I loved the color and feel of this rug in the store! I brought it home and put it in front of the sink and within 5 minutes, my husband and I both tripped on it. The sides don't taper down, so the whole rug sticks up about a half inch. I loved how it felt so soft and cushy, so I thought that I could just learn to be more careful around it. An hour later, I was cutting some veggies on the counter and turned to cross over towards the sink and tripped again big time, falling towards the sink with a cutting board and chef's knife in my hands. With a busy kitchen, including a husband that likes to play tag with a 5 year old, running through kitchen in the process, it's just not worth taking a chance on someone getting hurt. I returned it.