This rug replaced a smaller more expensive rug I had and I h ave to say that I like this one so much better. It's not just the size, but this rug feels plush and comfortable under the feet. It warms up the living room and even though I initially thought the colors might end up being gaudy, they are not gaudy at all. This rug works well with wood/leather furniture and it helps to create a cohesive look. Am Very pleased with this purchase. Only drawback is the amount of lint it generates but am hoping this will decrease as the rug gets worn.