Saturday, October 19, 2013

A Rug in the Kitchen

Have you ever wondered about putting a 
rug in the kitchen?

chevron indoor/outdoor rug www.homeroad.net

Well I have found a great answer...


I hemmed and hawed over whether or not to put an 
area rug in my kitchen... I had images in my head of
it being covered with red juice, chocolate, 
and just being an absolute mess.

Well I bought a rug and that didn't happen!

and you can see that process HERE,
I wanted something gray and off white like the paint.

the perfect rug for the kitchen www.homeroad.net

I ordered this Striped Chevron Rug from Ballard Designs.

This rug is an indoor/outdoor rug, the colors were perfect,
and it was reasonably priced too.

I figured that if it ever got dirty, 
I could take it outside and hose it off...

I am here to tell you that the rug has been down in 
the center of my busy kitchen for over 6 months now.

chevron rug for the kitchen www.homeroad.net

I have 2 teenagers and a twenty something living at home...
that means a lot of food and a zillion friends in the kitchen.

The carpet doesn't have 1 spot on it, everything seems to 
bead up on it like magic. I will be totally honest here and 
tell you that I only sweep it off once a week.
(I did not win Housekeeper of the Year)

chevron rug www.homeroad.net

Not a speck of stain anywhere!

I am not being paid by Ballard to promote this carpet.

I found a good thing and I just thought you should know!

Would you ever put a rug in your kitchen? or do you already?


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17 comments:

  1. Susan thanks for sharing this great source. I simply cannot commit to area rugs mostly because of the dirt / spill factor that you feared too but now you've got me thinking anew. Have a great weekend.

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    1. Hahaha well CC if you need one... this one works! :)

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  3. I like your rug Susan and it looks great in your kitchen. I haven't put a rug in mine and don't think I could, not with my family!

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  4. Who'd even guess that this is an indoor/outdoor deal? I bet you'll love it even more when those winter chills seep inside!

    ;-}

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  5. Oh, yes ... I love a rug in my kitchen, and yours is beautiful.

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  6. I am too much of a slob to have rug!! But I must say, yours looks great. Love the pattern and colors!

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  7. I love your rug! I have one in my kitchen too! I have also purchased an outdoor rug from Ballard's and actually have it outdoors! It has held up GREAT all summer!!

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  8. Good idea... there wasn't one at Ballard that I liked, I'll keep looking. I like the hose it off idea!

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  9. Love it! I'm going to check the rug out for my entry way.

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  10. Good Morning, After reading all of the above comments I must be 'old'!! LOL I have two rugs in my kitchen and have had one by the sink for so many, many years. My rug is very washable. I really do like your rug and being able to resist stains, wow! Blessings and smiles, Emilou

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  11. Don't think I could put one in my kitchen, that floor is always a disaster, but playroom it would work Great! TFS your source now I know where to go get one!

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  12. Just curious, does this rug have any kind of backing on it? As you have said it is indoor/outdoor, so water would need to drain through it if it was out on the deck or front porch. Does the rug tend to slip/move on your wood floors?

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    1. Linda there is one of those sticky rug pads under it... If you need to take it outside and hose it off the rug pad is a separate piece.

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  13. We have an indoor/outdoor rug in our dining room and I LOVE IT. The kids are slobs (ha), so it's perfect. I'd definitely use one in my kitchen.

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  14. I like a rug in the kitchen. I put one in ours lately but it won't last - I must be a messy cook. YOurs looks durable.

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