When it comes to choosing a rug for your home, landing on the right color is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Gray and silver rugs are some of our favorites—they’re neutral, so can fit in with any style, but also add a subtle depth and character that will complement and not overpower your space. Looking for a little inspiration for your home? We’ve got you! Keep reading to learn more about why gray rugs are such a great choice and to see some of our top picks.
Why decorate with gray rugs?
Gray rugs are a neutral lover’s secret weapon. They have a bit more depth and color to them than creams and whites, while still feeling versatile enough to fit in with a more subdued color scheme—and even brighter color schemes, too! And because they do have that hint of color to them, gray rugs are great at concealing spots and stains—making them perfect for homes with kids and pets. Now, let’s get into our favorite gray rug picks!
Why we love it: With more than 3,000 reviews and a 4.5-star rating, it’s safe to say this style is a major favorite! It’s available in a multitude of stunning colorways, but we think the silver is one of the most beautiful. With a timeless pattern and short-but-chic fringe, it makes the perfect pick for bringing subtle texture to your space.
Why we love it: From the chic rusty-gray palette to the unique geometric pattern, there’s a lot to love about this style! But the best thing? It’s washable! Meaning anytime you make a mess, you can simply toss it in the washer and dryer to clean, and it’ll be good as new.
Why we love it: With a durable flatweave construction woven from a wool and cotton blend, this style is a durable pick for any home—and is especially perfect for those with kids and pets! Its subtle geometric pattern adds just the right amount of texture, while still feeling almost like a solid.
Why we love it: This gray rug is effortless, elegant, and perfect for adding a geometric punch to the living room, bedroom, and beyond. Its durable machine-made construction gives it a super soft pile, while still making it a solid pick for the high-traffic spaces in your home.
Why we love it: A purposefully faded traditional medallion pattern gives this gray rug its timeliness charm, making it an excellent pick for modern spaces, traditional spaces, and anything else in between. Add it to a room of all neutrals to bring in an extra layer of texture.
Why we love it: Made from a blend of soft cotton and wool, this durable handmade rug is one of our absolute favorites. The upraised trellis weave gives it the most luxurious, unique texture, while its Moroccan-inspired motif is perfect for adding a graphic (but not overpowering) punch of pattern.
Why we love it: Did you know you can use outdoor rugs inside? It’s true! We love rolling out an outdoor rug in spaces that need a little extra durability, like the living room, dining room, or hallway. This braided gray rug is wonderfully hard-wearing for busy spaces while still having that same luxurious look and feel as indoor rugs.
Why we love it: This gray rug takes the classic cowhide and gives it a super-chic, modern update! Cowhide cutouts are stitched together to create a sleek trellis pattern, creating a rug that feels totally unique while providing the organic beauty you’ll find in typical cowhide rugs.
Why we love it: If this gray rug seems familiar, that’s because it probably is—it’s one of our best-selling styles, plus the New York Times has dubbed it “The Rug!” While it comes in an array of colors, the gray hue is perfect for laying down a neutral foundation that meshes well with a number of different style types.
Why we love it: A little modern, a little classic, this pick is perfect for when you want to dip your toe into the world of patterned rugs. The subtle motif adds just the right amount of texture and pattern, providing visual interest while not distracting from the beauty of the rest of the space.