need RUG ideas to go with my light grey sofa and blue curtains...?

January 27, 2015
My earlier post outlined the problems I had when I went for this floor model sofa and wasn't crazy about the light grey color. I have a Persian red/blue rug and used that for a while and tried to bring in reds and blues, settling on royal blue curtains.

THEN I found moths. They ATE a giant swath of oriental rug I had folded in my closet. I threw that rug out (a 4x6 I hadn't been using) and dry cleaned every wool piece of clothing I have and also sent my rugs out to be cleaned. I am still terrified to have anything wool in existence since I still see the occasional moth. I never got pesticides because of my cats. So my rugs are now currently cleaned and wrapped in plastic and I don't think I'll use them again until I move into an actual house (whever that is.) So now I'm looking into non-wool rugs and am stuck on what color to use. Would love all your feedback.

The first picture below was my room with the original-now-in-plastic rug and then now with a temporary-rug-fix, a sissel (non wool) beige rug that looks bad. Then with 2 rugs I bought from TJ Max to test out (all were too small 5x7, I realized).

And in next post, I took photos of some others at TJ Max that could work. I REALLY like the burnt orange rug but unfortunately it has wool in it. Anyway, all ideas welcome--light grey sofa and royal blue curtains and I can get new pillows as needed. I cannot paint the walls as this is a NYC apt that I rent.

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