Above: Cow hide rugs in soft and light colors add a sophisticated touch to sleek & classic interiors. The shape of these rugs offers minimal coverage, still allowing the wood floor to be seen. images via decor pad, Veranda, House & Home
Above: A more bold hide is used in contrast with bright colors such as orange and green. images via Brown Button Blog
Above: If you love animal print as much as I do, you might even take it this far. You can find a toilet seat made from oak, cow hide, and brass nail head to adorn your throne. Seen at http://www.rods.com/ for $89-114.95.