20 Outdoor Rugs for Patios, Porches & Balconies

20 Outdoor Rugs for Patios, Porches & Balconies

Tess Wilson
May 13, 2015

I've never seen an outdoor rug in the wild, but they always look so freaking chic in our House Tours- I was intrigued. Here are 20 rugs perfect for outdoor living featuring high-contrast/high-class black and white, whimsical images of enormous moons and butterflies, beautiful interpretations of traditional kilim rugs, and the all-natural, always-classic jute and sisal styles...


  1. Vivid Area Rug, Home Decorators, $31-$339, as seen in Chris & Jenny's Collective Elegance
  2. Dottie Rug, Home Decorators, $38.99-$575
  3. Geometric Diamond Rug, Target, $49.99-$499.99
  4. Sabel Rug, Target, on sale for $28.79 - $170.39
  5. Martha Stewart Bloomfield Rug, Home Decorators, $45-$267


  1. Faded Kilim Rug, Urban Outfitters, $89-$529
  2. Pines Rug, CB2, $229
  3. Anguilla Rug, Target, on sale for $39.59 - $191.39
  4. Beach Reversible Rug, CB2, $89.95
  5. Kilim Area Rug, Home Decorators, $49-$369

NATURAL/"NATURAL" (sisal/jute/polypropylene approximations):

  1. nuLOOM Jute Rug, Overstock, $175.09
  2. Smith & Hawken Azure Diamond Rug, Target, $140
  3. Woven Town Sisal Rug, Overstock, $86.69
  4. Smith & Hawken Patio Rug, Target, $72.24 - $118.99
  5. Miami Sisal Rug, Bed Bath & Beyond, $79.99 - $139.99


  1. Rope Knot Rug, Target, $79.99-$799.99
  2. Pindo Area Rug, Home Decorators, on sale for $39-$269
  3. Trompe L'Oeil Floor Mat, Urban Outfitters, $174
  4. Palm Leaf Rug, Lowe's, $58-$118
  5. Butterfly Dance Rub, Bed Bath & Beyond, $29.99 - $146.99

Those of you who have had outdoor rugs, please share your experiences with the rest of us! What type did you have? How did it hold up? How much maintenance did it require- like, did you have to drag your vacuum outside?

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