Since the rugs in your living room may get a lot of foot traffic a wool rug would be perfect for that. They are soft reliable and durable. They are also low maintenance.
The trick to decorating is determining the look you desire to portray for your home. You may choose a modern look or more traditional look. Or you may want to create a country-style decor for your home. Whatever that desired look is then decorating around it will become easy fun as well as exciting. You may also want to keep in mind that decorating is not only about the look of your home but also comfort that you can create for your living space. You can start your decorating motif skills and ideas with any room in your house and build around it.
Putting together a successful contemporary look in your living room can be as minor as just buying new decorative accessories or as involved as replacing everything. So no matter what your budget you can get a sleek contemporary look that will thrill the whole family!