Friday, September 10, 2010

Decisions, Decisions...

I am slowly working on our upstairs hallway (landing) and am trying to find the 'rug' that is going is going to make shout, "That's it!".  I can't blame you if you have forgotten and are asking, "What hallway is she talking about?".   Remember?
I recently ordered this beauty from Rugsusa.  
I wanted to add yellow to the space because the upstairs hallway/landing leads directly into our bathroom.  If the bathroom door is open, you will have direct view of the window coming up the stairs and I'm using this fabric for a fixed roman shade.
I like the yellow with the blue against an otherwise all neutral (beige, brown & white) backdrop.  I wasn't too impressed with the rug. The yellow isn't a bright yellow (like the picture); it's more a mustard yellow. For $145, it left me saying "ho-hum" and the hand woven material wasn't cutting it for me.  So, back to the drawing board.

Here are some other options I'm considering.  I'm now thinking more of a neutral color for the rug and will incorporate the yellow via accessories.  
A:
Think the light blue would complement the navy blue in the roman shade fabric.  
B:
C:
Love the pattern below.  It is very similar to the tile pattern we will have on our bathroom floor (Daltile's 2" hexagon). 
D:
Love the faux bois - such a great neutral. 
E:
I brought home a sample of Dash Albert's circle fret rug and loved it!! It is just pricey.  
F:
So, what are your thoughts? Any favorites? Should I try other colors?  Do I seem desperate for help??  Well, I am!! :)  
Have a great weekend everyone!!  And, thanks again for all your help!!

12 comments:

  1. e e e e e!!! So cool....so neutral, still. Definitely my vote!

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  2. Great choices! My favorites are B & F. Can't wait to see what you decide!

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  3. I like "D"... I would be afraid that some of the taupe/beige combos would be too matchy, matchy with the walls??? But, that's just me! xo -Chris

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  4. What a tough decision--all of the choices are beautiful! I like B, C, and F and can tell you first hand that C is a great rug. I own it in gray and have been very pleased with it.

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  5. It's so disappointing when you have a plan and it ends up not working out because of one element. I like all of the rug selections but I think I'd avoid using another blue since the fabric you chose is blue. How about a color that will contrast instead?

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  6. Oh no. I'm sorry that your plan didn't work. Yellow sounds like such a great idea. All of the choices are beautiful. I'm wondering about something black/geometric like option D.

    Decisions...

    -Rene

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  7. Hmm...tough! I'm with you in that I like a more neutral rug with fun yellow accessories. I do love A and E!

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  8. I'm for option E! So disappointing when you order something and it's not quite what it looked like. Be sure to tell us what you end up with. :D Erica

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  9. So many great choices, no idea how you are going to pick just one. Sorry I'm totally no help, but I love them all!

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  10. Oh bummer that yellow rug looks so cool in the photo too! I'm kinda leaning towards f!
    Hope you had a great weekend doll!
    Luvs!

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  11. I'd go with e as well. i love faux bois. having a neutral hallway will allow all the upstairs rooms, including the bathroom, to show off their color and character.

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