It can be hard finding the right rug for your home, so consider making your own customizable rug and take a look at our selection of 15 DIY rug ideas.

 

15 DIY Rug Ideas You Need to Consider

When you are looking to upgrade your home, a rug can transform any room. The problem is rugs can be expensive and sometimes it is hard finding the right style or shade of color to suit your taste. To ensure you have the a rug that is customized to your liking, here is our collection of 15 DY rug ideas that you can create yourself at a fraction of the cost of a store bought rug.

 

1. Tablecloth Rug

You can buy a variety of tablecloths in different designs and colors quite cheaply compared to when you buy a rug. If you want to save some money, one of the DIY rug ideas you could try out involves purchasing a tablecloth featuring a pattern or style that you like and turning it into a pretty rug like this one.

Tablecloth rugFind out how: dreambookdesign

 

2. Rope Rug

If you want to make a quick and easy rug that requires little sewing, then consider coiling an old rope to create a nice and colorful rug like this onw.

Rope rugFind out how: instructhttp://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Rug/ables

 

3. Carpet Squares Rug

Gather a collection of carpet squares in colors that will suit the style of your home and bind them together to make a unique rug featuring different colored squares.

carpet square rugFind out how: ascoopofsherbert

 

4. Pom Pom Rug

Add a fluffy accent to your room by making a super cosy and colorful rug using a range of pom poms.

Pom Pom rugFind out how: handimania

 

5. Burlap Sack Rug

Transform a burlap sack into a quirky rug suitable for any room in your home.

Burlap sack rugFind out how: finecraftguild

 

6. Crochet Grass Rug

Bring the outdoors in and crochet your very own faux grass rug.

Crochet grass rugFind out how: instructables

 

7. Cork Bath Mat

If you're tired of having wet bathroom floor mats, then try making this wonderful bath mat out of just corks, glue and shelf liner.

Cork bath matFind out how: craftynest

 

8. Braided T-shirt Rug

If you've got a lot of old t-shirts you longer use, recycle them into something new by making this braided t-shirt rug.

Braided t shirt rugFind out how: instructables

 

9. Painted Rug

Give your old rug a makeover by painting a new pattern or design onto it.

Painted rugFind out how: tatertotsandjello

 

10. Faux Fur Rug

This super soft faux fur rug is really easy to make and will do the same job as a store bought version but at a fraction of the price.

Faux fur rugFind out how: viewalongtheway

 

11. Crochet Mandala Rug

If you know how to crochet, consider taking on this project to create your very own crochet mandala rug.

Crochet rugFind out how: lookatwhatimade

 

12. Woven Rag Rug

Take some bedsheets or other pieces of material and weave them into this magnificent rug.

Woven rag rugFind out how: abeautifulmess

 

13. Vinyl Zebra Rug

If you love animal print, have a go at making this quirky vinyl rug which features zebra stripes drawn on with a gold leaf pen.

Zebra printed rugFind out how: thevintagerugshop

 

14. Rose Bath Mat

Dress up your bath mat by gluing on pretty roses made out of an old t-shirt or towel.

Rose bathmatFind out how: wraysist3rs

 

15. Hedge Maze Rug

Create a labyrinth in your living room by using a pair of clippers to cut a maze into your rug. It's really easy to replicate and will cost a lot less than a maze style rug from the store.

Hedge maze rugFind out how: makezine