The Expert: Brooke Keegan of Brooke Keegan Weddings & Events in Newport Beach, California
The Style Hack: If your budget allows, roll in some new carpet and completely cover the rug. Not in the cards? Keep your guests looking up. Draw your guests’ eyes to focal points around the room, like hanging market lights or a giant floral installation. “Once you put down the band stage, the dance floor, and a dozen tables, you’ve covered a lot of that carpet,” Keegan adds.