Breathable. Livable. Light. Airy. Soft. Chances are, you’d like these words to describe your home, no matter its style. They also describe cotton rugs, which can help you easily achieve those characteristics. Cotton rugs make for fabulous conversation pieces, sturdy playroom buffers for rough-and-tumble toddlers, and elegant, simple undertones in a traditional-styled room. Homes with cotton rugs are a proud tradition spanning cultures, geographical locations, and millennia. With modern washable cotton rugs, every room and every floor is a prime candidate for these beautiful, affordable floor coverings.
These days, you have to factor in functionality, durability, and sustainable elements to create a family-friendly and pet-friendly home. Whether your house is a casual living space, an artistic escape, or a clean contemporary statement, cotton rugs can settle anywhere. From rustic rag rugs to classic woven rugs, a cotton rug or a cotton blend rug offers versatility and conscience-friendly style.
Cotton Rugs: Stylish and Durable Natural Fibers For Your Busy Home
High-traffic areas, like hallways or kitchens, can be hostile environments for silk rugs or antique rugs, especially during after-school get-togethers, a stampede of family pets coming in from the rain, or a cocktail party where a spilled glass of wine can mean disaster for an expensive rug.
If you need a durable rug but prefer the trade-off of natural fiber over more impervious synthetic materials, a cotton rug is your pick. Cotton can take the beatings from shoes, paws, and little hands and feet while offering an easy view for the eyes. Rugs like this Beautiful Rose Bouquet Area Rug in light blue delight the soul and cushion the feet while remaining stalwart during a get-together or an impromptu game of charades.
Cotton has historically been around since the fifth century B.C. Talk about durability! The Navajo tribe wove rugs out of cotton before discovering wool as a rug material. Tribal patterned rugs are typically made out of cotton. The plant is grown in the United States, Brazil, Turkey, Egypt, and Uzbekistan.
It’s so easy to find cotton rugs in specific styles on our website: Just start on our cotton rugs page and then filter by style, exploring to your heart’s content.
Here are some featured styles of cotton area rugs available:
Coastal rugs: Don’t be fooled—these styles of rug go far beyond beachy decor. Gentle shades of blue and neutral tones make coastal cotton rugs the perfect idea for a space where you are drawing a blank. Incorporate some good taste with a rug like this Bergamot Striped Cotton Area Rug in beige.
Contemporary rugs: Pick a color. Pick a flavor. Pick a weave. Chances are we have this style of rug in our contemporary cotton selection. Consider rugs like this Wren Abstract Shapes Area Rug in ivory to help you make the statement you want.
Clean, Eco-Conscious Cotton Rugs: Keeping Your Decor Environmentally Friendly
Cotton rugs have been around since as early as 7,000 BC, but does that make them fit for an eco-conscious household? Yes, it does! These rugs are fully sustainable, can be recycled after you’re done with them, and aren’t made from synthetic material (even the washable cotton rugs). Eco-friendly rugs made from organic, grown materials like cotton plants decompose naturally and don’t add to landfills, even if they aren’t recycled.
Modern conveniences also come with modern sensibilities. Washable cotton rugs are just as sustainable as any other rug made from natural fibers. Not only can you soothe your conscience with a cotton rug, but you can also maintain cleanliness and style.
Cotton rag rugs can come in recycled forms made from old materials. Linens, bedsheets, and old clothes traditionally have gone into rag rugs as far back as the eighteenth century, when textiles were hard to make. Some modern versions of rag rugs have also been made from recycled material. Imagine this soft Multi Braided Cotton Pinstripes Rag Area Rug in a playroom or a dining room. The bright colors and plush textures make for a stunning conversation piece.
Finding A Cotton Rug in the Right Weave For Your Home
If you love variations of textures, high piles, and low flatweaves, cotton rugs bring many different weaves to the table. For brisk, high-paced textures, consider laying out a braided rug or a nice flatweave rug to keep the traffic active and move guests, pets, and kids from one room to the next. Soft, luxurious cotton rugs like cotton woven rugs and rag rugs bring exciting shapes, textures, and patterns that gently lure you to sleep and calm the room down. Find out which style of cotton area rug is right for you!
Cotton woven rugs: Elaborate weaves, sometimes on their own and sometimes blended with another material, create gorgeous, sweater-like textures you will want to sleep on, sit on, and even wear. Wool, jute, and leather are just some of the many materials blended with cotton to create intricate, unique rugs that stand out anywhere. This Woven Cabana Stripes Area Rug from Rugs USA brings a calm, thick knit to living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms.
Cotton power-loom rugs: These rugs are plush, carved, and unique—and we have many of them! Check out options like our Ashlee Colorful Vintage Area Rug in beige, helping to make a room’s theme full of fun, soft, and perfect for your home.
Cotton flatweave rugs: Cotton rugs have a reputation for dying well, allowing beautiful details and designs to be woven into them. Rugs like this Multi Fierce Tiger Area Rug make a room’s design zesty and unique, just like you. Flatweave rugs are the best for these designs, thanks to their simple composition and ability to act as a blank canvas.
Rugs USA Helps You Select the Best Cotton Rugs for Your Home!
From sustainable options to unique weaves and patterns, Rugs USA is your go-to for cotton rugs and cotton area rugs. Fill your home with comfortable, easy-to-clean rugs of all shapes and sizes. There are even machine-washable rugs for the incorrigible mess-makers who may live with you. Check out our selection today!