Rugs are more commonly used inside homes with hardwood floors but they look really great on any floor. A rug helps add character to a room or space. It can be the finishing touch or it could even be the focal point of the room.
The great thing about rugs is that they come in so many different styles, it makes it easier to choose one that perfectly suits the room you’re trying to style. Unfortunately, rugs can be pricey — especially the bigger ones. Fortunately for you, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most creative DIY rug projects that anyone can do.
Check out the projects below to help you make a new rug today that can be for the living room, the bathroom, or even your backyard.
#1. Recreate this super awesome 8-bit Super Mario rug by crocheting a granny square for each pixel and then sewing them all together in thr right shape.
Using this method, you can create any 8-bit character you want!
#2. Create a rug out of pom poms! The end result is so pretty that you can use it as a rug, a wall hanging, or a coffee table runner.
#3. Recreate this gorgeous plush, deep red heart-shaped crochet rug using a special loop stitch to create its unique texture.
#4. Make a cute bear rug out of faux fur fabric and use poly fill stuffing and knit fabric for the head.
#5. Make a rug out of basic knitting and/or crochet techniques and stuff a light in it to make it luminous.
#6. Create a rug out of your favorite fabric pattern by sewing your favorite fabric over upholstery fabric.
#7. Or you can sew plain fabric to a rubber grip backing and paint whatever print/pattern you want onto the rug!
#8. Recycle your old bed sheets and weave them together to get this rug.
#9. If you want the look of a rug for outside and have a concrete floor in your backyard, try just painting your own design onto the floor creating an illusion that there is a rug there.