10 DIY rugs that will change your home

7 Sep

Rugs have a profound impact in a home: they can tie a whole room together, serve as a designated play or reading area, introduce some color or texture to a dullish area or act a focal decor piece. Whatever the reason, everyone needs a good rug, but like most beautiful things in this world, buying them from stores can get pretty damn expensive. So instead of having to settle for a design that you’re not totally in love with, or having to spend way too much for that dream design, do the (not so) unthinkable and actually make your own rug.

You won’t regret it!

1.Zebra Print

I adore the natural beauty of a zebra hide, but there is just no way that I’ll allow a dead zebra’s skin into my home. It just feels wrong. Painting your own on a canvas drop cloth, however, sounds oh so right!

10 diy rugs that will change your home

2.Tablecloth-turned-Rug

Have you ever seen a gorgeous tablecloth and thought that it would be the perfect addition to your home, but then realized you don’t have the right sized table for it?

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3.Cuddly Pom Poms

Pom pom rugs are just so awesome because they bring a quirky element of fun to the home; not to mention that texture is absolute foot heaven.

10 diy rugs that will change your home

4.Corky Bath Mat

10 diy rugs that will change your home

I am even less ashamed to admit to just how many bottles of wine were joyfully consumed in order to build up my impressive collection.

5.Paint It Yourself

10 diy rugs that will change your home

If you have a specific pattern or design in mind but just can’t seem to find a rug that does your idea justice, why not paint it yourself?

6.Sailor Chic

10diy rugs that will change your home

This Celtic knot, nautical themed rug is absolutely stunning!

7.Shag It Up

10 diy rugs that will change your home

Shaggy rugs are just so wonderfully retro, and the texture just makes you want to roll around on them all day long.

8.Crochet Mandala Rug

10 diy rugs that will change your home

Here’s a cute one for all you crafty crocheters!

9.Rustic Rope

10 diy rugs that will change your home

Rope—sisal, jute or twine—is a fantastic medium for rugs.

10.Puffy Baby Rug

10 diy rugs that will change your home

EThis quilt-rug hybrid is ideal for a little baby or toddler to play on, or even just lie around on.