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Jude's avatar

Looking for a shag area rug online that's reasonably priced and attractive; need your help?

Asked by Jude (32190points) June 13th, 2009

Neutral colours.

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PandoraBoxx's avatar

How big? What do you consider reasonable?

Jude's avatar

6’ x 9’ less & than $500

PandoraBoxx's avatar

Penny’s is also worth a look, as is IKEA, if there’s one near you. You can also get carpet at a carpet store cut to size and bound.

augustlan's avatar

I’ve bought several rugs through JC Penney, and – believe it or not – Pottery Barn. When rugs go on clearance at PB, they are very reasonable and good quality, too.

The other places I’d look are Target and Home Depot.

cak's avatar

We just got a good one, 10’x 8’ for just under $200 at Lowe’s. Home Depot should have similar prices.

other places mentioned on here are good, too!

Jude's avatar

My pad is neutral thus far. Dark brown leather sofa/chair, greyish/beige carpet, black and white pictures (with black frames) on the wall, a huge Acro lamp (retro), and my coffee table and soon to be end table has an espresso finish. I haven’t yet accessorized with pillows and chotchkies. I’m stuck on if whether I should go for a neutral shag rug or something with color. What do y’all think? If color, what could would you suggest?

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augustlan's avatar

@jmah What is your favorite color? One that makes you happy when you see it?

cak's avatar

@jmah – I would probably go with a different color, but nothing too terribly loud. What do you want to be the focal point of the room? The rug or something else? If you go with a louder color, it will become the focal point (say a tomato bisque color rug); however, if you went with something with maybe a sage green (even a mix with taupe strands mixed in) it will offset the furniture and pull the look together.

I love the Fin print! :)

Jude's avatar

@augustlan & @cak, a sage shag sounds nice. You’re right, cak, about not getting something that would overpower everything else. I think that sage and the chocolate would go nicely together.

cak's avatar

@jmah – or the blue range. I love the deep chocolate color, it goes really well with so many different things. Pulling a small amount of color in, here and there, will really make that color (the chocolate color) pop. My daughter now wants that room!


elijah's avatar

I think a while back you posted this picture when you were looking for a side table, and I recommended a shag rug. Yay!

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