These 9 Soft, Cozy Rugs Instantly Tie Any Room Together

Ashley
Ashley
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Along with paint color, an area rug has the biggest impact on how a room looks and feels. Within moments of entering a room, you can pick up on a vibe due to the texture, color, and pattern of a rug. It's visual shorthand for what we want our rooms to "say" to people.

Just as important as the way a rug looks, however, is the way it literally feels underfoot. Here, there's no right or wrong answer. In your room, maybe you might want something sumptuous and silky; in the living room, a sturdy flat weave might be better. Whatever your favorite style and texture, you're likely to find it in our year-end roundup of seriously soft and cozy rugs. Add them to your space and — like magic! — they'll tie the room together just in time to start the new year.

Dylan Rug
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Dylan Rug

This viscose Dylan Rug ($839) feels silky-soft and has an incredible sheen that looks gorgeous in sunlight. It's a great choice for bedrooms, especially when paired with layered neutral bedding.

Abanish Rug
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Abanish Rug

Tufted by hand, this Abanish Rug ($600) looks like the vintage rug of your dreams — but unlike an antique rug, this one doesn't require expensive cleaning before you use it. The subtle floral motif features cream and gray tones that feel timeless and elegant now as they will in the years to come.

Vintage Area Rug
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Vintage Area Rug

On the other hand, if vintage rugs are 100 percent your thing, you'll appreciate this lightly distressed Vintage Area Rug ($494). Made in Anatolia, Turkey (aka one of the world's rug-making capitals), it's knotted by hand and professionally cleaned before it lands on your doorstep.

World Needle Sandie Rug
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World Needle Sandie Rug

A soft sheepskin rug never goes out of style, making it a smart investment over the long haul. This World Needle Sandie Rug ($1,049) warms up a room on its own, but it's also beautiful when layered atop a larger flat-weave rug or on top of a chair. Just *try* not to run your fingers through it.

Pearidge Rug
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Pearidge Rug

A mix of brown, blue, beige, and ivory make the abstract pattern of this Pearidge Rug ($350) feel cohesive. The plush texture is ideal for high-traffic areas, but we especially like the way it can tie a living room together.

Domus Rug
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Domus Rug

When your room needs some color — but not a lot of it — this Domus Rug (649) is a wise choice. Muted peach and blue stripes stand out beautifully from the cream background, creating a modern and warm base for your space.

Simple Object 18 Rug
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Simple Object 18 Rug

Designed by Danish artist Carsten Beck Nielsen, this supremely cozy Simple Object 18 Rug ($1,695) has a thick shag texture that feels almost ridiculously luxurious.

Troy Hand-Knotted Wool Rug
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Troy Hand-Knotted Wool Rug

This Troy Hand-Knotted Wool Rug ($900) is plush and nearly an inch thick, which means it will feel incredible underfoot. Its neutral stripes will complement almost any of your existing furnishings, and the tones look especially pretty when paired with wood furniture.

Kiliim Roots Rug
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Kiliim Roots Rug

If neutrals make you yawn, consider this hand-woven Kiliim Roots Rug ($520). The ochre-yellow hue will immediately become a focal point, giving you the beginnings of a color palette that will unify the room through pillows, blankets, and decorative accessories.