Sunday, December 23, 2012

New Rug For The Living Room

After we had put in the wood flooring throughout our condo a few months ago, I put down this area rug in our living room temporarily to see how a rug would look and until I could get one that fit in better ~ size and color wise.


Well, I did finally find a new area rug for the living room!  I got a bigger size {8x10} and it was under $200.00, on sale.  Plus out of the several they had with black in it, I liked it the best.

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After Christmas, it will have to move over toward the window more {where the tree presently is} as well as move under the sofa a bit, but I’m liking the bigger size.  The temporary one is a 5x7. 

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The black, cream and beige goes well in this room and I like the little touch of red thrown in.   I think it needs to be walked on and “rest” a bit to get some of the ripples out from the rolling up.

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I also got the door size to put over by our front door.  This one had even more ripples.  Any tips on getting the ripples out so it will lay flat?  I moved the temporary one into the sunroom.

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I really love this rug and am glad I have a place I can use it. 

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All the shades of brown and beige work in here with the furniture, flooring, wall color, and window treatments.

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So, it’s almost like getting two rugs for the price of one with this switcheroo!

In the event I don’t post again before Christmas ~ I hope everyone has a very Merry Christmas!


Amy Chalmers said...

You lucked out Kathy!~rugs warm up a room like nothing else! Merry Christmas to you! You have been a sweetheart to me and I wanted to thank you for that. xo

NanaDiana said...

I love your new rug, Kathy. It adds a nice pop of contrast. Having the sun on it will help with the ripples...that and time- xo Diana Merry Christmas to you, too- xo Diana

Sonny G said...

I love your new rug Kathy and thats great getting rugs for both rooms~!
I got a 8x10 for my living room 2 months ago and its still living me fits about laying smooth. someone on a home forum I visit told me to set my iron on a low to medium setting and iron it- yikes, that scares me~! so I'm just living with the few ripples I still have.
I'll let you know if I find any tips for this issue.

Merry Christmas~!

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Your rug is gorgeous, I think you found a real treasure and it is so pretty in your room. I like the brown one in the sunroom too. I hope you and your family have a very Blessed and Merry Christmas. Hugs, marty

Donna, The Decorated House said...

Pretty, pretty! After having a black one much like yours for years, it is now at my daughter's house. A nice rug lasts for years!

Merry, Merry Christmas!!

Kristens Creations said...

Merry Christmas Kathy!! Love the new rug. It looks great!

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Kathy, that rug is fabulous! I think that the ripples will eventually fall out. Mine did.

Have a very Merry Christmas!

Okio B Designs said...

Love both rugs and you're right, it is like two for the price of one!


Pamela said...

Kathy your new rugs are great! We need a larger one for our living room too. Just have not found the right one yet in my range. To get the ripples out I always have to place heavy boxes on them. The indoor outdoor rugs are the worst to get out the ripples but eventually they do go away.

Gail said...

That sure is a beautiful gift for yourself Kathy! The rugs looks great! Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas. Hugs, Gail

Decor To Adore said...

Both truly are gorgeous rugs!

May the peace, joy and love of the season be yours all year long!

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Your rug makes a beautiful statement in the room. Merry Christmas!

20 North Ora said...

The rug really pulls the room together.

Merry Christmas.


Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

I LOVE LOVE the living room rug and have been on the hunt for one with similar colors! To get the ripples out, turn over, mist with hot water and lay it in the sun - don't do it on Hardwoods! Merry Christmas

Rebecca Nelson said...

Merry Christmas sweet friend. Praying your day is beautiful and blessed.

Love your new rug...YUM!

Happy New Year, too!

Love, Rebecca

Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

Your new rug is gorgeous and works great in your beautiful living room.
Merry Christmas, Kathy!

Manuela@A Cultivated Nest said...

You new
rug really looks great!

I hope you and your family have a great Christmas!

Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Looks beautiful Kathy. I have such a hard time with rugs but yours are perfect.

Merry Christmas.


ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

I love the new rug Kathy! It looks beautiful!
Merry Christmas!!

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Love the new rug! Everything looks so festive! Wishing a wonderful Christmas to you and your family!...hugs...Debbie

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Hi honey
I really do love your new rug. I think it looks great with your beautiful pieces.
Wish you lived close enough to help me find new rugs because I have been searching for two and have no luck.
Sending you Peace and Joy this Holiday Season.
Love ya

SheilaG @ Plum Doodles said...

Your new rug is so pretty and the perfect size! Hoping you have a blessed and merry Christmas!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Your new rug looks great! Merry Christmas to you too!

Jan Hermann said...

The NEW rug is stunning...sure sets everything off! Great choice.

Merry Christmas,

Rhonda said...

Stopping by to wish you a Merry Christmas and say that I love the rug with black. The other one looks great in the sun room.

Little Miss Maggie said...

That is a gorgeous rug you found for the living room. Black accents are always stunning in any decor.

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