Available in four versatile colors, in a damask pattern that's very à la mode, the Ballard Designs Lotus Rug ($180-900) seems like one that would appeal to a lot of you. I personally really like the gray one! But before you pull out that credit card, let me guide you to a shop that sells the same rug at a more affordable price — with $5 shipping. To see it, read more.
World Market's Modern Damask Rug ($140-760) is available online in brown, blue, and gray (sorry, no yellow), and ships for $5 through Jan. 23! The coloring on the photos looks slightly different, but I'd bet a pretty penny they're the same rug.