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by Michelle Gage

Every interior designer has a few go-to tricks when it comes to transforming a space. The one in particular that most use? Rugs. Rugs have the power to totally transform a drab space. They act as a welcomed pop of color or pattern and have the ability to make your room feel much more pulled-together. Read on to discover 35 of our favorite (and budget-friendly!) picks for summer.

This brilliant blue geometric rug is the perfect size for this space. The two-tone color story works well with the white walls and the sectional.

This neutrally-patterned rug can work in almost any room. Skip it in the dining room; cleaning food out of these threads could be nearly impossible.

This striking geometric rug reads very masculine. Don’t place it in a room where there is a lot of other pattern play. It’s strong enough to live on its own.

This lush green rug reads very serene and is the perfect size for this darling dining room.

Add a striped lemon yellow rug to your living room this summer. This fresh tone will add zest to any space.

A rug like this is sure to be a conversation piece in your living room. The scribbled nature makes it appear more playful than serious.

We think the recent black and white trend has staying power. Spruce up your space with this striking, graphic piece.

This multi-colored rug is sure to brighten up any space. The hits of fresh lemon yellow add a vibrant pop of color.

If your style is more traditional, try this twist on the original take!

We can’t seem to get enough of this eclectically patterned piece, which evokes the most exotic feel.

This patterned, raspberry-colored rug is so chic it’s featured in both the dining room and the adjacent hallway.

Nobody said neutral has to be boring. Case in point? This beige and taupe rug that is anything but snoozy.

This playfully geometric piece is perfect for a casual zone in your home.

Get a load of this beautiful blue rug. Set at the end of the bed, this rug adds a fresh layer of color to the bedroom.

A hide rug is the epitome of glam. If you are looking to update your lackluster space, we suggest something along the lines of this.

Sometimes, all your space needs is a simple pattern. Incorporate this white and blue rug into your room for a cheerful touch.

Give your space the wow-factor it deserves with this elongated piece that was made for the bare entry.

This boldly patterned rug certainly catches the eye. If you are daring enough, lay it down in your living room or try it out in smaller size in a playroom.

This rug appears to do it all! It is fresh, spirited, and remains fairly neutral in tone. It is everything one could want in a rug.

Have you ever seen a rug so beautiful? We are utterly obsessed with this shade.

This solid upholstery was in serious need of a patterned friend. Allow us to introduce this hot pink complement.

This rug packs in some serious style. Update any space with this white and black piece.

This hide reinvents the aesthetic of this mod bedroom. We can’t think of a better spot to wake up in.

You can’t go wrong when adding a little gray to your space, especially in the form of a rug.

The blues and greens of this piece will help instill a relaxing essence into just about any room.

The bright colors of this funky rug instantly energize us.

If you are looking for a loud pattern, but not a lot of color, this piece is it. This rug is bold sans a vibrant slew of colors.

A bright blue striped rug is perfect for the bedroom or bathroom.

Guests are sure to take notice of this stunning rug, best reserved for the living room.

Bring in this boldly-patterned rug into your home, for a daring touch of style.

Add a little interest to your living space with this sophisticated style. It is safe to say we have heart eyes for this one!

A psychedelic take on the classic chevron print, for the fearless decorator.

The motives on this bohemian rug give this bedroom an extra touch of chicness.

This dramatic style will add some serious moodiness to your space.

Light jewel tones add a delicate element to this rug. Bring this piece into your unfinished space to instantly complete it.