7 Creative Ways To Use the $3.99 IKEA SIGNE Rug

7 Creative Ways To Use the $3.99 IKEA SIGNE Rug

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Dabney Frake
Mar 9, 2017
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IKEA's SIGNE rugs are a bargain at $3.99 each, and are a durable (and washable) material that's handy for tons of DIY projects. See how easy it is to take one of these simple striped flat-weave rugs and turn it into something else entirely.

If you need something long, try stitching a few together to make an elongated runner. Clara (in the lead image above) also embellished hers with some felt leaves.

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IKEA itself suggests turning their striped goodies into floor pillows. Here, they used two different colors on each side — one bright red and the other pastel — for winter and summer looks, all in one.

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One of Jillee's readers made her dog a new bed out of three of the rugs and about $10 worth of batting.

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This cute backpack started its life in an IKEA store. The minute she saw the SIGNE rug, Dandelion Drift knew she wanted to make a bag.
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If you prefer a simpler project, check out this tote tutorial from My Cakies.

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In this incredibly easy idea from Liz Marie, the rug simply acts as a liner in a wire basket.

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Flat woven rugs are a great stand-in for upholstery fabric. You can learn how to make a bench cover over at IKEA Hackers.

Re-edited from a post originally published 3.7.16-NT

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