Living room rugs should ideally match the style of the room, reduce any echo, and (for all apartment dwellers) keep the downstairs neighbors from looking down on you. That’s a lot to ask of a single accessory. Add to that that it has to be the right size for your living room and be easy to clean, and you have a real flush in your hands.
Luckily, we’ve rounded up our favorite living room rugs that tick all of these boxes – we hope you find one you like. Want more living room ideas? Discover our functionality.
This rug is all about combining a subtle design with a suitable material. The quatrefoil pattern on this rug will introduce a pattern of transitional style into your home. The blocky shapes and beige tones keep it from being too loud, and a few reviewers have mentioned that they use it to lift neutrally decorated rooms. Cotton itself is very durable and, combined with synthetic fibers, should give you a healthy lifespan. Its light coloring may not make it the best choice if it is guaranteed to be in the hazardous area of potential spills and staining substances.
This wool rug brings timeless style to the table. Its pattern and color are classic and, combined with curtains or cushions, will enhance a living room and bring a level of dynamism to the room. Made from 100% wool, it is very durable and will also hold up well as a hearth rug, as the material is naturally fire retardant. If you have a house full of kids, the deep, rustic red will do a good job of hiding minor stains, and the wool itself is easy to clean. The only thing to note is that John Lewis recommends a rug outfit, as the coloring can transfer to light floors.
If you like bright interiors, this rug should do the trick. Largely beige with interwoven flecks of blue, the color this rug brings to the room is subtle. Mix in with neutral or gray ombre decor and the room should feel co-ordinated. Made from polypropylene, it is wear and stain resistant, and is strong and durable, making it a great choice for high traffic areas. Reviewers seem to like the style of the rug, but when designed to sit against the floor, some recommend a rug grip and the corners may take a while to flatten out.
This 100% natural sheepskin rug is the perfect addition to any living space where you are looking to increase the level of comfort. Say hello to Hygge with Helgar in your home. This natural pile rug will keep your toes more than comfy all year round and with 4 unique colors available whether you want to showcase everything with a trendy piece or just add a little luxury to a neutral paradise, you have found the rug who is going to do just that.
Hand-woven from natural fibers, this 100% jute rug is the perfect addition to a bohemian or sleek space. Available in a variety of sizes ranging from 80cm x 150cm to 200cm x 290cm, you are sure to find a piece that fits your space.
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