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. While most of these rugs are available on Amazon, we’ve found some options elsewhere, too, for those who like to shop around. Below, we’ve found everything from a classic Persian-style rug to a modern circular jute option.
A hardy indoor/outdoor rug with a pleasing contrast panel.
The contrast of weaves on this La Redoute-ish rug make it look far more expensive than it is.
A modern design that would be ideal in a playroom.
An area rug that has impact but won’t overwhelm the room.
We like this jolly runner, and it’s another good playroom option.
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.
An equally as squishable pink option.
We love the orange-and-red colourway.
This fluffy rug is a steal (and dark enough to hide any coffee stains).
A circular (Fair Trade) jute rug, which would suit a smaller living room.
A classic design at an Ikea price.
For those who want a dash of colour that won’t overwhelm.
This neat geometric rug is available in all sorts of shapes and sizes.
An instant at-home disco.
Cheap and cheerful.
An Impressionistic kind of rug.
This rug looks like it’s from Anthropologie, but it’s a mere £30.
We like the liquid mercury swirls.
This speckled ochre-and-charcoal number looks rather durable.
This geometric rug is grown-up (but not boring).
A rug we can picture in the dining room, and in Donna’s villa in Mamma Mia.
A patterned rug for people who don’t like patterns.
And a slightly more vibrant version.
We like the contrast of green and grey tones.
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