12 Easy DIY Rugs For Your Home

Update your floors with a DIY rug for your home.

Looking for a fun rug as a way to update a room in your home? These 12 DIY rugs are perfect weekend DIY projects to refresh any room in your house.

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    DIY Bear Rug
    DIY Bear Rug. We Lived Happily Ever After

    Sew an affordable soft and furry bear rug perfect for a nursery or child's room using a free bear rug template. 

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    DIY Faux Fur Rug
    DIY Faux Fur Rug. View Along The Way

    Faux fur plush Mongolian sheep rugs are often an expensive luxurious way to add softness and beautiful texture to a room. Surprisingly creating your own faux fur rug is rather simple to do, all you need is a rug underlay, a piece of faux fur cut to the size of the rug you wish to make, some Velcro and hot glue. 

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    DIY Navy And White Kitchen Rug
    DIY Navy And White Kitchen Rug. The Little Black Door

    This weekend transform a small sisal rug with a bit of paint and fabric medium into a stylish navy and white kitchen rug to add a punch of color and pattern to your home. 

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    DIY Arrowhead Rug
    DIY Arrowhead Rug. Homemade By Carmona

    Love chevron? If so you should try to create this beautiful DIY arrowhead rug inspired by Lulu Georgia rugs which are like the popular chevron pattern but it has a line down the center. To create your own arrowhead rug, you can do so with some latex paint, painter's tape and a blank rug. 

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    DIY Diagonal Striped Rug
    DIY Diagonal Striped Rug. Vixen Made

    Update your bland indoor utility mat to from medium grey into something stunning by masking off diagonal stripes and applying a few coats of spray paint as demonstrated by Vixen Made with this beautiful DIY rug.

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    DIY Stenciled Damask Rug
    DIY Stenciled Damask Rug. The Idea Room

    Reuse one of the stencils from your last craft project to update a rug, as done by The Idea Room to create a sunny yellow damask rug for her bathroom.

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    DIY Chevron Rug

    DIY Chevron Rug
    DIY Chevron Rug. Hayley Photography

    Get inspired with this beautiful Ikea hack by Hayley Photography who took a flat woven off-white rug from Ikea and turned it into the perfect entry chevron entry rug with a coat of latex paint.

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    DIY West Elm Inspired Rug
    DIY West Elm Inspired Rug. Upcycled Treasures

    Influenced by West Elm's Phoenix Wool Dhurrie rug, Katie from Upcycled Treasures created her own similar geometric pattern rug with a bit of paint and a Sharpie marker. If you would like to make your own West Elm inspired rug visit Upcycled Treasures to download the free stencil.

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    DIY Zebra Rug
    DIY Zebra Rug. J And J Home

    J And J Home show how to recreate West Elm's Safari Rug by creating your own zebra pattern stencil out of wax paper and dabbing your paintbrush to paint grey stripes on an inexpensive off-white rug.

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    DIY Rope Rug
    DIY Rope Rug. A Beautiful Mess

    Add a punchy ropy rug to your home by covering a 1/4" clothesline with 4 different patterned fabrics and assembling it all together to create a circle rug. To get started, head over to A Beautiful Mess for the awe-inspiring DIY rope rug, and make sure to give yourself plenty of time for this DIY as a 30" rug will take you around 6 hours to make, while something larger such as a 55" rug will take around 17 hours.

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    DIY Monogram Rug
    DIY Monogram Rug. Two Zero One

    Crazy for monogram decor? If so give this super easy monogram rug a try that would be perfect as a doormat or in your front foyer. To create your own buy a small inexpensive door mat, and use a Sharpie paint marker along with some waterproof protective spray to create a rug with your initials.

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    Glam DIY Gold Zebra Rug

    DIY Gold Zebra Hide Rug
    DIY Gold Zebra Hide Rug. Brittany Makes

    Pick up some white upholstery vinyl and a gold leaf pen to make this killer gold zebra hide rug designed by Brittany Makes that will add tons of personality to any room it is placed in.