Spray paint colorful stripes over a cheap rug

Outline stripes facing different directions and fill them in with a mix of bright colors. Get tutorial here

Stencil a playful graphic with craft paint

Give a small carpet cute seasonal details (no matter the season) with fun mix painted shapes. Get tutorial here

Make an intricate graphic with painters tape

Dress a cheap outdoor rug by marking areas with tape & covering it fully in spray paint. Get tutorial here

Update last year's worn rug with a pattern

Turn an old fraying rug into a unique outdoor accent by adding colorful diamonds. Get tutorial here

Add a large monogram to a doormat

Personalize your doormat and let guests know they've arrived, with a painted monogram. Get tutorial here

Layer decorations over each other

Use a pretty stencil and layer the design throughout your rug, to get that designer look. Get tutorial here

Give a cheap Home Depot rug gold highlights

Use a shimmery metallic hue to turn a cheap department store rug into a high-end accent. Get tutorial here

Put colors on a sheet of astroturf

Turn fake grass into a real show-stopper, by adding bold, painted stripes with a border. Get tutorial here

Make an easy paint pattern with brush strokes

Play with your brush to get a fun, one of a kind decoration to spruce up your rug. Get tutorial here

Add bold stripes to a drop cloth

Use an inexpensive drop cloth to add bright color to your outdoor space, with this easy rug. Get tutorial here

Lay down chevron tape for a quick update

Try some specially shaped tape, to make adding creative stripes and accents even easier. Get tutorial here

Fake a rug by painting the floor

Skip the real rug makeover all together & paint a patch of patio or deck to look like a rug. Get tutorial here

Outline a stately stencil with paint pens

Avoid the mess by dressing up a boring or cheap outdoor mat using easy paint pens. Get tutorial here