The One Staple Your Apartment Is Missing

We all covet a well-dressed home, but nabbing chic decor at an affordable price can prove trying for even the savviest of shoppers. Fortunately, there is one hero item with the ability to instantly transform a room sans the prohibitive price tag—a gorgeous area rug. Whether you tend toward ethnic ikat prints, textured neutrals or bold, graphic stripes, this grounding layer not only pulls together your space but also ups the sophistication factor in one simple step. Here, we’ve rounded up 14 of our favorite affordable takes, all guaranteed to add style and dimension to your abode and let you save your extra cash for a summer getaway.

Vanessa Jackman

Affordable Area Rugs