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Cold Floors and a Mohawk Giveaway

February 27, 2015

Somehow, despite living in so many places over the last decade of marriage, we’ve never owned a real rug.

Well, actually, I take that back. In our first house in Texas, the entire house had wood floors (which is not Bart’s favorite thing in the world) and after a couple of years, we bought a rug and brought it home.

But we had plaid couches and any pattern on a rug just made the room look like a nightmare, so after five minutes of looking at it, we rolled it back up and returned it.

Which means we’ve owned a rug for 30 minutes of the last ten years.

But when we moved into this house, and the spaces were just so huge and the entire downstairs was all wood, we knew we needed a rug.

Plus, because of the way we divided up the family room, we need a rug to ground the seating area and subdivide it from the play area.

We went back and forth about a black versus a white rug, but eventually decided on black. And I LOVE it.

The instant we unrolled it, we were convinced.

A rug makes a HUGE difference! (Also a giveaway for a free 5x8 rug) #homedecor @mohawkhome
A rug makes a HUGE difference! (Also a giveaway for a free 5x8 rug) #homedecor @mohawkhome

Seriously, the room immediately looked ten thousand times better.

A rug makes a HUGE difference! (Also a giveaway for a free 5x8 rug) #homedecor @mohawkhome

A rug makes a HUGE difference! (Also a giveaway for a free 5x8 rug) #homedecor @mohawkhome

A rug makes a HUGE difference! (Also a giveaway for a free 5x8 rug) #homedecor @mohawkhome

A rug makes a HUGE difference! (Also a giveaway for a free 5x8 rug) #homedecor @mohawkhome

I love how reasonably priced Mohawk Rugs are (ours is an enormous 8×10 and it was $173) and that they are made in the USA.

And because I’m seriously in rug heaven over here (#ilovemymohawkrug), I’m super happy to team up with Mohawk to give away a rug.

Just enter via Rafflecopter below and then start thinking about how EVERY room in your house would look better with a rug.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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16 Comments

  • Reply Sara February 27, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    Great giveaway! I didn't realize their cost was so reasonable!

  • Reply Kimberly L February 27, 2015 at 3:17 pm

    Wow, the rug really makes the room!

  • Reply Kayla FrecklesinApril February 27, 2015 at 4:09 pm

    Ugh I desperately need some rugs in this house to cover up the ugly existing flooring.

  • Reply becomingbrown February 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm

    That rug really does make all the difference in the definition of the room. I have a Mohawk rug already, I bought the Caravan Medallian printed runner for the kitchen in our Airstream and haven't regretted it once. It's the perfect color to compliment and at the same time, makes the place more comfortable.

  • Reply Kathleen Forbes February 27, 2015 at 6:30 pm

    You read my mind with these rugs. I need two good ones!

  • Reply Jennifer Lee February 27, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    I don't know that I ever would have thought of a black rug, but yours looks awesome!

  • Reply laura February 27, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    I think that your rug looks amazing!

  • Reply A. P. Bullard February 27, 2015 at 10:16 pm

    That rug is incredible!

    http://www.triskelereviews.com/

  • Reply Allie @ Everyday Adventures February 27, 2015 at 10:54 pm

    Wow, crazy what a difference that rug makes! I owned one cheap rug from Target, and it got covered in cat hair and was impossible to clean. Someday I would like to own nice things, haha.

  • Reply Cami Hall February 28, 2015 at 1:46 am

    WOW!!! What a huge difference! Your living room looks great with that rug!

  • Reply Lindsay Scalco February 28, 2015 at 2:55 am

    That difference is amazing! House ——> Home ! I love it!

  • Reply ccr in MA March 1, 2015 at 1:39 am

    The rug and those cushions really tie things together! Looks great.

  • Reply Micha March 2, 2015 at 1:54 am

    It looks amazing with the rug! We are grad students too and I hear you on making a house feel like a home. Little touches make a huge difference.

  • Reply Lisa!! March 2, 2015 at 4:23 am

    Wow, that rug makes a HUGE difference! Love it and thanks for the rafflecopter!! Here's to winning!

  • Reply Jennifer Whitcomb March 3, 2015 at 3:24 am

    Looks super chic.
    xo

  • Reply Jodi March 3, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    That is an amazing price. I've never heard of them. I did a ton of searching for our rug, I wanted to circle rug so I know that limited my options. And I'm curious where that transportation map is from- London?

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