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My Favorite Indoor/Outdoor Rugs

I imagine that many of you are starting to get your porches and other outdoor spaces freshened up for spring and summer. Although I don’t have any outdoor spaces to decorate, I know exactly what rug I would use on a porch or patio if I had one!

The company Dash and Albert, founded by Annie Selke, makes fabulous rugs, and Dash and Albert indoor/outdoor rugs are the prettiest and nicest that I have seen.  The rugs come in a huge variety of colors, sizes, and patterns. They are super easy to clean—you just hose them down and scrub any stains with soap and a brush, and they dry quickly and look like new. They are made of polypropylene, a synthetic, but they amazingly look and feel like they are woven of natural fibers.

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These rugs work really well inside, too, and are especially good in high-traffic areas like mudrooms, entrances, kitchens, bathrooms and stairs.  They are perfect if you have pets and kids.  I have two of these rugs in our apartment (see below photos)—in front of the kitchen sink and in the guest bathroom—and I love them.

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Dash and Albert: Diamond Sprout
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Dash and Albert: Diamond Light Blue/Ivory

Here are some photos I found of other rooms that feature Dash and Albert rugs:

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Dash and Albert: Elizabeth Grey
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Via Decor Pad (Dash and Albert: Lighthouse)
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Via Decor Pad (Dash and Albert: Rugby Stripe)
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Dash and Albert: Lucy Juniper (header image as well)
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Via Decor Pad (Dash and Albert :Lighthouse Stripe)
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Dash and Albert: Diamond
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Dash and Albert: Samode via Centsational Girl
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Dash and Albert: Cleo blue
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Via Decor Pad (Dash and Albert: Lighthouse)
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Via Decor Pad (Dash and Albert: Diamond Denim)
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Via Decor Pad (Dash and Albert: Diamond Sprout)
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Southern Living (Dash and Albert: St John)
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The Inspired Room (Dash and Albert: Samode)

The dogs in those photos are awfully cute, but what do you think of the rugs?

12 thoughts on “My Favorite Indoor/Outdoor Rugs

  1. You captured well the beauty of these rugs! Love Dash and Albert and have a few in my home. Hoping to copy the look of the geometric pattern runner on the stairs of the new build.

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  2. Great choices! I *love* indoor/outdoor rugs. They’re durable and they’re often far less expensive than traditional rugs. Since I have two kids, I pretty much only use indoor/outdoor rugs in our rooms. I haven’t purchased any from Dash & Albert yet, though — will have to revisit their site!

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    1. They really are perfect for life with kids and pets. I have pretty much stuck with wool rugs inside but I like the lighter feel, easy maintenance, and price of these. When we get around to replacing our threadbare family room needlepoint rug I think I will choose one of these. Thanks so much Kate! 💙

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  3. These rugs look really good. Indoor/outdoor rugs are perfect when you have kids, dogs and cats running around. I already have a few, but will check out Dash & Albert. They are really pretty.

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  4. I love my indoor/outdoor rugs. I recently added two to my front porch! I need to take a picture and feature them sometime….Elizabeth, thank you for answering my email – it has been a tremendous help!

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  5. I have been looking at indoor/outdoor for pretty much everywhere in my house – with a 4 year old it’s mandatory! I saw a pink and white striped Dash &Albert for Gigi’s room and Ballard has some great indoor/outdoor options I was looking at for the guest room too. D&A also has a Bunny Williams line so you know I’m a fan :)! Great post!

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