Kitchen mats help soak up fluids and ease foot fatigue. They can also be a colorful part of your kitchen décor. Whether you are going for a strictly utilitarian look or adding a touch of color to your country or shabby chic kitchen, there is certainly a kitchen mat that will work with the rest of your room. Sometimes, you can even find sets of rugs for the kitchen. When purchasing a kitchen mat, it is a good idea to make sure the item can be easily cleaned. Kitchens are subject to spills, tracked mud from the garden, sometimes even to pets romping through.