Geometric Diamond Rug

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Nicole of Nicole Scott Designs recently DIYed a rug to resemble the beautiful Moroccan Beni Ourain rugs that have been wildly popular in the design world. You may be thinking this is another painted rug tutorial, but Nicole came up with a creative way to form the diamond design on a shaggy rug using embroidery thread. The thread blends beautifully into the rug to create a subtle graphic pattern.

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Stenciled Rug

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I finally jumped on the bandwagon this summer and stenciled a rug for my patio. I love the graphic impact the design brings to the seating area. Even after all the stenciled rugs I’ve seen around, I was still blown away when I saw the rug created by Lydia from Pudel-Design for the reading nook in her bedroom. Lydia made her own stencil, then traced it onto the entire rug, and hand painted it. I can only imagine the tedium involved in this process, but Lydia’s results are simply astounding!

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