What do you get when you combine someone who has trouble making decisions with someone who dislikes spending money (but who loves pretty, well-made things)? Well, you get someone like me, a person who takes a very, very long time to decide what kind of furniture to buy.
After much waffling, I finally bought a narrow, green console table when it went on sale and added a few pictures and a vase of dried yellow billy buttons. But the space still felt like it could be warmed up a bit.
Since choosing paint colors gives me a case of the hives, I thought a runner rug might do the trick. Yes, that sounds so easy and sensible. Just choose a rug. No problem. Yes, it took only a year of waffling for me to decide on this runner from The Company Store. Getting free shipping and a 20% off postcard in the mail helped me take the plunge.
I love the soft pile underfoot, and the colors work well with the green console. On the other hand, it’s the very first thing you see when walking into our house. The colors are nice, but are they too bright? Is the rug too wide? I have this irrational fear when I see a new item in my house that it looks disproportionately large and bright. Is it too circus-y? I ask myself. You know, circusy. Like it belongs in the circus. It could be a word…
What do YOU think? Keep or return?
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