Indoor/ Outdoor Rug Giveaway!!

How pretty is this indoor/outdoor area rug from CSN Rugs?! I was thrilled when I was contacted by CSN to do a giveaway for the blog. They have such a huge selection of rugs at all price points, so definitely check them out if you're in the market for a new rug. I think this rug would be perfect outside or in an entryway.

To enter to win this rug above (in 3'9" x 5'5") all you have to do is:
1) leave a comment on this post telling me your favorite smell.
2) click to become a follower of Pure Style Home (on the right sidebar)

I'll pick a random winner by Sunday night! The winner can email me his/ her mailing address & CSN will ship the rug directly.

xoxo,
lauren

ps- my favorite smell might be lily of the valley or honeysuckle... (although i have so many it's hard to decide!!! :).. WAIT!!! more comments came in and I HAVE to add gardenia!! hahahha

113 comments:

Suzanne said...

I think my favorite smell is a toss up between fresh cut grass or chocolate chip cookies! The rug is gorgeous!

Kristen said...

My favorite smell has to be *clean* newborn-baby smell. Nothing better.

Re:Fresh Design Studio said...

My favorite smell is vanilla. I can never get enough!

nanab said...

My fave smell is baby powder.

Nancy E. J. said...

My favorite smell right now is lemon verbena. It's so clean and refreshing.

Happy Nester said...

I love clean laundry, just out of the dryer.

Janelle said...

Fresh cut Christmas trees! I look forward to it every winter.

Avis said...

My favorite smell depends on the season - lilly of the valley in the spring/summer and paper white narcissus in the winter!

Mollie said...

My favorite smell right now is lavender!

Jaclyn said...

That rug is so pretty!
A few of my favorite smells: Freshly cut grass, the smell of summer rain, vanilla, the Starbucks aroma when you open the door and get the first smell of the coffee, lemons and oranges...I guess I have a few!

mamabear said...

My first reaction is citrus, anything citrus-y! But after reading these previous posts, I remember how much I love the smell of clothing hung outside to dry! With the dreary weather here in New England this spring (& Summer!), I haven't been able to take advantage of that old-fashioned pleasure!

Domestic Goddess..Diva sometimes said...

My favorite smell is something "clean". Something like clothes being dry outside.

I subscribe to you but will follow as well. ;)

inthetweeds said...

Love the rug! It'd be perfect on my back porch. :)

My favorite smells...agree with you on the honeysuckle (especially driving through back roads in Virginia), anything with lavender, my husband's cologne, and the smell that hits you when you walk inside after having a crock pot going all day.

Heather said...

Favorite smell has got to be anything cooking in my kitchen! Love the smell of all foods :)

I love your blog and am glad to become a follower!

Also just moved into a new house and would be thrilled to add this rug to it!

Yellap said...

My favorite smell is freshly baked sourdough bread. Yummy!

lablaylock@gmail.com said...

My favorite smell is gardenias. They remind me of my mom and my childhood.

Thanks for the opportunity to win a fabulous rug! My email is lablaylock@gmail.com

jacqueline said...

Gardenia!

Julie@beingRUBY said...

I've been a happy follower for a while now .. so that box ticked. But smell.. so many, how to choose? .. anything citrus is a winner, but my daily fix is peppermint.. fresh clean happy peppermint. Beautiful rug!

Angela Walters said...

Definately the clean newborn smell, and I love Plumeria.

Charmaine @ randalswife said...

I love fresh clean smells and citrus. My favorite perfumes are Gap Heaven and Banana Republic Classic. I also really really love Bath and Body Works Daffodil fields, but they stopped making that almost 10 years ago. :(

Amber B. said...

Love that rug!!!

My favorite smell is vanilla and cinnamon together. :-)

Andrea said...

My favourite smell is clothes just taken off the clothesline after drying in the breeze - which is a bit of a novelty after all the rain Tasmania (island state of AUS).

Jessica said...

Right now my fav. smell is lavender! LOVEIT! I just bought a Lavender Vanilla candle today. Yum

MaryAZ said...

gardenia...I had a pretty gardenia tree outside my door in Phoenix & a week ago when we got to our new rental house(only saw pictures on-line B4 we got here!) in Memphis...there was Huge (overgrown!) gardenia bush in the back yard waiting to welcome us home! I'll have to plant one when we find a house to buy!

Mabry's gamma said...

