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. 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.
Find 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 one.
Find 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.
Find 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.
Find out how: handimania
5. Burlap Sack Rug
Transform a burlap sack into a quirky rug suitable for any room in your home.
Find out how: finecraftguild
6. Crochet Grass Rug
Bring the outdoors in and crochet your very own faux grass rug.
Find 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.
Find 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.
Find out how: instructables
9. Painted Rug
Give your old rug a makeover by painting a new pattern or design onto it.
Find 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.
Find 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.
Find out how: lookatwhatimade
12. Woven Rag Rug
Take some bedsheets or other pieces of material and weave them into this magnificent rug.
Find 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.
Find 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.
Find 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.
Find out how: makezine