Black and white and striped all over

We're thinking about getting this Ikea rug for our bedroom:

For a little inspiration, I rounded up rooms with similar rugs.

Here's a similar look, but in gray, which I like as well (but not available in our budget):

Of course, the whole bedroom project is waiting in the wings while we wrap up some things in the living room and save our pennies. And judging from the smell coming from under the car's hood yesterday evening... well, it might be a while.

Photos from: Nate Berkus in Elle Decor, Home-Designing, Lonny, Design Sponge, Sterling Style, unknown.