I can admit it. I have a problem (well, one of many) with carpet runners. Whenever I bring a new gem home I get this look from my Big Bad Husband that says "oh HELL no."
Below are a few that are currently in the my runner graveyard. Saved from going 6 feet under simply to show evidence of the obsession....
I must admit, this problem is the reason I do'nt buy expensive runners. They get stained, covered in dog hair and the "damn corners" roll up which drives BBH insane.
By the way Homegoods has quite a selection these days...
Here's a little justification...
Cottage and Vine
See, they can add a little punch of graphic or colorful detail. Although I currently have a plain ol' jute one in my kitchen right now...just for a change.
I know we've posted about this before, but stay on the lookout for a great new runner...from in your back pocket.