inspiration click here.