DIY Ideas by Design Personality: Rug Projects to Suit Your Style

DIY Ideas by Design Personality: Rug Projects to Suit Your Style

Nancy Mitchell
Sep 29, 2016
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Rugs can be shockingly expensive, which makes them a prime candidate for DIYing. If you're looking for ways to cover your floors in style, without spending a ton of cash, you're in luck because we've rounded up 13 DIY rug projects to suit any decor style.

But first: Not sure what your home decor style even is? Take our quiz to find out, and then explore your design personality!

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Organic Modern

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This beautifully textured crochet rug from Mama In A Stitch is designed to be a bathmat, but you could make a larger version in pretty much any size your heart desires.

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What's better for adding a little texture to your home than a rug made from pom-poms? Get the full DIY from eHow.

Artful Bohemian

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This overdyed rug from Sweet Paul will look fantastic with your collection of houseplants and eclectic furniture.

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A colorful scrap rug from My Poppet, for the DIYer who embraces re-use.

Warm Industrial

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This hand-printed canvas rug from Poppytalk is the perfect thing to add a little warmth to your Warm Industrial interiors.

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Here's another DIY painted rug, this one from DIY Network.

Happy Modern

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This handmade shag rug from eHow is the perfect way to add a touch of happy color to your space.

The House That Lars Built used Flor carpet tiles to create a bright and colorful Matisse-inspired custom pattern for her living room.

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A colorful painted rug (inspired by Anthropologie example) from Brit + Co.

New Traditional

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What's more classic than stripes? Try this painted rug DIY from Style Me Pretty.

Eclectic Collector

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Beautiful colors and beautiful textures combine in this DIY painted rug from A Beautiful Mess.

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A funky handmade mat from Sarah Plath.

Classic Glam

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Instructions for dyeing a sheepskin pink (or any other color your heart desires) from Paper & Stitch.

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Add tassels to a plain rug for an instant touch of glam. Find the DIY at Earnest Home Co.

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