I’ve shifted the rugs round in our home musical chairs fashion! Right here’s the replace from our cozy rug swaps : )
Cozy Rug Swaps
How The Rug Swap Began
This story begins with me visiting my pal Meg’s home. She had essentially the most stunning coral and blue rug that she had simply purchased for her front room from Wayfair. I admired it and began considering if we should always do one thing with our front room rug.
Spoiler alert: I purchased it!
Earlier than: The Pottery Barn Chunky Wool + Jute Rug
I LOVE this Chunky Wool / Jute Rug from Pottery Barn! It’s so smooth, cushiony, and tremendous duper cozy. I additionally love pure materials and impartial colours.
I’ve had it for over 7 years and it’s held up nicely given the quantity of visitors and put on and tear it has seen.
I’ve rotated it round so the half below the sofa comes out and vice versa.
Nevertheless, Gus the canine spends all day, each day on this rug, and after I took it to Charlottesville Earthly Cleaners, I instructed them it was product of 90% canine hair and 10% wool. Severely, you may’t sit on it with out getting lined in hair (and sure that’s with common vacuums).
You’ll be able to see the canine hair simply falling out of it:
This can be a nice rug, however I might not advocate it for residing rooms.
I spotted after I visited my sister’s home that it’s a perfect rug for a bed room. She has the rug in her playroom and I couldn’t consider it was the identical one as a result of hers is in such nice form (it’s admittedly additionally newer than mine).
Mya Oriental Rug in Terracotta
So again to Meg’s rug: after I noticed hers I spotted we wanted to maneuver the Pottery Barn rug out and get one thing new. Meg’s rug can also be a tremendous worth – it rotates between $150 and $200 for an 8×10: Mya Oriental Rug in Terracotta.
Provided that the children and canine are going to beat up any rug I purchase, I’d as nicely purchase a cheap one!
We’re SO HAPPY with the brand new rug! It provides numerous formality to the room, and the colours match our decor completely.
Pottery Barn –> Mazen’s Room
I thought of donating the Pottery Barn rug as a result of I didn’t have one other room for it. Till I had the thought to maneuver it into Mazen’s room when visiting my sister.
I took it to get cleaned, which I ought to have accomplished years in the past, and it got here again wanting SO MUCH BETTER.
The blue rug beforehand in Mazen’s room was by no means sufficiently big. I purchased it for his room at my outdated home and it’s at all times been too small for this room. So upgrading not solely the rug materials however the measurement to an 8×10 made a giant distinction in coziness.
You’ll be able to see a couple of tufts sticking up, however total it’s in nice form. A brand new life!
Mazen’s Rug –> Birch’s Room
Right here’s the rug that has been in Birch’s room since we adorned his nursery.
It was in Thomas’s outdated home. I just like the rug, nonetheless, the colours don’t actually go together with our house’s lighter, airier fashion.
We’re discovering a brand new house for the oriental and introduced in Mazen’s blue “Constructive” rug.
The rug is on sale at Crate & Youngsters!
We’re virtually prepared to maneuver Birch’s toddler mattress / crib and rocking chair out, transition his altering desk to a dresser, and go full on Massive Boy Room. He may have a lot extra space in there once we do!
The final rug on this publish is our entry rug. This was as soon as Karen’s, and she or he had it minimize down. It’s seagrass? Sisal? And it’s wanting fairly tough and torn in locations.
I can’t determine if we even want a rug in our mudroom, however I believe it does assist with kicking filth off of sneakers when folks overlook to take them off.
This room would possibly change…
I most likely gained’t change it but as a result of…….we’re most likely going to renovate our home subsequent yr!!
I’ve a weblog publish arising with extra particulars, however I believe I ought to wait and see what this area turns into earlier than shopping for something new.
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