How to reuse old faded area rugs

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Apr 02, 2018
    what material are the rugs

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Apr 02, 2018
    Ive seen DIYers paint and stencil them.

    https://www.hometalk.com/search/posts?filter=Stencil%20rug

  • DesertRose DesertRose on Apr 02, 2018
    I would donate them to an animal shelter. They can use them for all the animals that come in and they are always in need when they have to swap them out and clean them etc on an ongoing basis.

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Apr 02, 2018
    I store a couple in the basement in case I want to move around furniture, rather than sliding the furniture across the hardwood and scratch it.

  • Missy Burch Missy Burch on Apr 02, 2018
    I move them out to the garage, until they are just too ratty to use anymore. As others stated, I'll paint a new pattern on them, to breathe new life into them sometimes.

  • Lynn Lynn on Apr 02, 2018
    They become outdoor carpets. Have two right now on the deck in front of my sliding glass doors. Perfect for keeping that spring mud outside.

  • Lisa S. Lisa S. on Apr 03, 2018
    I have one in my shed at the door. At the garage entrance into the house. Use over your fancy ones on snow days. If they are clean / washable, they can be donated to an animal shelter for the animals to use as a bed.

  • 2dogal 2dogal on Apr 03, 2018
    Outside in front of a door. Although I second what Lisa said about donating washable ones to dog shelters.