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December 17, 2020

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Fashion show! Fashion show! Fashion show at lunch!

We’re finishing up the final few details in our bathroom and we’re realizing there are a few tweaks we might want to make. The lantern in front of the window (I love!) but I think we need a more opaque light in front of the window (so many lines!) and as much as I like the soft linen curtains, once they were up–I was craving something deeper (trying a navy velvet we have next!). I don’t want to rush the finishing touches, because I do enjoy this part and these details will really make the hard finishes of our bathroom truly sing. We’ve worked so hard to get to this point, so give me a few more days to play with the finishes.

BUT! Today we’re sharing how 5 different rugs from our line look in the space! This is as much a show and tell/can’t make a decision/what’s your favorite? as it is a lesson in how much a rug can completely change the vibe of a space.

These are all 5×8 rugs from the Jules line and Rosemarie line (linked below). The floors are heated in here–a luxury we couldn’t recommend enough if you live in a climate that has winters–but I love the softness a rug adds, both visually and underfoot.

So! Here’s the rug fashion show!

  1. Jules Lagoon/Brick: This rug goes with everything and anywhere. We already have it in our living room and down the hallway, but third times a triple charm in here?

2. Jules Antique/Sky: This is the first time we’re sharing this specific rug in our home and it’s truly stunning. It’s muted and looks antique and I love how it blends with the floor, but definitely adds something special, too.

3. Jules Denim/Spice: This rug has lots of rusts and navy in it so it carries on the warm and cool tones that are a trend throughout the rest of the space!

4. Rosemarie Gold/Sand is almost unexpected, but man, I’m crushing on ochre hard right now. It picks up the brass touches throughout the room in a really soft way.

5. Finally, we have Rosemarie Oatmeal/Lavender which is secretly one of my favorite rugs in the collection. It’s soft and subtle and those rust tones sure bring out the cabinets.

Of course the curtains are going to change, which will change the look, but would love to hear your favorite rug in here!?



Jules Lagoon/Brick

Jules Antique/Sky

Jules Denim/Spice

Rosemarie Oatmeal/Lavender

Rosemarie Gold/Sand


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  1. Lori R says:

    Oatmeal/lavender for the win!

  2. K. Archer says:

    All are nice. However, the gold/sand rug would bring out the brass in your light fixture.

  3. Carrie says:

    Gold/Sand! I’m with you, absolutely did not expect that to be a favorite, but once I saw it, I couldn’t imagine it any other way. It does pick up the brass hardware in a really beautiful way. There is so much cool tile in the space, that I guess the room can handle a nice warm rug. It’s a real stand-out!

  4. DD says:

    Love the second rug with hints of blue. Also love the warm wood tones in the cabinetry.

    Do you have to have curtains on this window? I wonder if they aren’t too heavy for the space. I’d want that killer tub to shine!

  5. Claudine Dionne says:

    Number @ Jules Antique/Sky is my favorite, I think…but I could see Denim/Spice being really nice with the navy curtains if you put those in… on earth can you choose? lol

  6. Dana says:

    Agreed :) I like how the blue picks up the blue in the tile(?) on the wall. Great tub!!

  7. Cristina says:

    the opening line: still one of my favorite moments from The Office!

  8. Karen Simon Peterson says:

    I think Antique/Sky looks spectacular in your bathroom. The blue is a little unexpected and I love it so much.

  9. I vote for denim/spice, but with the change in curtains now I don’t know!

  10. Debra cody says:

    The rugs runners (gold/sand) are out of stock everywhere. I need both 5 x 8 and runner! I can get 5 x 8 but not runner—do I chance it that the runners will be available soon? Or is it an older rug out of production?

  11. Pia says:

    Denim/Spice is a clear winner for me! Brings forth the color in the wall tiles and will work with darker curtains as well.
    Oatmeal and Antique disappears into the tile floor. Using those make me question why have a rug at all? Not that the rugs aren’t beautiful but they get lost in this space.
    Gold/Sand would work if you would have a gold planter to the gigantic palm tree that should be in the corner of room :-)

  12. Kimberly says:

    The Jules Lagoon/Brick is the only one for me! :)

  13. Kate says:

    Gold was stunning. Lavender/Oatmeal too!

  14. Jennifer I says:

    If you are going with navy curtains, I vote two and three!

  15. Janet says:

    Is the distance between the edge of the rug and the front of the cabinet sufficient to use the sink without standing half on/half off the rug? From this angle it seems awkward.

  16. Kate says:

    Gold/sand brings the warmth and coziness!

  17. Kathryn says:

    Denim Spice if you’re going darker w the curtains. If not then Gold/Sand. All are beautiful

  18. Lana says:

    They are all so beautiful! I especially like the gold/sand and the oatmeal/lavender. I think it’s a good call on trying navy curtains, too!! Which will go very nicely with the gold/sand rug.

  19. hannah says:

    The oatmeal lavender #5 is _so_ good imo. It perfectly matches all the other colors in the room but in a way that feels like it’s adding rather than just emphasizing.

  20. Stephanie says:

    I have the denim/spice runner in my kitchen and it’s absolutely gorgeous!

  21. Kim Gaza says:

    Antique Sky because the larger pattern is what you need against the smaller tile pattern. Plus the blue just gives that beautiful spa like feeling!!Also will look really good with the blue curtains! Antique sky all the way!

