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Chic & Cheap Kitchen Rugs

  1. efedesigns says:

    This is great! Oh how I cringe when people describe their kitchen "themes". Can't the theme be…this is the stylish room in which I prepare food? Instead of…wine country…in Iowa.

  2. Robyn says:

    So true! I'm not a fan of "themes". I didn't even have a theme for my children's rooms. Am I crazy or should your home flow from room to room? I wouldn't have a chunky monkey chef in my master bedroom or guest bath.

  3. cottage and vine says:

    Ha ha, I'm still laughing from the first comment, but seriously Kohl's?
    I would have never guessed. I love the diamond and chev.

  4. Casa Bella says:

    I have just a couple of rugs on my tile floor in the mud room, but certainly not themes. I love the one from Kohls…who knew?!!

  5. Terri and Bob says:

    I do have the chef's theme in my kitchen! It makes me smile every time I see one of those cute chefs smiling down at me. I don't go over board but I do have a chef's rug. I'll have to do a post on my kitchen!

  6. Laura PARING DOWN says:

    I love the rugs, and I love Kohls. Thanks for letting me know these are there!

  7. the Martin family says:

    I am really happy to hear Kohl's has cute stuff like that – I've never been there! I am always struggling with finding a stylish rug for the kitchen and never love anything (except a leopard print runner which got moved to the laundry room and looks so good in there I can't take it out again). A stop at Kohl's is in my near future!! Thanks for the info!

  8. ms. less is always more says:

    You just SAVED the day! I need new rugs for my kitchen/entry SO bad and I was having a terrible time finding some. Thank a million for these tips… hopefully they are machine washable! 🙂

  9. Emily says:

    Love these rugs! Thanks for sharing. I wrote a blog post today and it reminded me of your style. Stop by sometime to check it out:

  10. Marija says:

    The last one in particular is totally adorable. I bought a rug from Menards that I use in front of the sink – crazy right? But it looks so great I would keep it in a photoshoot 🙂 Marija

  11. Design Darling says:

    awesome post! something i hadn't really given much thought to before but everything you said is so true! love efedesigns' comment too 🙂

  12. Lauren says:

    awesome finds!! love the designs and prices even better!!

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  14. Christine says:

    I used to have a black background Persian (fake, of course)runner in my kitchen, but got so tired of vacuuming it, I finally rolled it up and put it in the garage sale pile. Now I just have the ceramic tile. Boring maybe – easy to clean – definitely :).

  15. Leah@Storybook Ranch says:

    Wow! those are really reasonably priced (and cute, too!)

  16. MyLittleHappyPlace says:

    I can honestly (and proudly) say I've never had a "motif" rug underfoot, but you've still given me a good reason to take a look-see at Kohls – Thanks a mucho!

  17. Emily A. Clark says:

    Thanks for this post; I'm in the market for a kitchen rug 🙂 Will be headed to Kohl's this weekend; especially like that chevron one.

    And, congrats on posting the three most hideous examples of themed kitchen rugs 🙂

  18. Dreams of Perfection says:

    I'm guilty of the chef decor..ughh. I can't believe you found so many chic alternatives that are way AFFORDABLE!

  19. Tammy@InStitches says:

    I just realized I don't have a rug in my kitchen….

  20. Connell Interiors says:

    Chic and cheap is right! The chevron is my fav and I'll have to take a peek. By the way, love your designer series you do… it's fun to see how others in our field carry out their day. I'd love for you to check out my new blog venture at http://www.connellinteriors.blogspot.com!

  21. Jennifer says:

    I have to admit at first glance, I was getting scared of this post. Gotta love overweight chefs 🙂 The rugs you picked were super cute! I tend to go through kitchen rugs quickly — must be a messy cook — so the price is definitely right for me. May have to trek down to Kohl's this weekend …

  22. Hopeless Chest says:

    Never in my whole life can I remember having a kitchen rug. Is that weird?

    Just one more thing I HAVE to have.

  23. Sarah (Matters of Style) says:

    Wow, who knew! Love the "china seas" one. I had a Kohl's credit from returning a baby gift, and I just handed it to the person in line behind me because there was nothing there I wanted. Now I wish I had it!

  24. Lee says:

    Kohl's as your source was a pleasant surprise. I've purchased several walkoff mats from Target (the most inobtrusive I could find) and put them together with duct tape on the back. It's held all winter, but would be easy to remove.

  25. kanishk says:

    I love the one from Kohls…who knew?!!
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