Wow that is a hard one to answer since I love so many smells, I guess the smell of fresh cut grass and I love the smell of little puppies (weird... I know). As for an actual scent, Walmart has a candle called Pineapple Fusion that smells so good. Love it.

janet said...

Wow, what a beautiful rug! would look at my front door. Besides flowers, my favorite is a fresh bathed baby.
hugs
janet

Mim said...

Mine would be lavender! the best..

Sue said...

I've been subscribed to you for months, but it didn't make me a follower :-( so I re-upped officially again today. My favorite smell is something few people outside of the southwest are familiar with- pinon wood burning in a fireplace or stove ~ nothing like it on a crisp fall day or winter night....

Annie Pazoo said...

Definitely verbena, but anything lemony or citrusy will do - love them all!

Copy Cat Chic said...

I love the smell of doughnuts! Not so much a fan of the taste, but the smell does me in every time :) Close second? Cilantro! yum....

Andi said...

My baby daughter's breath. Weird, I know...

Brei Cornell said...

I can't decided between brownies and a clean baby smell.

Jacob and Rachel Ellis said...

right now my favorite smell is no smell. I am 7 weeks pregnant and any smell kills me! I used to love the smell of lavender!

Megan Lee said...

I'm moving next week and am on the look-out for some new rugs. Perfect timing! My favorite smell is crayons.

Whitney said...

Best smell in the universe: a well-worn saddle. Between the earthy smell of the horse sweat and the perfumey saddle soap, it's the smell of life!
Love love love this rug, and your blog!

MeggyD said...

Beautiful rug! I love it. My favorite smell is the new car smell. :)
megancdavey@gmail.com

Room Service ~ Decorating 101 said...

Put me down for the scent of grapefruit! I want that rug!!!

manlycow said...

I love the smell of library books! It's the smell of my childhood.

What I love... said...

Hi Lauren:

I'm already a follower and enjoy your blog. I love how it shows up in my Dashboard and I don't have to go looking for it :)

Favorite smells...there are so many really...fresh coffee, mowed grass, lilacs, even dirt. I love it when my dog has been out digging and she smells like soil! I'm also a big fan of garlic cooking in butter.

Lately, I've become a big fan of lemon verbena. I've been getting soaps and lotions in that scent and really enjoy it, so I guess I'd have to go with that.

D.

fishnet said...

My favorite smell is fig! I love the mixture of fresh green and fruity sweetness.

my favorite and my best said...

my daughter. or my cat.:) they both are the smells of love. one is people one is beast.
xoj

stephanie said...

My favorite smell is Johnson & Johnson baby wash. I love to smell my children right after bathtime.

Catherine Hansen Peart said...

A toss up between fresh washed baby smell and ripe mangos. Love your blog!

Rhonda Wallace said...

I love the smell of my mint plant in the backyard.

April said...

Hey..i too follow your blog religiously and love it.

My all time favorite smell is the top of my 3 year old sons head.

Strange, yes....but don't you love the smell of your sons head too? I can never get enough.

A close second is Dunkin Donuts coffee!!!

LindsB said...

My favorite smell is fresh cut grass in the summer and a wood burning stove in the winter- love it!

I am a follower already, happy to say one of the first :) xoxoxo

PS- love the giveaway :)

southerninspiration said...

I will sign up to be a follower for sure...that rug is gorgeous......
Suzanne

and my favorite smells....oh my goodness. The smell of an infant, gardenia, mock orange, Moonlight Path from BB&Body Works.....lots of favs!

bagelpower said...

Favorite smell without a doubt is Mint. I hung my washing line over a patch I have growing and now my laundry has just a tiny hint of mint when it comes in from drying....so clean and fresh and easy to grow.

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julie & joe said...

I love the pear smell from Bath and Body....I think it smells like summer. I already follow your blog :)

Susan said...

love lily of the valley & honeysuckle too. Love the smell of a a blooming lilac tree. Love the smell of coconut oil, my little girls now & when they were babies, coffee beans, leather and horses.

Anonymous said...

L love the rug!!!!
My favorite smells are: the smell of a freshly baked bread, and jasmine.

Eileen said...

Already a 'follower'.
Definitely newborn babies, and then cinnamon, I guess best would be holding a newborn baby while cinnamon bread is baking! Yes, now that would be my favorite smell!

Cstargel said...

My favorite smell has to be my husband right out of the shower! Does that count?

cynthia said...

