Personal Shopper: Alena's Rug Romp

Alena writes: "I am about to move into my very first apartment in baltimore and I am in need of a rug for my bedroom. I had my eye on this one from Urban Outfitters but it is a bit too small for what I need. I'm looking for a 4x6 or 5x7 that is similar to this. I prefer a solid color because my bedspread is really colorful! I'm open to any suggestions and would try to keep my price under $200. Thanks so much!"

Soooo, crochet rugs just flat out don't exist in the size you need. And if they do, someone correct and help Miss Alena out. Instead, I opted for for some nifty fabrics like leather, bamboo and wool along with some interesting patterns. You need not run from prints just because your bedspread looks like a farmer's market (that's a good thing). Just stick with patterns that aren't Jamaican me crazy. -Magzilla

1. Laguna Green Polypropylene Rug (5'3 x 7'6) ($94)
2. Camel Bamboo Rug (5' x 7') ($61)
3. Living Necessities Grey Rug (5' x 7') ($40)
4. Matador Green Hand-woven Leather Rug (5' x 8') ($69)
5. Handcrafted Mesa Wool Rug (5' x 8') ($192)
6. Hand-tufted World Classic Bluish-grey Wool Rug (5' x 8') ($174)

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