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5 Inspiring Rug Makeovers (Tutorials Included)

5 Inspiring Rug Makeovers (Tutorials Included)

Whether the rug comes from a big box store, Ikea or even a rummage sale, a paint brush and paint can create something quite fabulous. Just take a look at these five rugs that got the diy once-over.

First up is a sisal rug project from She Made It. Stencils make the hard part easy.

created at: 05/09/2011

This old rug gets a wild makeover, courtesy of zebra stripes, which were created using masking tape.

This indoor/outdoor rug makeover is from yours truly. Still have it; still love it.

Tater Tots and Jello hopped on the chevron bandwagon with this little project. It started as a plain Egeby rug from Ikea

EGEBY Rug, flatwoven natural Length: 6 ' 5

Anthropology's Grass Striped Rug ($298) and Tater Tot's chevron project was the inspiration for The Burke Lodge's knock off. Again, it started out as an Egeby rug from Ikea. Via.

Painted Rug

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Summer on May 11, 2011:

Thank you so much!  I'm pretty happy with both! :)


DIY Maven on May 10, 2011:

Summer...that....is....DARLING! (And so is your puppy!)


Summer on May 10, 2011:

I painted my own rug recently too and I already have another one lined up to paint.  There is something so satisfying about changing something drab to something entirely your own.  I have a full blown how-to posted here if anyone needs any help!


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