My favorite smell is gardenia. When on medical leave taking care of my very ill father this Spring in Florida, the gardenia bushes were blooming. When Mom and I would take walks, she told me how much she loves this scent. She would stop and get blooms from her neighbors bushes and bring them home so we could smell them all day. You cannot touch the blooms themselves or the flowers will die right away. My father was hospitalized three times, had two surgeries. He also had a heart attack after the first surgery while Mom and I were in the room. He is better now, although his recover is slow. He is 84 and Mom is 82. Thank you for your beautiful web site which I read daily.
Cynthia

TKMFamily said...

My favorite smell would be a spring day with the windows open, a neighbor or two mowing the lawn, with the great smell of a BBQ! Wow, I miss that smell right now on such a cold night!
Can't wait to see more entries and all your new ideas and pictures! Take Care!

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

Lovely rug.

I happen to LOVE the smell of a new, new born baby. amazing.And such a priveledge to be a part of (my real job)

But in terms of my home and on me...I love essential oils of lemon and peppermint and a bit of ylang ylang and nutmeg...Sounds weird...but as a fellow synesthete..you might get it.

Dawn said...

I have to say my favorite right now is Lavender!!!

Terri said...

Ok, I am now a follower (always was in my mind, darling!).

My favorite scent is fresh rain. Or lilac.

Count me in for the draw. CSN contacted me a while back but I didn't have time to do it and now lots of folks are doing the giveaway so I don't feel so bad for ignoring them!!

xo Terri

Yo misma said...

My favorite smell is rosemary, I love it! But I also like other herbal smells like basil or pennyroyal. So mediterranean!

cynthia said...

My favorite smell is gardenia. When on medical leave taking care of my very ill father this Spring in Florida, the gardenia bushes were blooming. When Mom and I would take walks, she told me how much she loves this scent. She would stop and get blooms from her neighbors bushes and bring them home so we could smell them all day. You cannot touch the blooms themselves or the flowers will die right away. My father was hospitalized three times, had two surgeries. He also had a heart attack after the first surgery while Mom and I were in the room. He is better now, although his recover is slow. He is 84 and Mom is 82. Thank you for your beautiful web site which I read daily.
Cynthia

Dagny @ Beautiful Living said...

At this moment, it's actually chinese or vietnamese food... Lol, it's insane what pregnancy can do to you! :D :D

The pregnancy is actually going great except for low blood pressure (which is healthy for the baby, but makes me dizzy). What about you? Everything ok? We had the ultra sound last week, and it was amazing. :) :)

Kelly said...

Beautiful rug.

Sarah said...

It's a toss up between anything pumpkin scented in the fall season or the way my baby girl's hair smells just after a bath...

Rose Red said...

Lavender flowers dried or fresh or lavender essential oil are my favorites. Thanks for the chance to win the lovely rug.

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The Boese Family said...

So hard to choose one scent. I love lilac, anything grapefruit or citrus, and the smell of my grandmother's meatballs and "gravy". :)

Alathia said...

I love the smell of the air just after a spring rain and fresh baked bread.

Alathia said...

I love the smell of the air just after a spring rain and fresh baked bread.

Shannon said...

I'm with you on this one. So many favorite smells. Probably at the top of my list would be magnolia. But I do love the smell of brand new dollar bills. Is that wrong? Maybe it's just the accountant still in me!!

sarahhowsweetitis.blogspot.com said...

My favorite smell is clean sheets.

ZWNR said...

The. Beach. :) Just found you... Like the rug, love the blog! Thanks for the inspiration.

Stephanie Reed said...

My favorite spice smell is cinnamon. My favorite flower smell is iris and carnation. My favorite natural smell is clean clothes dried in the sunshine on a clothesline. Mmmm.

Shanhale said...

My favorite smell right now is Basil. I've got it growing in my garden and it smells soooo good.

That is a gorgeous rug. I hope I win!

jonimendez said...

I have a couple. I love the smell of rain. Wonderful! I also love the smell of fresh rosemary. I have around 7 rosemary plants and just touch them and your hand smells WONDERFUL!!
I love your blog. I tried to add my name as a follower but it will not let me. I'll try again later.
joni

MRManja said...

My favorite smell is almond. YUM!

Nori said...

There are too many smells to name that I love- my current diffuser smell is amazing- fresh and "citrusy", but a more common smell that people might know- the light green clorox wipes. :)

Anonymous said...

Peonies or french fries - hard to choose.

CRICKET said...

Watermelon, I just cannot get enough of it right now, the smell means Summer through and through! Wow, an outdoor rug would really spiffy up my trasitional living space right not. Thanks for hosting. Love your style.

