Shag rugs are like Muu-muus. When done right they are so comfortable and chic that you are convinced you’ll have a better life the second you commit. When done wrong they are very cheap, depressing and will ruin your social life. Almost every client we have right now, including myself (as seen above in Elliot’s Nursery), wants the perfect cozy shag rug so as we were shopping we figured we’d round up a big old post with our favorites for you.
In case you need some selling on the whole shag rug in the first place, feast your eyes on these ladies:
She could’ve gone cheezy but she didn’t.
Justina designed some that are really beautiful, comfortable and of course easy to hide “imperfections” (read: play dough mashings), too.
Shags, whether Morroccan in style or a simple solid are so inviting and become another piece of furniture on which to lounge. I witnessed this first hand/butt because my best friend splurged on a mohair shag rug and everyone, EVERYONE wanted to lay on it. Sure, it was fancy, but it was my first foray into “oh, right … rugs can be super comfortable in addition to being beautiful” land, and I want to go back to that world in every room in my house. Does this mean I’m becoming old or are you all into really comfortable rugs, too, these days?
Of course these rugs are higher maintenance. If they are white and high pile they can get dirty easily, and if they are in a high traffic area then think about a dark or patterned version. So no, they aren’t for everyone or everywhere.
For instance, as much as I love this photo, trust me when I say this shag rug was styled just for the shot. You’d have to be a silly billy (that’s how I curse now) to put a white shag under a dining table that you actually eat on. But if its an entrance, then go for it with caution.
So we dug deep, pulled hairs and twirled around the internet to find some of the coziest, prettiest, best shag rugs in the world at all different price points (all below are listed as 8×10 in size). Some are nuts, some are simple – let your butt and eyes decide.
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In case you needed some help in deciding which rug size is best for you, or how to mix two different rugs together in the same room be sure to click through. Get them before they are gone folks, shag is here to stay.
For those of you who want them all on one board (yes, these are repeats) we put them together – go on, pin away. xx