Jute rugs are highly versatile: You can “throw them over large rugs or under smaller ones to add depth, warmth, and texture,” according to designer Leanne Ford, and “they can be mixed and moved between main rooms or secondary rooms such as bedrooms,” says designer Lauren Ashley Allan. This cheerful, tasseled option from Rugs USA was recommended as an inexpensive and reliable pick by both interior designer Jamie Drake of the firm Drake/Anderson and New York deputy editor Alexis Swerdloff, who bought the rug for her own home. Today, it’s an even better deal at 60 percent off. The rug comes in eight colors, including a warm ocher red and a mint green, and the sale applies to a range of sizes and shapes, from a two-by-three-foot mat to an eight-foot round to an extra-large 9’6”-by-13’6” version. At that price, you can follow Ford’s advice and layer.
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