I think it's funny to watch your tastes evolve and grow, even within the span of a few months. Take me for example: I generally hate western things. This makes shopping on Craigslist in Texas very difficult. I've passed on tons of opportunities to buy cowhide rugs, and could have inherited one, but never liked the look.
Now, I keep seeing them used in rooms in ways that don't look like a cowboy bunkhouse and I really like it. Observe:
What's your opinion on decorating with bovine skin? Yay or nay?