Right around this time last year, I switched rugs around. Originally, this grid rug was in the family room, but we moved it to the dining room.
A large-scale floral rug took its place, but felt off. Especially after I added a large stump coffee table to our family room.
At some point, I’d had enough of it and pulled it out, exposing the bare wood floors. I searched for a replacement, spending more time than necessary internally debating before settling on a replacement.
Preferable something neutral, but with a pattern for interest. West Elm’s Jute Herringbone rug has long been a favorite and their current rug sale pushed me off the fence.
After a short delay in Texas, the new rug safely arrived on Monday. As soon as the UPS guy left, I moved the furniture out-of-the-way, vacuumed the wood, and unrolled the carpet.
Mark this as the first step toward real, grown up furniture.
Pairing the jute with chenille feels soft underfoot, and reduces shedding.
After deciding on this rug, I deliberated colors. Natural and ivory or natural and platinum.
Getting the rug flat under the heavy coffee table took two people. While Ben lifted, I tugged the rug straight.
With spring right around the corner, I plan to add more green to the room. One can never have too much green.
If I were brave enough, and didn’t have more house to remodel, I’d love to have a colorful velvet sofa. The Paidge has clean lines and their Moss velvet is beautiful.
That’s a grown up purchase for another time, leaving me plenty of time to debate and change my mind.