Can I make that sweeping generalization in the title? Probably not, but I do love having a pink rug in my living room. (Although those chevrons have been done to death. It was not so when I bought my rug in 2008!)
I love this space from Holly Becker of , with its pink overdye rug. The photo appeared in her book,
And Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan of has a hot pink rug, too. This was his living room, featured in
You see what I mean about design bloggers and pink rugs? Maybe we’re an odd bunch, but I love the look.
I just wish I’d known better than to choose cotton for a busy living room in a house with two young kids, a dog, and three cats — though in my defense, we didn’t have children at the time. I’ve been looking at wool rugs for a possible replacement (maybe?), and I keep coming back to pink. Here are some of my favorites.
cotton, available at
This is my rug. It can be ordered in custom colors, but when I came across it in shades of pink, I had to buy it. I would still recommend it, but for a room with less foot traffic.
Gorgeous, and less in-your-face ombré as it appears on screen (as seen in Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan’s home, above, and ). It’s expensive though.
The color looks more vibrant than pastel to me. The price is right, but the solid color is a bit plain.
I like that the underlying pattern is less obvious than in some overdyed rugs. Less trendy. I would love this rug in my living room. Think it would work with my floral chair?