I bought this rug for my living room and it is working out quite nicely. You would pay much, much more for something similar elsewhere. Shipping was quick and it was in good shape upon arrival. The border is a true beige, similar to a classic pair of khakis. I will say that there is a bit of a rubber odor when first laid, and even a few weeks later you can detect it slightly. I probably would have rated it five stars if not for this issue. However, it seems to be fading and the deal was such that I don't regret living with it for a few weeks while it aired out.