I want to put a new rug in the space between sofa & chairs. Can't decide whether to keep neutral (as in animal print, maybe) or go with color & pattern??? We have dogs, so must be synthetic and I also want it to be semi-plush (no sisal, etc). We are empty-nesters. Want this room to be fun (bar in background), eclectic & colorful without being juvenile. Any input appreciated! Thanks!