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An Area Rug for Every Style

An Area Rug for Every Style

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Laying down a new rug is a great way to spruce up a room. Besides layering in colors and textures, rugs also lend a sense of warmth to a space. So if you’re tired of walking on cool wood or tile floor this winter, consider the following rugs in a variety of styles, shapes and materials.

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Modern Geometric

This playful geometric pattern will bring a sunny, yet modern look to any space. With alternating gold, gray and cream triangles, it would offer just the right amount of color to a minimalist, modern room. Stain and fade-resistant, and non-shedding, it will also keep your home looking clean and trim.

Zephyrine Area Rug from Houzz

Scandinavian Simplicity

Create a comforting abode with this plush shag rug. Made of 100 percent wool with a cotton backing, this hand-tufted rug would be a quality addition to any living room or bedroom. And with an abstract geometric design and soft, muted tones, it’ll lend a comforting Scandinavian feeling to your home.

Pyper Gray and Geometric Shag Rug from Houzz

Beachy Chic

Give your kitchen, entry or hallway a subtle beach style with this handmade jute runner. Featuring a chunky weave and nautical black stripes on either end of the rug, it’s a simple yet elegant accent piece.

Provence Handmade Jute Runner Rug from Houzz

Cool and Contemporary

Although small in size, this natural sheepskin rug will make up for it in style. Incredibly soft and luxurious, this piece is made of real Icelandic sheepskin, so each one is slightly unique. Pair it with a cushy leather armchair and you’ll nail classy, contemporary style.

Kerry Sheepskin Area Rug, White from Houzz

Transitional Elegance

To achieve a laid-back transitional style, pair this traditional blue rug with clean, casual furniture. Made of chenille microfibers with a blue and white, washed-out look, it’s the perfect piece to complete a room.

Dawlish Blue Vintage-Inspired Rug from Houzz

Farmhouse Feeling

Go for a rustic, farmhouse look with this round rug. Hand-braided from cotton and jute, this rug sports a blend of white, orange and blue colors. Simple and classic, this rug would look beautiful anywhere from the kitchen to the bedroom.

Hand-Braided Area Rug from Houzz

Southwestern Style

This colorful flat-weave rug is perfect for adding some visual interest to a room. Similar to a kilim rug, it’s thin, lightweight and ideal for southwestern or bohemian style rooms. Made of a cotton blend, it’s also reversible for lasting use.

Nourison Baja Area Rug from Houzz

Tasteful and Traditional

You can’t go wrong with a traditional rug, and this rust-colored one would look beautiful in a number of spaces. With a light fringe on the end and a vintage look, it’s perfect for adding warmth and color to a room.

Bohemian Medallion Fringe Rug from Houzz

Mediterranean Blue

With a beautiful blue and white pattern, this Mediterranean-inspired rug is perfect for adding a bit of elegance to a space. Pair it with bright white furniture, golds and blues for a vibrant, refreshing look.

Kesha Area Rug from Houzz


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