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Cozy Rug Swaps – Kath Eats Actual Meals


I’ve shifted the rugs round in our home musical chairs type! 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 lovely 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!

Cozy Rug Swaps

Earlier than: The Pottery Barn Chunky Wool + Jute Rug

Pottery Barn Chunky Wool + Jute Rug

I LOVE this Chunky Wool / Jute Rug from Pottery Barn! It’s so comfortable, 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 effectively 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. 

Nonetheless, Gus the canine spends all day, day-after-day on this rug, and once I took it to Charlottesville Earthly Cleaners, I instructed them it was product of 90% canine hair and 10% wool. Significantly, you may’t sit on it with out getting lined in hair (and sure that’s with common vacuums). 

You may see the canine hair simply falling out of it: 

rug with dog hair

It is a nice rug, however I’d not suggest it for dwelling rooms. 

I noticed once 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). 

wool and jute rug in playroom

Mya Oriental Rug in Terracotta 

So again to Meg’s rug: once I noticed hers I noticed we wanted to maneuver the Pottery Barn rug out and get one thing new. Meg’s rug can be an incredible value – it rotates between $150 and $200 for an 8×10: Mya Oriental Rug in Terracotta.

On condition that the children and canine are going to beat up any rug I purchase, I would as effectively purchase a cheap one! 

We’re SO HAPPY with the brand new rug! It provides a whole lot of formality to the room, and the colours match our decor completely. 

Mya Oriental Rug in Terracotta | Cozy Rug Swaps

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 concept to maneuver it into Mazen’s room when visiting my sister. 

I took it to get cleaned, which I ought to have achieved years in the past, and it got here again wanting SO MUCH BETTER. 

Pottery Barn rug

The blue rug beforehand in Mazen’s room was by no means large enough. I purchased it for his room at my outdated home and it’s all the time 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 may see just a few tufts sticking up, however general it’s in nice form. A brand new life!

Mazen's room rug

Mazen’s Rug –> Birch’s Room

Right here’s the rug that has been in Birch’s room since we embellished his nursery

bedroom rug ideas

It was in Thomas’s outdated home. I just like the rug, nonetheless, the colours don’t actually go together with our residence’s lighter, airier type. 

We’re discovering a brand new residence for the oriental and introduced in Mazen’s blue “Optimistic” rug. 

The rug is on sale at Crate & Youngsters!

boy's room rug ideas

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 Huge Boy Room. He may have a lot extra space in there once we do! 

Cozy Rug Swaps

Entry Rug

The final rug on this put up is our entry rug. This was as soon as Karen’s, and she or he had it reduce down. It’s seagrass? Sisal? And it’s wanting fairly tough and torn in locations. 

rough and torn rug

I can’t resolve if we even want a rug in our mudroom, however I believe it does assist with kicking grime off of footwear when individuals neglect to take them off. 

mudroom rug

This room would possibly change…

I most likely gained’t exchange it but as a result of…….we’re most likely going to renovate our home subsequent yr!!

I’ve a weblog put up 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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