Which rug should I choose for my living room?

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Please have a look at our living room and four 5'x8' rugs. Please tell which, if either, will work for our setting. Other recommendations and comments, as always, are welcomed.
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q a rug for the living room, home decor, home decor dilemma, living room ideas, reupholster, Generations Rug
Generations Rug
q a rug for the living room, home decor, home decor dilemma, living room ideas, reupholster, Thomasville TM Marketplace R Luxury Machine made Shag Rug
Thomasville(TM) Marketplace(R) Luxury Machine-made Shag Rug
q a rug for the living room, home decor, home decor dilemma, living room ideas, reupholster, Drexel Heritage Wool and Silk Hand Tufted Tabriz Tan Rug Collection
Drexel Heritage Wool and Silk Hand-Tufted Tabriz Tan Rug Collection
q a rug for the living room, home decor, home decor dilemma, living room ideas, reupholster, Gabriel Drop Stitched 100 Polypropylene Rug Collection
Gabriel Drop-Stitched 100% Polypropylene Rug Collection
q a rug for the living room, home decor, home decor dilemma, living room ideas, reupholster, Gabriel Drop Stitched 100 Polypropylene Rug Collection
Gabriel Drop-Stitched 100% Polypropylene Rug Collection
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  • Susan Marie D'Orio York Susan Marie D'Orio York on May 06, 2016
    I like the 1st one best

  • Katrina Thiessen-Beasse Katrina Thiessen-Beasse on May 06, 2016
    I like the Gabriel drop-stitched

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on May 06, 2016
    The first carpet would blend nicely.

  • Shirley Whitfield Shirley Whitfield on May 06, 2016
    First one gives a little bit of color

  • Mary Ker Mary Ker on May 06, 2016
    It all depends on the type of atmosphere you are trying to create. Your furniture looks casual and comfortable, as is the first rug. The second and third rugs are more elegant and formal so if you use them you might want to make other changes to the room to support that feel, or the room will always feel a little fractured, stylistically.

  • Obabie03 Obabie03 on May 06, 2016
    The first and the last add good color for the room, pulls everything together!

  • Judith becker Judith becker on May 06, 2016
    I prefer the first one,(generations rug) it would look nice to accent with some other burgundy items.(pillows, wall hanging ext..)

  • William William on May 06, 2016
    I like the Generations rug. Has a little color. Has that old world Craftsman style that blends in with the fireplace.

  • Yvonne Yvonne on May 06, 2016
    Be sure all furniture legs are ON the rug edge.

  • Cindy Cindy on May 06, 2016
    The Generation as it has a some solid colour as well as your couch is a print and the others, except #2, may be have too much print.

  • Nancy Gramm Nancy Gramm on May 06, 2016
    You've gotten some good advice; the Generations would go beautifully with what you have. Also, I'd like to echo Yvonne's suggestion, with a slight modification. To quote a designer, "An area rug should at least meet the feet of the furniture on both sides of the space. You do not want to disservice your room by going too small. The wrong size rug brings your eye in, making the room feel smaller and disrupting the flow." If you'll notice in the pics you posted, the furniture feet either rest on the rug or meet the edges. I'm not sure a 4' x 8' would do this for you, but you could tape together some pieces of newspaper into that size and see how it works. At any rate, good luck to you. Hope you're happy with whatever you decide.

  • Cindi Cindi on May 06, 2016
    I also like the first one, it brings in a little color, everything else is too neutral (beige, brown, etc.)

  • Centsably Creative Centsably Creative on May 06, 2016
    I believe the first rug would go best BUT you have a lot of dark pieces and the Gabriel drop stitch (the last rug) would look great AND brighten up the combo best. My professional opinion.

  • Centsably Creative Centsably Creative on May 06, 2016
    I do want to add one more item...The wool rug is going to be the easiest to clean Wool is the most naturally stain resistant material you can buy in flooring. it will feel better and last longer. It will shed in the beginning but it won't go threadbare so don't worry about that. I only buy wool for my home. That is a beautiful rug also. Polypropylene will hold stains BIG TIME ! so.....

  • Jean Jean on May 06, 2016
    Liking the wool

  • Anna Anna on May 06, 2016
    Generations rug

  • Cats and chicks Cats and chicks on May 07, 2016
    Generations rug goes well with your dark wood floor.

  • Lou Lou on May 07, 2016
    Thank you all!

  • Cathy Cathy on May 08, 2016
    Generations rug...gorgeous!

  • Mickey Baron Mickey Baron on May 08, 2016
    Did you look at Lowes? LOVE the living room & the set up. Try this site...CountryDoor.com they have a rug called... PASHA that I think you'd love. Good Luck! Post afters please?

  • Lou Lou on May 08, 2016
    Considering other options.

  • Lgsmith Lgsmith on May 08, 2016
    I don't like any of the rugs. I would use a large oval rug. The square rugs gives the room such sharp square corners and an oval would let you place the furniture in a semi-circular placement. To me that would be much more inviting,

  • Kathleen. Kathleen. on Oct 17, 2016
    Generations rug has burgundy in it like the furniture.

  • Deanna Nassar Deanna Nassar on Oct 30, 2016
    I like the last one but anything light colored would help.