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Designers’ Picks – Our 5 Favorite Rugs Under $500

cheap rugsRugs are one of the most important elements in designing a room – they tie the space together, help reduce noise, and keep your feet cozy! But – spoiler alter – rugs can also be one of the most expensive items in your room (sometimes even more than a sofa).

And if you’ve ever googled “cheap rugs” you know how frustrating it is to find what seems like a great deal only to discover it’s 2 by 3 feet large! A $100 for a doormat? No thanks.

So what’s a style-savvy, price-conscious person to do? Luckily, we’re familiar with this conundrum and have a few tricks (or rugs) up our sleeves to help. We polled our Modsy Designers on their favorite cheap rugs under $500 and styled the most popular picks in our rug studio.

Need help designing your space but don’t want to waste money on pieces that don’t look good? Start a Modsy 3D design project and see how amazing your room could look before you purchase a single thing.

Keep scrolling to see our five favorite rugs under $500 and shop your favorites in our rug studio! (Not sure how much you should spend on a rug? These 4 questions can help.)

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The Vintage Medallion Rug, $332

This classical rug from NuLoom features a traditional medallion pattern in a subtle shade of blue. The perfect statement piece, the larger 8×10 size will look great but won’t break the bank – yay for cheap rugs!

Made of polypropylene, our designers’ recommend this rug for low-traffic rooms, like a bedroom or formal living room. While it is stain resistant, these fibers absorb oil like crazy (polypropylene is actually used to help clean oil spills!) so it’s not a great choice for your dining room or any place prone to frequent spills!

And while it features a classic pattern, this rug actually works well in a myriad of styles! From mid-century modern to bohemian, don’t be afraid to try it in your space no matter what your style!

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The Paramount Rug, $238

Have a room in need of a design pick-me-up? This rug from our friends at Tanjore is sure to do the trick! The Southwestern-inspired pattern is ready to punch up any space, and the neutral hues make for easy pairing with most decor.

Try it with a leather sofa or layered over a jute rug to add texture to your space. The Paramount rug features a low pile making it easier to clean and helps it sit nicely under door ways. Also made of polypropylene, the Paramount is better suited for low traffic areas where you’ll get the most longevity out of it!

The Paramount measures in at 7’9″ x 11’2″, making it slightly longer and narrower than your standard rug. This is great if your space happens to be on the longer/narrower side, but might not be the best fit if you’re looking for a true 8′ x 10′ rug.

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The Herringbone Indigo Woven Cotten Rug, $438

This bestseller of a rug is not only a quality piece, but also one of our favorite cheap rugs! Made by our friends at Dash & Albert, the Herringbone Indigo rug is super durable making it a great fit for your high-traffic rooms.

If you’re looking to add a pop of style to your space, the herringbone pattern is a timeless choice that will look great for years to come. Don’t miss the fact that this rug is made form natural cotton and sports a flat-weave construction that’s easy to care for.

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The Leather Dressage Rug, $249

This handwoven rug from CB2 is truly a steal for the size and quality. If you’re looking for a piece that’s unique and interesting but not too much of a statement, the Leather Dressage rug is where it’s at.

Made from recycled leather, this rug is great a great way to add texture to your space and is another great choice for high-traffic rooms. Also suited for households with pets, the leather construction makes this rug extra durable!

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The Serapi Rug, $387

Another of our favorite cheap rugs from Tanjore, the Serapi features a traditional pattern rendered in eye-catching colors. The faded design give this rug a vintage feel (without the vintage price tag) that will add depth and character to your space.

The Serapi pairs beautifully with any interior, but we styled ours with a luxurious leather sofa for a traditional yet eclectic look.

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The Modsy Rug Shop – Our Designers Pick Their 5 Favorite Rugs

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‘Tis the season for hibernating! If you’re getting ready to hunker down and weather the weather, a ew cozy touches can go along way in readying your home for the season.

One of the best ways to instantly cozy-ify any room is with a rug. But with so many options to choose from, it can be difficult finding the perfect option for your space.

