DIY Welcome Mat Ideas

One super simple, très inexpensive way to contribute to your home’s curb appeal, is via a cute doormat. Your doormat not only serves a practical purpose on those dreaded muddy days, but it also inadvertently sets the tone for guests upon entrance to your home. If the tone you wish to set is “creative DIY-er” keep reading for five fun, feet-worthy ideas.

Fruit-inspired
This idea is as economical as it is imaginative. Simply cut a circular doormat in half – aka, “two mats for the price of one.”
What you’ll need: a circular rug, spray paint, kraft paper, plastic sheet, coins, a Sharpie

Photo Source: thehousethatlarsbuilt.com

Click Here for details and instructions. http://thehousethatlarsbuilt.com/2013/04/weekend-project-fruit-welcome-mats.html/

Painted Pineapples
In keeping with the theme of fruit, is this totally trendy, tropically-inspired pineapple rug, courtesy of Babble.
What you’ll need: all purpose sponge, yellow and green acrylic paint, paper plates, plain doormat

Photo Source: babble.com

Click Here for details and instructions. https://www.babble.com/crafts-activities/diy-pineapple-doormat/

Woven Rope
DIY this sturdy, rustic doormat and get a great forearm workout in the process!
What you’ll need: 100 feet of 1/2″ rope, electrical tape, rubber or garden gloves

Photo Source: gardenista.com

Click Here for details and instructions. https://www.gardenista.com/posts/diy-woven-rope-door/

Colorful Wood Slats
Embrace the rainbow with this sturdy wooden welcome mat, which can be made for approximately $40.00.
What you’ll need: Three 2” x 2” x 30” wood slats, eight ½” x 2” x 4 feet wood slats, wood paint

Photo Source: onegoodthingbyjillee.com

Click Here for details and instructions.

Written by Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance website content writer based in Toronto.

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