A rug is right what you need to cozy up your space, especially when fall or winter is coming closer and closer. Here’s a roundup of cool DIY modern rugs, they will fit various spaces and decor styles and are made of various materials using different techniques. Take a look!
The first tutorial is a very simple project on sprucing up an IKEA Egeba rug – a fast IKEA hack! The idea is about stenciling the rug with aqua-colored paint in chevron pattern, though you may choose any other stencils. Spruce up a usual and plain rug with a touch of color and pattern!
Find a style you like and then re-create it in a way that reflects your personality, without spending a ton of money. This rug is inspired by West Elm rugs and is spruced up with stencils and paints, the pattern is geometric and mid-century modern inspired. Choose cool color combos to make your plain rug awesome!
Spruce up your usual and plain outdoor rugs and make them more colorful and bright reading this tutorial. The rugs are changed using bright spray paints and stencils, the idea is very simple and won’t take much time to realize. You can do the same with usual indoor rugs, too, if stripes are what you want. Enjoy!
Make a plain rug bold with colorful spray paints! Rainbow was the source of inspiration for this tutorial, and this rug features one. The piece is made using a stencil to make the rainbow perfect looking and when it dries, make your space bold and chic with a colorful rainbow rug.
Renovate some plain kitchen rugs with paints of your choice. Here the rugs got a makeover with metallic paints and chevron and dot patterns – the craft is easy and fast. You could eyeball a chevron design, however if you really want to keep some consistency, cut out a triangle to use as a taping guide. The dot pattern is more regular, so you’ll need a stencil, and if you still want an imperfect look, read the tutorial.
If you want to make your own DIY outdoor rug with spray paint and stencil then follow along the steps in the tutorial. Here a usual plain rug in the desired color is spruced up with a beautiful laser cut stencil and white paint – though you may choose some other stencils and colors. Get creative and make your rug amazing!
Imitate a real green lawn with this simple Astro Turf rug! The piece in green looks like grass, and all you need is to personalize the rug with some letters or quotes. As this item is for a kids’ space, the phrase is about playing but feel free what to do with it yourself. Take some paint of your choice and change the look of the rug easily!
One of the main questions that arise when you see a painted rug is ‘is that washable?’. The good thing about this cute colorful rug is that it’s easily washable – the colorful confetti pattern won’t disappear or smudge after washing. To highlight the confetti on the rug, add colorful pompom trim to it, in any of the colors that are present on the rug.
This super bold and colorful rug is inspired by Matisse’s large scale cut-outs, the range of his painted color papers, and even some of his colored glass cut-outs. This oversized rug is made of colorful carpet floor tiles of various shades to create a color block effect and the tutorial will tell you how to add cutouts as decor. Surprise everyone with super bright rugs in your space!
Make a bold patchwork rug using usual carpet samples. Once finished, this rug can be cleaned and vacuumed like any other rug. Just handle with care when doing so, since everything is stitched together, though it’s very durable and stable. Such an idea is great for a rustic or boho chic space, try!
Although it may seem an arduous and time-consuming project, rug weaving is a great partner activity and can help you decompress after a long day. You can easily create custom floor coverings for your home with wonderful textures and patterns using a latch hook tool and your favorite wool yarns. The result is a modern and bright rug, which will cozy up any space with its texture.
It’s incredibly difficult to make a rug that is durable, provides some cushioning, is cheap and easy to make, and looks good. This rope and pompom rug gets the gold medal in each category. Read the tutorial to make it and hang it on your wall, use it as a carpet in a hallway, a table runner – whatever your heart desires!
If you have a lot of old denim, don’t throw it away, just make a cool and bold rug with a rock feel! This tutorial will tell you how to make a sunburst rug of old denim cutting it in stripes and attaching to the base. Use various textures and bold colors to make your rug more unique. Get inspired!