To help, we rounded up 5 of our Modsy Designers’ favorite rugs. Browse our Modsy Rug Shop to see the picks and log in and shop the Rug Studio to make them yours!

Modsy Rug ShopThe Vienna Rug

This Persian style rug is both timeless and beautiful, and is a perfect way to add a burst of elegance to any space.

Try it in your rustic, classic, or even traditional living room. It also works well in bedrooms, home offices, and even dining rooms!

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Modsy Rug ShopThe Kota Woven Rug

Featured in our Best Seller Design Studio as well as our Modsy x Chris Loves Julia collection, the Kota rug sports a trendy pattern that works in all kinds of rooms and design styles. A soft yet statement-making piece, the Kota offers a modern eclectic feel, with plush comfort for any room in the house.

Try it on in your living room, bedroom, hallway, or even playroom for an instant design pick-me-up!

Shop the Kota in the Modsy Rug Shop

Modsy rug shopThe Seville Rug

One of our most-popular rugs, and the star of our homepage, this multi-colored beauty puts a unique twist on a traditional look. Try layering it over a natural fiber rug for some extra texture, or style it on its own.

Pair the Seville with eclectic or Mid-Century style interiors for a looks that’s sure to have all your friends asking where you got it.

Shop the Seville in the Modsy Rug Shop

modsy rug shopThe Hampton Rug

What looks like a best-selling rug, but doesn’t dent your wallet like a best-selling rug? The Hampton! Featuring a timeless pattern and just enough texture, the Hampton makes itself right at home among all kinds of styles.

If your design style is rustic, classic, or even transitional, give the Hampton a go and watch your room tie itself together.

Shop the Hampton in the Modsy Rug Shop

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The Nuuk Rug

Perfect for layering, especially for the fall and winter months, the Nuuk sheepskin rug comes in all shapes, sizes, and even a few colors.

This rug works with any style and in almost any space. Add it to your living room for extra cozy vibes! It’s also a great addition to nurseries, bedrooms and even home offices.

Shop the Nuuk in the Modsy Rug Shop

 

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The Best Seller List – What Modsy Customers are Loving Right Now

It’s true, Modsy Insiders have great taste. From sofas to side tables, area rugs to artwork, when it comes to shopping for your home, our customer know how to do it right.

How do we know? After helping a lot of you create your perfect home design plans and bring them to life, we’ve seen the insides of a lot of shopping carts. We couldn’t help but wonder what the most popular items were across all Modsy designs. So we dug into the data and rounded up the most loved products of the month.

Want to know what the most sought-after furniture and decor across all Modsy designs are? Peek inside the Best Seller Studio to see (and shop) all the most-wanted pieces in one place.

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Get to Know Some of Our Favorite Pieces

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Quinn Mirror

From rustic to modern, the Quinn mirror works with any style. Modsy Insiders love it for its top-notch quality and beautiful design.

Warner Bench

Weather it’s in your entryway, at the foot of your bed, or even in your dining room, the Warner bench is sure to add a classic polish to any space. With a timeless design and nailhead detail, this decor staple is as versatile as it is stylish.

best sellerHelix Acacia Bookcase

Searching for a bookcase that’s stylish and sturdy? Look no further than this top-rated number, which boasts easy-assembly to boot.

Churchill Club Chair

A fan-favorite from our Textured Neutrals trend preview, the Churchill Club Chair is the perfect combo of cozy and sophisticated. No matter if you lean more rustic, traditional, or even eclectic, this chair works for many styles and all spaces.

best sellerEliot Leather Sofa

This sofa sports a mid-century inspired design rendered in oh-so-soft leather. With an extra deep seat, it’s both comfortable and classy.

Kota Indigo Rug

A cure for any space in need of a decor pick-me-up, the much-loved Kota Rug is perfect for high-traffic rooms.

 

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5 Decor Trends To Fall for This Season

Fall is finally here! And that means it’s time to usher in a new wave of interior styles and decor trends. If you’re looking to give your home an easy seasonal upgrade, these five fall decor trends might be the ticket.

