Checkered Rugs and Plaid Rugs

Ready to wrap up your search? Look no further! Whether you're in the market for a gingham-inspired delight or a classic tartan treasure, our collection of checkered rugs is guaranteed to fulfill all your requirements. With an abundance of styles, sizes, and shapes to choose from, we proudly offer 100% stain-resistant and machine-washable options. Discover the ideal checkered or plaid rug for any space, be it indoors or outdoors, and remember, when it comes to quality, it's got to be a Rugmeup.

Discover the world of our Checkered Rugs and Plaid Rugs

Step into a world where classic patterns receive a contemporary twist with our collection of checkered rugs and plaid rugs. Embracing the essence of timelessness, these rugs offer a fresh and modern interpretation. While a buffalo check or gingham pattern evokes a sense of country and farmhouse charm, a plaid area rug presents a unique and stylish choice for those seeking a touch of modernity or an industrial aesthetic. Explore the versatility and adaptability of these patterns as they seamlessly blend with various interior styles, breathing new life into any space.

Selecting Between a Checkered Rug or Plaid Rug: A Guide

Variety of Rug Colors: Our collection of checkered and plaid area rugs offers an extensive range of color combinations. Whether you desire a vibrant burst of color or a more neutral palette, we have options to suit your preferences. Consider a striking red buffalo plaid rug for a bold statement, or opt for a black and white checkered rug or a grey plaid rug for a more subdued look.

Choosing the Right Rug Size: It's essential to measure your desired placement area to ensure the perfect fit. For larger rooms like the living room, dining room, or outdoor patio, consider opting for a spacious rug size such as 8x10 or 9x12. These larger checkered and plaid rugs tend to complement expansive spaces most effectively.

Choosing the Ideal Location for a Checkered or Plaid Rug

Living Room:

  • Make a Statement: Opt for a spacious 9x12 checkered rug that accommodates all furniture, leaving a narrow gap between the rug and the walls. This bold choice adds a striking touch to your living room.
  • Compact Option: Choose a smaller 5x7 plaid rug to position under your coffee table for a more subtle yet stylish addition.


  • Classic Charm: Enhance your narrow farmhouse-style kitchen with a timeless black and white checkered runner rug.
  • Small Accent: Add a touch of pattern near your kitchen sink by placing a 2x3 plaid rug in front.

Dining Room:

  • Ideal Fit: Opt for an 8x10 or 9x12 buffalo plaid rug to perfectly complement a dining room table that seats 6 to 8 people.
  • Traditional Elegance: Highlight a wooden dining table beautifully with a classic black and white buffalo check rug.
  • Practicality Matters: Choose a washable plaid rug to enjoy the beauty of a rug in your dining room without worrying about spills and crumbs.


Cozy Nook: Enhance your outdoor coffee table or reading nook with a small 3x5 or 5x7 outdoor plaid rug, adding texture and visual interest.

Complete the Look: Consider a large area rug to tie together your modern farmhouse outdoor decor, placing it beneath all of your outdoor furniture.designed to securely cling to both the Rug Cover and the floor, keeping your rug in place.

Tips for Decorating with Checkered or Plaid Rugs

While checkered and plaid rugs exhibit a distinctive and striking pattern, their uncomplicated grid-like design lends itself effortlessly to blending with other patterns. For instance, consider combining a checkered rug with floral throw pillows. Additionally, their straightforward color palette complements both neutral and vibrant environments, making them an excellent choice for any space.

Introducing the versatile solution: washable checkered rugs and plaid rugs.

Preserve the bold and defined buffalo check rug pattern, ensuring it remains untarnished by unsightly stains. Our stain-resistant rugs provide the perfect solution, as they are conveniently machine washable. Now, you can enjoy consistently fresh and clean area rugs. With their durable and fade-resistant material, your plaid or checkered rug will retain its striking beauty for an extended period.

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