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

Barcelona Ikat Beige Area Rug


Unique Loom

Serape Stripe Synthetic Rug


Pottery Barn

Mae Patchwork Printed Rug


Assembly Home

Geo Pattern Rug


Pottery Barn Teen

Minimal Green Stripes Area Rug


Allyson Johnson

Pike Rug


One Kings Lane

Hand Woven Drusilla Rug



Chindi Denim Rug with Tassels


Pier 1 Imports

Palace Black and White Geometric Area Rug


Dynamic Rugs

Morocco Rug



Saltbäk Rug



Calisa Block Printed Rug


Urban Outfitters

Awning Stripe Rug


Dash & Albert

Confetti Flora Rug