Q: We recently went shopping for a new living room rug and quickly learned anything we truly liked, we couldn't afford. So we purchased a white Ikea Erslev rug with the intentions of dyeing it a darker color. We would like to use a pattern instead of having it one solid color, but we don't know how to add color without just vat dyeing the whole rug.
We thought about spray paint, but don't want the stiffness that would add. Is there any way to dye a rug using a stencil and have the color saturate the rug without bleeding into the stenciled area? Sent by Andie Editor: Please share tips, tricks and advice with Andie in the comments below - thanks! • Got a question? Email yours with pic attachments here (those with pics get answered first)