Dolla Jute

February 06, 2013   //  Posted in: Being Thrifty, Decor, Kitchen   //  By: Emily   //  4 responses

Did you know that you can find jute rugs as inexpensively as $1? Me neither, not even at the land of IKEA, where I thought all happy and inexpensive furnishings were birthed. This new striped jute rug is just what our kitchen feet called for.

A new jute accent in our kitchen.

It may have been sale-priced to move at our local Lowe’s, but I’m even more surprised that it retailed for only $3.74. I’m not even convinced that it could be true. In one of those walk-by-do-a-double-take moments, I was suddenly cradling it in my arms and snapping this picture. What gives? I should have bought four and wove them together to create a new 48″x80″ rug.

Love us some clearance jute.

I considered it as maybe a replacement for the rugs that sit by our sliding glass door to the deck, maybe in the sunroom, maybe in the bathroom. I even thought briefly about whipping up some future holiday project, painting some pumpkins or reindeer antlers on it, tossing it on the front stoop and calling it a day, but instead, it’s size and coloring won us over in its au naturale state in front of the sink.

I know it’s not much bigger than a more common 2’x3′ rug, but there’s something in those extra 4″ of length that make its size perfect for the space.¬†After a few of the manufacturer wrinkles flattened out, it started to fit right in.

Our perfect as-is rug.

Anyone else scoop up a bunch of dolla jute rugs?

  • Gin
    5 years ago - Reply

    Did you get these at Lowe’s recently? As in, if I ran over to my local one, could I possibly have the same luck? I’m about to get my running shoes on.

    • Emily
      5 years ago -

      At Lowe’s, yes! Worth checking, I bought it at the end of January!

  • Katharine
    5 years ago - Reply

    $3.74 now seems so expensive! lol

    • Emily
      5 years ago -

      Tell me about it! Lowe’s needs to institute some coupon dealios.

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