3 Creative Eye Catching Rug Projects That No One Else Has!

Changing a rug is a small change that can make a big difference - check out these awesome projects

By Hometalk Hits

Step 1: Measure and cut sisal rope

Make sure you have at least 3-5 different sizes.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 1 Measure and cut sisal rope

Step 2: Coil rope using hot glue

Make a few coils like this, with just plain rope.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 2 Coil rope using hot glue

Step 3: Coil rope with spandex

Hot glue the spandex to the end of the rope, and wrap around the rope.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 3 Coil rope with spandex

Step 5: Glue and cut out rug pad

Measured and cut a piece of rug pad and glue it to the back of the circles.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 5 Glue and cut out rug pad

Step 1: Cut a rug mat into the shape you want

Cut it to the size and the shape you need.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 1 Cut a rug mat into the shape you want

Step 2: Wrap yarn around toilet paper rolls

How many times will depend on how fluffy you want them and the yarn you're using (thick or thin).

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 2 Wrap yarn around toilet paper rolls

Step 3: Separately cut another strand of yarn

Cut a random strand of yarn separate from the roll you just wrapped (about 7-10" should be good).

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 3 Separately cut another strand of yarn

Step 4: Tie the new piece between the rolls

Tie the yarn together on one side, but don't create a knot just yet.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 4 Tie the new piece between the rolls

Step 5: Remove roll and cut the loop in half

Slide one of the toilet paper rolls out from the yarn and cut down the center of the loop that is left.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 5 Remove roll and cut the loop in half

Step 6: Repeat for other side and tie well

Take the other toilet paper roll out and tie the strand that is wrapped around the the center into a tight knot.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 6 Repeat for other side and tie well

Step 7: Trim and shape the pom pom evenly

Trim the poof so that all the strands are even and consistent with one another. Leave the tail on!

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 7 Trim and shape the pom pom evenly

Step 8: Tie pom-poms to the rug mat

Feed the tail from the separate strand through the grids in the rug mat and tie it in place.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has

Step 1: Clean your rug and cut loose strands

Vacuum your rug and spot-clean any major stains. Cut away any loose fibers or pilled threads.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 1 Clean your rug and cut loose strands

Step 2: Prepare your light paint

Use a foam roller for better coverage. You can use any light paint color you would like.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 2 Prepare your light paint

Step 3: Paint your rug in two coats

If you'd like a flat base, you may have to apply several coats of paint.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 3 Paint your rug in two coats

Step 4: Add guidelines with tape

The tape will act as guidelines for you to draw out your pattern accurately.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 4 Add guidelines with tape

Step 5: Cut out cardboard shapes and trace

Cut out the desired geometric/bohemian-style shapes and trace around them with a Sharpie marker.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 5 Cut out cardboard shapes and trace

Step 6: Draw and color the design

Bohemian style rugs are full of patterns that are overdyed or muted with a blend of bright colors.

s 3 creative projects of eye catching rugs that no one else has, Step 6 Draw and color the design