I love traditional rugs, but their contemporary counterparts can be quite fun too:

dwell striped rug inspiration

Pottery Barn Rug Inspiration

aqua chevron rug inspiration

West Elm Kite Kilim inspiration
And as luck would have it, all four of those (or very close replicas) happen to be available on Craigslist right now…

Dwell Studio Draper Striped Rug in persimmon:
Dwell Studio Draper Striped Rug
Asking: $100 Reduced to $80
Condition: ”Perfect condition, lightly used.”
Dimensions: 5’x8′
Location: Springfield, VA
Thoughts: I can see this working in any number of spaces, from a chic dining room like the one pictured above to a nursery to a first apartment.

Check it out. No longer available.

Pottery Barn neutral links rug:
Pottery Barn neutral geometric rug
Asking: $75
Condition: ”Great condition.”
Dimensions: 5’x8′
Location: Glover Park, DC
Thoughts: As the seller points out,this neutral rug will pair well with multiple styles.

Check it out. No longer available.

Urban Outfitters aqua zigzag rug:
Urban Outfitters aqua zigzag rug
Asking: $75
Condition: ”Like new.”
Dimensions: 5’x7′ (ish)
Location: Alexandria, VA
Thoughts: This is currently on sale at Urban Outfitters for $89, but you might as well save $14 if you wanted it anyway (and there’s always room for negotiation on CL!).

Check it out. No longer available.

West Elm Kite Kilim:
West Elm Kite Kilim rug
Asking: $200
Condition: Not described
Dimensions: 5’x7′ (West Elm doesn’t have it in 5’x7′, so I assume it’s the 5’x8′)
Location: Dupont Circle, DC
Thoughts: This one’s my favorite!

Check it out. No longer available.