Your room is bare. It needs a facelift. Whether you are starting from scratch in your first home or starting over in a new home, don't be overwhelmed with how to phase-in decor. Just take it one step at a time.
Don't worry about not being able to afford an authentic handmade rug for thousands of dollars. Most people can't. On the plus side, there are other affordable options. Let's take, for example, the Beni Ourain rug. True love in rug form.