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Living Room Rug Swap + 15 Colorful Rugs

Jun 15, 2017

So, I’m not going to lie–I never intended to post these photos!

I’m working on a project that required me to send a few photos of my living room to get a feel of the space–I replied with “now, keep in mind, these photos aren’t styled! Apologies for that!”

The shelves are crammed with too much stuff–you can see my pile of yoga mats in the corner.

But then I figured, know what? Nobody’s house looks like the magazines. Who cares!

Besides, we swapped our master bedroom rug with our living room rug and now it looks totally different and I hadn’t updated you on it yet!

If you remember, awhile back from this post, we got the Moon Canyon Rug in “Salsa” from Lulu and Georgia. Well, if you’ve been eyeing it for awhile, you’re in luck, because it is on MAJOR sale right now. You can get the runner for $169 and the big 8′ x 10′ size you see here for $680!





This rug was originally in our bedroom, but when Blair and I hosted our Blogging For Keeps photography workshop in my living room, we swapped the rugs because we wanted more bright, punchy colors where the workshop was taking place. Both Neal and I ended up loving the swap!

I think I love this rug so much partly because it reminds me of Arizona (where I spent my middle school and high school years!) My mom had tons of really cool Southwestern rugs and this rug is just a very bright version of what I grew up with! (Also, placing it next to my little cactus does add to the Southwestern flair ;-))

If you’re in the market for a fun rug, I’m rounding up a few of my other favorite colorful rugs below! Scroll down to shop ’em and see more photos of our living room rug swap!

More favorite colorful rugs:

The rug you see above, on major sale! The runner is only $169 and the giant 8 x 10 is $680!

Urban Outfitters makes the best, most affordable rugs! This one is so fun and starts at $59 

If you’re looking for a true authentic rug, Etsy is one of my favorite places to look. I’m swooning over the colors in this one!  $320 

Another stunner from Urban Outfitters! I love the green and yellow combination (comes in other colors too) and it comes in lot’s of sizes as well. Starts at $59 

I think Azilal rugs are so fun and add such a unique touch to your decor. This one is also from Etsy (this store is awesome, they have so many!) $499

Lulu & Georgia came out with this rug a few years ago and I’ve drooled over it ever since. If you’re willing to splurge, this beauty is tough to beat! $494–$2049. 

Love the pattern and detail of this tribal rug! $499 

How fun is this one!? If not for my future husbands loathing of “girly rugs” I would definitely be purchasing this funky hot pink beauty. Starts at $122

Another one from Urban Outfitters! Loveeee this one and have admired it from afar for a long time–and SO budget-friendly! Starts at $34

Another Etsy gem. I just love the faded colors in this one. It’s colorful without being overpowering. $320 

I love the overdyed rug look, and this one is one of the most affordable versions I’ve seen! Starts at $69

Pastel colors with tribal flair! This would add so much personality to any space (and is gender neutral, too!) $420

I’m not usually one to like orange, but this rug has got me drooling! $500

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