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15 Cheap But Expensive-Looking Rugs (That You Can Buy on Amazon)

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We’ve previously hunted out cheap but expensive-looking accents for your bedroom, your kitchen, the nursery, and more. Now it’s time to drill into the specifics and focus on cheap but expensive-looking rugs. Whether you’re zhushing up your living room or want something more durable for indoor/outdoor use, you’re in luck. We’ve scoured Amazon to find the best cheap (but expensive-looking) accents. Below, everything from a classic Persian-style rug to a modern circular jute option.

A Moroccan-inspired runner that won’t show up dirt (should you have it) in your hallway.

A modern design that would be ideal in a playroom.

We like the psychedelic colour scheme here.

An area rug that has impact but won’t overwhelm the room.

We like this jolly runner, and it’s another good playroom option.

Faux-Fur Cow-Print Rug

Yeehaw for the home.

Or leopard-print, if you’d prefer.


We suggest using this by your bedside so you can squish your toes into the fluff as you rise in the morning.

A slightly cheaper pink variant.

A handsome Berber-style rug.

A circular (Fair Trade) jute rug, which would suit a smaller living room.

We are taken with the contrast tassels on this large Scandi-ish area rug.

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15 Cheap But Expensive-Looking Rugs