DIY Inspiration: Get the Beni Ourain Look for Less

DIY Inspiration: Get the Beni Ourain Look for Less

Carrie McBride
Oct 27, 2014
(Image credit: Preciously Me)

It seems the only thing people don't like about Beni Ourain rugs is their price. We've previously rounded up sources for buying them, but if that just isn't in your budget, perhaps you'd like to try your hand at a DIY version.

These projects all start with one thing: a white, ivory or cream colored rug. From there, these DIY'ers have used different materials and methods to create a Beni Ourain look.

(Image credit: 29 Rue House)

Who Made It: Crystal of 29 Rue House
Materials: Sharpie marker and painter's tape

(Image credit: Preciously Me)

Who Made It: Nadia of Preciously Me (following Crystal's instructions above)
Materials: Sharpie marker and masking tape

(Image credit: Gorgeously Shiny Things)

Who Made It: Danika of Gorgeously Shiny Things (see if it passed the "white sock test")
Materials: dye and cutting boards

(Image credit: Nicole Scott Designs)

Who Made It: Nicole of Nicole Scott Designs
Materials: embroidery thread and painter's tape

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