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Guest Picks: Area Rugs with Pizazz
I'm thinking about an area rug for my den. I love my hardwood floors, but I want that cozy den feel. Should I go with black and white (my love) or inject more color? There are so many options, what's a gal to do? — Donna from A Perfect Gray
Tie Dye Rug - $299
I'm crazy about this black and white rug in a tie-dye design. This would give any room a really fresh feel.
Color Reform Rug - $5,899
Color-washed vintage rugs like this one are all the rage right now. I love to see these in otherwise neutral rooms.
Rodeo Seagrass Rugs, Sage/Khaki - $49
Seagrass is one of my top choices, especially with a neutral binding. I have one in the bedroom and one in the dining room. I love the texture that they add.
Roundabout Rug - $299
This great, graphic, black-and-white design has me craving a contemporary rug.
Rosette Blossom Large Rug - $550
This one has fun colors and and a fun pattern but doesn't overdo it. It would be perfect for a nursery or child's room.
Beige and Gold Hide Rug - $650
I'm in big lust with this beige cowhide that's splattered with gold.
Black Greek Key Rug - $165
Black and white Greek key is timeless and elegant.
Color Reform Rug - $6,099
This is another colored-washed rug, but in teal. I can't seem to get these out of my mind.
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Halo Rug, Peacock - $1,440
I love this sophisticated design by Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams.
Draper Stripe Rug, Persimmon/Cream - $125
I like the fresh persimmon-colored stripes on this runner.
Safavieh Oushak Green Rug - $1,010
I'm an absolute sucker for Oushak rugs. The faded colors in this one are awesome.
NuLoom Chevron Ivory Contemporary Rug - $113.47
The chevron pattern on this rug feels fresh.
Tangerine Dream Woven Cotton Rug - $30
This tangerine-colored, cotton rug would look great with white slip-covered upholstery pieces.
Stockholm Rug, Black Stripe | IKEA - $199
Ah, here's the Ikea Rand rug. It has graced some famous interiors. It would look great in my place, too. It has a great look at an Ikea price — what's not to love?
Concord Global Shaggy Modern Waves Natural Shag Rug - $44
This is a great contemporary or transitional look in a shag rug.
Surya Duke DUK1001 Rug - $823
A brown and white hide rug like this one always looks sharp.
Calvin Klein Rugs Luster Wash Ivory Contemporary Rug - $449
I think this one is my very favorite recent rug find. The delicate, washed look is exactly how I like my colors. This beauty is by Calvin Klein.