DIY Painted Floor Cloth


If you're looking for an inexpensive floor covering idea, a painted floor cloth is a great way to add style underfoot while on a budget. Floor cloths can be stylish and are easy to care for. Here's how I made our DIY Floor Cloth for the dining room.
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I used a large canvas drop cloth and measured the size I needed for my room. Cut the painter's dropcloth down to size leaving about an extra inch on the sides. Hem the edges - you can use my no-sew method to make it easy!
I used a large canvas drop cloth and measured the size I needed for my room. Cut the painter's dropcloth down to size leaving about an extra inch on the sides. Hem the edges - you can use my no-sew method to make it easy!
When painting fabric,t's best to go with a flat finish paint. I used Valspar's Volcanic Ash for this project and applied it with a paint roller. You'll need about 2 coats and be sure to let it dry between applications.
When painting fabric,t's best to go with a flat finish paint. I used Valspar's Volcanic Ash for this project and applied it with a paint roller. You'll need about 2 coats and be sure to let it dry between applications.
Remove painter's tape  Apply 2 to 3 coats of the sealer to insure the best protection of your floor cloth. Again, I used a good paint roller and was sure to let the sealer dry completely dry between coats.
Remove painter's tape Apply 2 to 3 coats of the sealer to insure the best protection of your floor cloth. Again, I used a good paint roller and was sure to let the sealer dry completely dry between coats.
Once your floor cloth is completely dry, you can apply a rug tape or a rubber backing using silicone or liquid rubber from your local craft store. Then you're ready to put down your new floor cloth!
Once your floor cloth is completely dry, you can apply a rug tape or a rubber backing using silicone or liquid rubber from your local craft store. Then you're ready to put down your new floor cloth!
Visit the blog for more tips and techniques including how to care for your DIY floorcloth.
Visit the blog for more tips and techniques including how to care for your DIY floorcloth.
Ellora at Creatively Southern

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  • Kristil Albof
    on Mar 16, 2017

    Love it,great job!💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙😀
  • Yofrendonna
    on Jul 16, 2017

    nice job! I tried this is my home. It was too hard to keep clean with naughty grandchildren
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