  22. Hallie says:

    Denim/Spice Jules

  23. Wendy says:

    I love the Denim/Spice rug in your bathroom. The spice hues really look great with the cabinets and navy curtains would look great with it too.

  24. Jan says:

    1) Lagoon/Brick and 2) Oatmeal/Lavender both perfectly warm up the space for me. :)

  25. Mel says:

    The lavender oatmeal has my ❤️ It’s so good!

  26. Cathryn says:

    Love the office reference! :) Beautiful rugs, the bathroom shines with all of them! Which I love. Because it just shows it the foundation is beautifully constructed and thought out, everything else is just icing on the cake. Love the blue curtains in your stories too. I love adding small pieces of furniture or other furnishings if possible to bathrooms.

  27. Katy Greensky says:

    Lagoon/Brick and Oatmeal Lavender!!! LOVE!!!

  28. JL says:

    Julia, I would love to have seen the natural/ocean rug as an option as well. The curtains you decide on will make a big difference on which rug works best.

  29. Cheryl says:

    Since I can trip over air I don’t feel safe when a rug blends in with the surrounding floor. You may want a rug that has an edge that’s easy to see when lights are low or if you’re half asleep. It’s hard to tell from the photos but the denim/spice might be enough contrast with the tile and should also coordinate with the proposed curtain switch.

  30. Rachel says:

    Denim spice or lagoon sand, especially with navy velvet curtains, and if you could extend the curtains rods a bit more to the corners I feel it could look so pretty.

  31. Allie says:

    Obsessed with the gold/sand. So pretty!

  32. Mackenzie says:

    Love the oatmeal and lavender!!! So gorgeous! I love my rug that I got! I need to convince my husband to buy more! ❤️

  33. Laurie says:

    Lagoon/Brick, FTW!

  34. Megan Seegmiller says:

    Oh man! I’ve been thinking about the Rosemarie gold/sand for our bedroom, and this might just push me over the edge to do it! Lovely space!!

  35. KAH says:

    I like Antique/Sky and Gold/Sand best.

  36. Kristen says:

    I would not have expected to love the Oatmeal Lavender in there so much, but MAN. Love it!

  37. Suzanne says:

    Jules denim spice!

  38. Kelsey Giltner says:


  39. Sarah says:

    I personally like the last two options most (surprisingly for the ochre which is not a color I usually am into). But I also want to petition to see the black white graphic collection too! Would be a fun exercise to see how the feel changes with a modern element.

  40. Abby Vasques says:

    Jules denim/spice!!

  41. Sarah says:

    With the current curtains I love the Denim/Spice (which I own! It looks great in my entryway!), but I am trying to picture darker curtains and I think it would look awesome with the Oatmeal/Lavender!

  42. Jess says:

    Love all but lagoon/brick is my pick!

  43. Heather says:

    Your bathroom is beautiful! My choice would be 1 “Antique Sky”, and 2 “Oatmeal Lavender.”

  44. Theresa says:

    Lagoon/brick or gold/sand. Both bring such nice warmth to the space

  45. Kim says:

    Denim/spice! Also intrigued by Gold/Sand :)

  46. Sadie says:


  47. Taylor says:

    Either Denim – Spice, Antique – Sky, or Oatmeal – Lavender!!! The gold is pretty but too jarring, and the top left is too dark.

  48. Kayce Goen says:


  49. Kerri says:

    Definitely #1 or #3!

  50. Emilie says:

    I think they honestly all look 100 – you can’t go wrong!!

    My tops are denim spice and lagoon brick — they look luxe and sophisticated in the best way. I hear you on the unexpected gorg factor of gold sand too, it makes the light feature pop so beautifully. So fun!

  51. Dana says:

    Love the Lavender/Oatmeal in your bathroom. We have the Lagoon and absolutely love it in our home. Thank you for the beauty you share with us!

  52. Laura says:

    Lagoon or Oatmeal ❤️

  53. Tracey says:

    The gold/sand really brings out the warmth in the wood and the brass knobs.

  54. Kim Martin says:

    Lagoon/Brick and Denim/Spice look best with the cabinets and both would look great with darker curtains!

  55. NA says:

    Maybe this is dumb question, but don’t you have to wash a bathroom rug every so often, wouldn’t you want a rug that was washable?

  56. Kim says:

    Lagoon/Brick and Denim/Spice look the best with the cabinets! And would look great with darker curtains as well.

  57. Xin says:

    My gut reaction is lavender/oatmeal! I like how soft the colors are in here. Though I do love Lagoon (it’s in my foyer) and just ordered the denim spice for my office.

  58. EP says:

    Not sure about the rugs but I really hope those custom patterned curtains are going to end up behind the tub! Those will really make this space sing!????

  59. Courtney says:

    My first reaction was definitely Lagoon/Brick, but knowing that you will change the curtains to a velvet navy, I’m curious how that will look with Gold/Sand! Ultimately, after scrolling up and down over and over, I think Oatmeal/Lavender is my favorite. It blends in nicely. One of my favorite pieces of advise you have given is that not everything can be the star. With so many amazing elements in your new bathroom, maybe a soft, muted rug that blends in nicely is just what the space needs.

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