Love the looks? Modsy customers can shop each trend in the Fall Decor Studio – just log in and get shopping! Not a Modsy customer? Start a project today to see how these pieces – and 100s more – will look in your exact room and shop your favorites knowing they all fit and look great!

Ready to meet our 5 favorite decor trends of the season? Keep scrolling to get the scoop!

decor trends – warm hues1. Warm Hues

Now that it’s officially fall and the sun is setting earlier each day, we’re looking to incorporate more warmth into our interiors. These warm hues tease at fall’s arrival without being overly autumnal.

If you’re looking for are the perfect decor trend to embrace this month, consider this trend the fall starter-pack you’ve been waiting for.

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decor trends – painterly strokes2. Painterly Strokes

Our current obsession? Bold, striking, hand-painted brushstrokes. One of our favorite decor trends on the horizon, we’re eyeing prints and textiles with an abstract and hand-painted flair.

You don’t have to commit to a big-ticket item, like a sofa or rug, to try the look. Try a few pillows to bring a bold pop of pattern to your sofa or bed. Or consider acquiring a piece of art with large, intentional brushstrokes to easily elevate any gallery wall.

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decor trends – sculptural lighting3. Sculptural Lighting

Back in August we predicted that sculptural pieces would have their moment in the fall trends spotlight. And as it turns out, sculptural light fixtures in particular are making waves this season.

No longer just objects of function, we see lighting taking a bolder stance this season. More than just a light source, we’re seeing lamps and pendants that are objects of sculptural expression – these are truly works of art in and of themselves.

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decor trends – whimsical drama4. Whimsical Drama

Another of the bold decor trends taking over our walls this season, get ready to see classical paintings with a dramatic flair. These striking works are all about drama and offer a modern and playful reinterpretation of the dutch masterworks.

If you have a dull corner in need of some whimsy, try introducing one of these artworks to bring an element of light and playful drama to your space.

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decor trends – rustic minimalism5. Rustic Minimalism

Neutrals, textures, contrast – oh my! The last of the decor trends we’re looking towards this season, high contrast neutrals are the look for those who prefer a more minimal aesthetic. A look that comes alive through mixed woods, plush fabrics, and natural materials, this is the trend to try if you want Nordic and cozy vibes.

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Chris Loves Julia x Modsy

Introducing The Exclusive Chris Loves Julia x Modsy Collection!

Chris Loves Julia x ModsyToday marks a huge Modsy milestone – we’ve teamed up with one of our favorite design blogger duos of all time, Chris and Julia Marcum of Chris Loves Julia!

We first partnered with Chris and Julia last year when we helped visualize their nursery on a tight deadline. Since then, the requests for similar nursery looks and Chris Loves Julia inspired design projects has been overwhelming.  And we know why…their house is so darn dreamy!

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Shop The Look: Chris Loves Julia x Modsy Collection

So we knew we had to partner with them again but in a much bigger way. This time around, Chris and Julia created an exclusive collection of their favorite furniture and decor pieces, curated just for Modsy customers. That means, for the first time ever, you can see your exact home designed in Chris Loves Julia’s amazing style.

“The collection Chris and I curated for Modsy was designed to reflect our family and all of the passion we’ve put into our home projects. We approach every room with our unique point of view, one that we’re thrilled to share with the world because we believe that everyone should love where they live.” – Julia Marcum

If you’ve been following the Chris Loves Julia blog, you’ve likely fallen in love with their distinct interior design style. With rooms full of texture, clean lines, rich colors, and warm wood tones, their gorgeous creations are truly a place we all want to call home.

Peek inside the Chris Loves Julia x Modsy collection

Chris Loves Julia x Modsy

Chris Loves Julia x Modsy

Ready to stop lusting and start shopping?

Whether it’s a bedroom, living space, or simply an entryway, start your project today and see the Chris Loves Julia look in your exact room. And don’t forget to enter the promo code CLJ at checkout.

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Williams Sonoma Home

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Interior Define

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CB2

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Minted

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Bassett Mirror Company

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Joybird

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Orient Express

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Don’t forget to enter code CLJ at checkout to see this collection in your space!