Shelly L Nemeth
Shelly L Nemeth
  • Hometalk Helper
  • Gilbert, AZ

Custom Dollar Store Floor Mat

5 Materials
$5
1 Hour
Easy

Yes, you can make your own designer knock off door mat using dollar store items! All you need is a door mat from the dollar store, a stencil that you like, and spray paint.

custom dollar store floor mat

This is the rug I chose.

custom dollar store floor mat

I began by laying the stencil over the rug and sprayed the whole thing with black spray paint. The rug is grey, so this worked nicely!

custom dollar store floor mat

The stencil was large but did not enough to cover the whole rug so I removed and placed it on each side to finish. I used the old news paper to cover all the areas not being painted.

custom dollar store floor mat

After I sprayed on the stencil, I also wanted to add in an initial. I used a cricut to cut out an "N" and taped it in the center of the rug.

custom dollar store floor mat

Then I sprayed the "N" on with a white spray paint.

custom dollar store floor mat

And that's it! Once it is dry, it's good to go. A simple and great way to take a boring rug from blah to yess!!

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  • Tracy Mccoy
    on Mar 2, 2019

    Thank you for sharing! This is a very affordable and easy DIY and I will be trying this!!!! 😉

  • Karolyn
    on Mar 7, 2019

    You inspired me, Shelly! I need a new door mat for the Summer and I love the way yours turned out...so....off to the Dollar Store I go!! Thanks for sharing...

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