10 Cheap Ways To Upgrade Your Floors

07/29/2014 08:42 am 08:42:29 | Updated Jul 31, 2014
West Elm

Flooring is probably the last thing that comes to mind when you think about inexpensive ways to upgrade your home. And that may be because you're overlooking the obvious -- area rugs.

Like the options you have when it comes to flooring itself, the possibilities are endless. But because rugs are far less of a commitment than, say, hardwood or tile, there really are only a couple of decisions you need to make when choosing one: What size do you need, which style, and where to look for the best selection. Luckily, we've picked out some of our favorites and got the ball rolling for you.

  • Style: Sisal
  • Feza Ivory/Taupe Rug, from $58, Wayfair.com
  • Style: Indoor/Outdoor
  • Fab Habitat Zen Rug in Dark Citron and Bright White, from $29, HSN.com
  • Style: Shag
  • Bello Shag Wool Rug, from $169, WestElm.com
  • Style: Dhurrie
  • Black And White Stripe Dhurrie Rug, from $40, WorldMarket.com
  • Style: Suzani
  • Maidu Suzani Hand-Tufted Area Rug in Ocean Blue design, by NuLoom and Retro Garden, from $272, BurkeDecor.com
  • Style: Flat Weave
  • Jaeda Rug, in Pink Flamingo, LuluandGeorgia.com
  • Style: Tufted
  • Patterned Rug, from TJ Maxx stores.

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