Christina said...

I would say freshly cut grass, the smell of a summer rain when it hits the hot asphalt/payment, rosemary from my garden and cinnamon sticks. Hope that is not too many. What a beautiful rug. I love your blog and have many of your post starred in my reader.

Debe said...

My favorite smell is rain and here in the Houston area, haven't smelled it lately. I am a lurker of the blog but would love to win.

shopaholic9579 said...

I love fresh clean sheets right out of the dryer! I also love the smell of chocolate chip cookies baking and the smell of rain is mighty nice too!

Siiri said...

My fave smell is either:
1. the smell of the tomato while it's still on the vine: peppery and green
2. my boyfriend's hair, at the end of the day (weird?)
3.a pink grapefruit/blood orange candle I have in my room made from soy wax.

sydney85 said...

I love the smell of lavender. It calms me down.

Melissa said...

I love the smell of babies! Nothing better than that! I want that rug! :)

Jennifer said...

I am already a follower. I have a candle company and have tested over 300 different scents, so I have to be very in tune to smell! My very favorite cleaning smell is Meyers lavender spray, as far as candles go I have a bunch, but right now I am in love with lemongrass and sage, Mango Coconut, Spicy Orange , Cobblestone, which is a blend of firewood,tobacco and vanilla. I really enjoy your blog. Thanks!

jwhitacre said...

It must be a mother thing...but my favorite smell is my baby girl in the morning...it's the mix of her sweet morning breath and a faint smell of powder from her diaper...I just love it!

SamiG said...

My favorite smell is coconut. I am addicted to coconut scented bath salts.

Keri in Va said...

pumpkin pie spice!! just a cozy smell!

Maria Killam said...

Okay, when people contact you for a giveaway (as I haven't had one yet but have been asked) what's in it for you? Or is it just that it gets everyone over to your blog? If you get a moment, I would love if you would pop me a note :)
Love that rug!! I have been looking for an outdoor one to go with my black and white fabric for so long!!

Meg said...

My favorite smell is freshly cut grass.

garrison hullinger said...

My favorite smell has to be that of my grandmother's peonies, I've taken them with me whenever we've moved. We have such a long, wet winter in Portland, OR...so I cherish the moment that we can finally drag our furniture out of storage and onto our patio.

Lori said...

My favorite smells are lilac (pretty flower too!) and coconut.

Lorri said...

My favorite smell is clean, fresh from the shower skin.

The Rev. Summer Gross said...

I love the smell of a good beef stew in the Autumn. My favorite right now is Cooking Light's Beef Daube Provencal. amazing smells. Add a hot mulled apple cider and I might as well be in heaven.
Summer

Kristen said...

I love the smell of fresh sheets that are dried outside!
It's a "clean air smell"!
Kristen

Julie S. said...

So many...coffee,lilacs,baby!

Tonya said...

My favorite smell is the ocean. We have many great memories there, just the salty smell brings them all back.

Denise said...

My favorite smell is fresh lavender growing in our garden!

hlscottmd said...

I love the smell of the garden: dirt, peonies, fresh basil and tomatoes, fresh cut grass.

remodel_addict said...

It's a tie -- lilac and baby scent.

Tamara Mitchell said...

I am now a follower!!

And my favorite smell is the smell of a newborn baby's skin...mine in particular! I LOVE it!

But if you want my second, it's peach!

cpullum said...

I love the small of a new car!
Carla
cpullum(at)yahoo(dot)com

FROM THE RIGHT BANK said...

Oh, I need an outdoor rug! My absolute favorite scent is grapefruit. Verbena is a close second.

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Ellen said...

Certainly one of my favorite smells is black licorice or anise!

Susie (So Blessed) said...

Pure lavender essential oil is my favorite smell...I put a few drops in my bath every night!

Great giveaway!

Erin said...

warm chocolate chip cookies in the oven... i eat them every night.

nkp said...

My boys, freshly scrubbed, especially the top of their heads! But a close second is my MIL's jasmine that is in bloom right now. And citrus would have to be a runner-up. Those three combined would make for an interesting fragrance.

Thanks for the chance to win...I'm excited! :0)

Ann Ever said...

My favorite smell is fresh mint, whether in a mint julep, mojito, or Andes mints.

louann said...

favorite right now - gardenia. In the winter, it's vanilla or hazelnut coffee. Oh, or orange vanilla. yep that one is year round!

Lauren said...

WE HAVE A WINNER!!! Kristen Foster!!

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