Choosing the perfect rug to compliment those beautifully polished floorboards can be a time-consuming and bewildering, not to mention expensive, experience. Should you go for a bold injection of colour or keep it understated and neutral? Add some texture or go sleek and smooth? Patterned or plain?
Whatever your preference, we've gathered together the best in breeds at a reasonable price, to save you the bother:
6 of the Best: Living room rugs under £500
Braid rug in yellow by BS Studio for Hay, £159.99 (80cm x 140cm), £449.99 (140cm x 200cm), SCP
Jewel rug by I2K, £422.50 (150cm x 225cm), One Deko
Gravel rug, £399 (140cm x 200cm), WovenGround
Wriggle rug, 240cm x 170cm, £495, John Lewis
Rodeo Metallic rug, £336.99, (120cm x 180cm) The Rug Seller
Grandiflora rug, £438, (150cm x 210cm), Anthropologie
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