3 Of The Best-Selling Area Rugs On Wayfair

Finding the perfect area rug is never an easy task, and certainly not something we should leave for last. When designing a space, it's important to visualize how different colors, patterns, furniture, and accents will look together. Some people do this by creating a vision board, while others prefer using online programs. Whatever the case, it's important to decide which area rug you will use sooner rather than later. These floor coverings can visually connect different spaces, create a focal point, and introduce complementary colors that tie the whole room together. Thus, settling for a product you're not in love with will do your living room no favors.

If you're unsure where to start, House Digest has you covered. We've identified three best-selling area rugs from Wayfair, an online retailer best known for selling home goods at affordable prices. Best-selling products tend to appeal to a wide range of buyers, and the following rugs are versatile enough to accommodate a variety of tastes. We'll break down which characteristics make them popular and some ways to style them.

A burst of color

First on the list is the Hillsby Oriental Area Rug from Wayfair, which features contrasting shades of blue and orange. This product has a 4.7-star rating out of 41,007 reviews and is priced at $385 for a 6-foot, 7-inch by 9-foot rug. The combination of a faded, oriental pattern and bright colors can introduce a sense of interest into a variety of living room designs. And since this rug is so vibrant, we suggest toning down the surrounding accents. For example, solid blue throw pillows paired with an orange blanket will create a sense of balance while allowing the pattern of the area rug to shine.

This floor covering will look great styled in a rustic, farmhouse, or eclectic home with a boho vibe. But aside from the aesthetically pleasing features, we'd like to also note its durability. This rug is made of polypropylene, meaning it's both stain resistant and able to withstand the stress of high-traffic areas. It also has a low pile height of 0.26 inches, so you won't have to worry about constantly tripping over it. A reviewer named Sheila said, "This rug is so pretty. I love [that] the colors are sharp yet muted to give the boho vibe I was going for. [It] looks nice with my leather furniture. My dog likes it too. Dog hair lifts off easily when vacuumed."

Plush simplicity

If you're looking for something simpler, the best-selling Irmtrud Ivory Area Rug is worth checking out. This product has a 4.7-star rating out of 31,521 reviews and is priced at $566 for an 8-foot by 10-foot rug. The neutral color and cozy, shaggy appearance can be used to make your living space, bedroom, or office feel warm and inviting. It's also a versatile piece that can be employed for most interior design aesthetics, such as modern, contemporary, farmhouse, and even eclectic; this rug could beautifully balance out a space full of fun patterns. Additionally, if ivory isn't your first pick, different colors, such as pink, blue, and green, are available.

One thing we'd like to point out is the 2-inch pile height, which seems to provide the coziness factor for multiple reviewers. For instance, Annabel said, "Honestly, it's the best, most comfortable rug I have purchased. I am actually thinking of getting a second one for the bedroom." Although a thicker rug is more challenging to clean, Wayfair notes that its thickness makes it more durable and cozy. So, if these are characteristics you can't sacrifice, it's important to always clean this product correctly.

Natural coziness

Last on the list is the Owensby Handmade Braided Indoor / Outdoor Area Rug. Currently, this product has a 4.6-star rating out of 25,188 reviews and is priced at $330 for a 5-foot by 8-foot rug. Although the tan color of this product is simple and neutral, it's the braided texture that we find captivating. This year, cozy, natural materials have been trending, especially after hygge decor grew in popularity last year. And although this product is made of polypropylene, the braided texture is similar to jute, making it an affordable faux option for easily incorporating this unique style into your home.

This product can handle high-traffic areas and is great for homeowners who have children or pets. A reviewer named Celeste hinted at its versatility, noting it's "soft enough to use indoors, and I'm hoping it stays durable for outdoor use on our back deck." If someone happens to spill a cup of apple juice on your new rug, Wayfair notes you can easily take it outside and rinse it off with a hose. On the other hand, if you're worried about staining, it can be spot-treated with a rug cleaner.