DIY Drop Cloth Rugby Stripe Rug
I've been wanting a rugby striped rug for my screen porch for a while. I think rugby stripes scream "summertime"! My inspiration was THIS, but a $399 7.6 ft. x 9.6 ft. outdoor rug is not in my budget! I decided to see if I could make my own DIY version using a canvas drop cloth and Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture Paint in Navy.
I decided to see if I could make my own DIY version using a canvas drop cloth and Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture Paint in Navy.
Just look at that color - gorgeous! Maison Blanche is a vintage furniture paint that requires no prep work - sanding, priming, etc. I love this brand because there are soooo many rich colors to choose from and additional glazes, waxes (including lime wax), varnish, antiquing dust . . . and more! If you're intrigued - check out the Maison Blanche website to see the entire line HERE.
Here are the easy steps I used to create my rugby stripe rug.
I really like the finished rug - that navy against the natural drop cloth is just what I wanted. I still need to apply the Maison Blanche varnish, but couldn't wait to see how it looked on the porch!
The other thing I like about making my own rug - if I decide I want something different, I can just break out the paint and buy another inexpensive drop cloth.
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
Published June 24th, 2014 11:02 AM
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