Good Questions: Rug Matching Tips?

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Hello AT,

I’m having trouble finding a rug. I have a warm grey sofa and a green/orange/pink stripy chair that I’d like the rug to sort of tie together but I haven’t found anything that works well. I’d like to avoid going totally neutral on the rug, but I also don’t want to tip into circus land with something too busy or colorful…

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The sofa is the Camden from C&B and the chair is the Geneva from Room and Board if that helps give a sense of the general style (see pics at top). Can you help?

Size of rug needs to be about 4′ x 5′ or maybe 5′ round.

Budget: eek. maybe $300?

Thank you! Laura