Best of Knock Off Decor #4 : Stenciled Rug for a Reading Nook

This knock off is honestly one of my favorite ever featured on Knock Off Decor, and it just so happens to be the fourth most popular in pageviews. Lydia from Pudel-Design added a graphic punch to her reading nook with this handpainted, stenciled rug. Now, I have seen my fair share of painted rugs, but […Read More]

IKEA Hack Painted Rug

Calling all Anthropologie-lovers! Here’s a fun tutorial for knocking off a $598 rug for a mere $80! Madeline shares at Brit + Co how to take a cheap rug from IKEA and turn it into a Anthropologie look-a-like with just painter’s tape and paint. I have long loved painting on fabric, and this is just […Read More]

Bamboo Floor Mat with Typography

Angie from Knick of Time loves typography floor mats but knew she’d never spend the money to buy one. Instead Angie decided to create her own version using her Silhouette and a bamboo runner purchased on Ebay. While working with a 72” inch piece of vinyl proved to be quite the challenge, Angie is thrilled […Read More]

Blue and White Lattice Spray Painted Rug

Tamara of Provident Home Designs was flipping through a design magazine when she saw a lovely blue and white living room showcasing a gorgeous lattice rug from Horchow. She quickly hopped online to see if the rug was anywhere in her price range – $1,899! Ouch! Tamara came up with a plan to replicate it […Read More]

Geometric Painted Rug for Only $20!

Earlier this year I shared an amazing West Elm-inspired rug that Katie from Upcycled Treasures made with just a Sharpie in hand. Katie has blown me away again with another rug masterpiece! It sports a geometric Navajo design that Katie recreated in Illustrator.  This allowed Katie to create a template (without having to do any […Read More]

Coral Painted Stripe Rug

Beth from Home Stories A to Z was inspired by all the gorgeous painted rugs that other DIYers have created to run to IKEA and snatch up a flat weave rug to make her own. Beth knew she wanted a rug with fifteen stripes that started and ended up with a colored stripe. From there, […Read More]

Make a Cheap Patterned Rug with a Sharpie

We’ve all seen a painted rug or two but how about a Sharpie rug? Katie from Upcycled Treasures had been looking for the perfect rug to fit her new creative space AND her tight budget. Katie couldn’t believe her eyes when she found a 5×7 rug at Lowes for only $25. She quickly snatched it up and recreated a Moroccan design using a couple of Sharpies and cardboard cutouts. All I can say is, “WOW!”

sharpie rug

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Painted Black and White Herringbone Rug

There is not much that makes a statement in a room like a large graphic print rug. While designing her son’s big boy room, Aggie from Wool and Flax knew she wanted to incorporate a black and white herringbone rug into the space. She also knew she didn’t want to spend a lot of money. Aggie happened to have an old rug in the closet and thought, “Why not make my own herringbone rug!” Out came the paint and tape, and Addie ended up spending only $5 for the fabric medium!

painted herringbone rug

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