15 Rugs That Will Completely Make Your Kitchen

We dare your cabinets to compete.


Whether you planned it that way or not, your kitchen is likely one of the most lived-in rooms in your home. And if you've ever gone through a renovation, you also know it's one of the most expensive per square foot. Which is why moveable accessories like cheery, exotic, and textured rugs are so key. Give your kitchen an entirely new look with one of these 15 best kitchen rugs.

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World Market
Black Geo Chindi Reversible Rug

Rag rugs are go-to's in kitchens since the colorful patterns make cooking drips and dribbles less visible. The geometric flanks on this version gives the genre a cool upgrade.

2' x 3', $20, World Market

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Handmade Ivory and Turquoise Wool Area Rug

A moody take on a vintage rug; would be particularly pretty against gray or navy cabinetry.

4' x 6', $118, Safavieh

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Joss & Main
Blue/Beige Stripes

And just like that, your kitchen is straight out of Provence.

4' x 5'7", $56, Joss & Main

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Dark Blue Area Rug

Can't decide on your kitchen's color scheme? This faded global blend of navy, pink, and marigold means you don't have to.

3'7" x 5'7", $70, Wayfair

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Urban Outfitters
Block Printed Rug

Yellow is classic in a kitchen, but smaller flashes like the gold edging on this tile-inspired medallion feels modern than a dip of yellow paint.

5' round, $99, Urban Outfitters

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One Kings Lane
Evora Rug

If you don't have space for artwork on the walls of your kitchen, opt for a rug that is worthy of being framed, like this colorful modern design.

5' x 8', $269, One Kings Lane

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Natural Fiber Jute Rug

Made of biodegradable jute, this square-shaped fringe rug adds a textured, natural element to your modern space.

6' x 6', $435, Safavieh

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Ombré Rug

This h, ombré rug puts the fun underfoot with a soft blend of pastels and playful tassels.

4' x 6', $249, Lorena Canals

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Scroll Wool Rug

If you love antique rugs but don't want to rummage through estate sales, this hand-loomed wool rug was inspired by vintage patterns and is sure to give your kitchen some design character.

4' x 6', $590.90, Surya Home

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Serena & Lily
Ryland Wool Rug

Don't let the Scandinavian trend stop at your rug choice: this wool design is a minimalist dream fit for a contemporary or rustic-style space.

2' x 3' $198, Serena & Lily

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Handwoven Lorne Rug

Give a cold, contemporary space an organic element with this flat-woven rug.

4' x 6', $148, Anthropologie

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GJS7 Carpet

This geometric statement piece was handmade in Nepal by artisans who use traditional methods to knot Tibetan wool by hand.

55.12" x 118.11", $5,920, George J. Sowden

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Sea Pottery Braided Round Rug

This traditional American rug features classic Capel braids in a beautiful array of blues.

5'6" diameter, $198, Houzz

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HVI01 Green

This handmade rug is petite in size and can fit in practically any kitchen, no matter how small!

2'3" x 3'9", $25, Loloi

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Blue Heron Stripe Woven Rug

Lightweight and made from cotton, this woven piece is a modern take on classic design.

4' x 6', $126, Dash & Albert

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