Finally decided on a rug.  It was stressing me out because I want to be SETTLED, and I can’t buy fun things like pillows without the rug.  So after seeing these photos:

I decided to go with this ethnic kilim:

Since it was the most expensive option I considered, I’m going to be making the pillows myself, and opting for a cheap-o coffee table from Ikea.  Or maybe I can convince Eric to haul our perfect coffee table across the ocean the next time he visits.