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How to Paint a Rug in Less Than an Hour [and free template]!

I'm SO thrilled to be part of Glidden's Colortopia team! If you've been reading my blog for long you know that I LOVE paint! And not only do I love a painted wall, I love to use paint on unusual surfaces. One of my favorite things to paint in the last few years has been rugs. I had a hard time finding the colors or patterns of rugs I wanted for different room projects so I started painting my … [Read more...]

How to Make a Painted Greek Key Rug!!

I love graphic shapes. I found a geometric rug that I loved -- but it was $2500.  So I decided to make a my own geometric rug, and I love the Greek Key pattern. I made a geometric rug for under $80 using a simple cotton rug, paint and ScotchBlue Painter's Tape. I had a pillow I used for my daughter's room with a "Greek Key" pattern. I used that pillow for inspiration. This project … [Read more...]

How to Paint a Rug — Seven Tips for a Perfectly Painted Rug!

One of my favorite Home DIY projects to make over the past year has been painting rugs. It's so fun to come up with a pattern or design and then create it. I love taking a pattern from a pillow or even trying to recreate the same pattern from a very expensive rug. This week I took a pillow from my daughter's Nautical Teen Room and decided to use that Greek Key pattern on a painted rug. It … [Read more...]

Painted Chevron Rug Reveal {tutorial}

How to paint a chevon rug! I finally got some pictures of my newest project --  My Painted Chevron Rug!! And.... I love it!! I know, I know -- Everyone is obsessed with Chevron. I jumped on the bandwagon and I think it's fun. I love the bold, graphic lines and statement that it makes in a room! {Ikea rug} I painted the rug white and then used my favorite color these days -- … [Read more...]