A beautiful rug can transform the space completely but as it is a versatile decor piece, it can be just as expensive. That is, unless you make one yourself from inexpensive materials. We love DIY projects and advocate making things for your home yourself, not only to save money but enrich it with creativity to, so today’s article is all about making your own awesome rug.

We have 13 very easy DIY rug design ideas for you to start making your own rug even if you haven’t done anything like it before. The majority of them don’t even require sewing.

DIY Shag Rag Rug

Make this shag rug from scrap fabric. Though it will take you a few days to finish it, it is a straightforward process that doesn’t even require sewing.

Denim Rug from Old Jeans

If you have some old jeans that you haven’t thrown away yet, you can make this wonderful rug from the denim fabric.

Crochet Rug from Old T-shirts

Old t-shirts always stack up and you can put them to good use by making this awesome crochet rug from the fabric.

DIY Braided Rug

You can make this wonderful braided rug from just about any fabric you can find.

DIY Kilim Rug

The pattern Kilim rugs make wonderful accents and you can make one yourself too. Here’s how.

Painted Rug Inspired by West Elm

If you’re one for inexpensive knock-offs for penny on the dollar, follow this tutorial to make make yourself one inspired by West Elm pattern rugs. A rug like this can anchor your living room perfectly positioned against a sofa or under a coffee table.

Creative Cut Out Rug

Let’s get creative with this tutorial for a cut out rug in any shape you like.

DIY Faux Cowhide Rug

DIY Faux Cowhide Rug

Tutorial: thediymommy.com

Cowhide rugs add a wonderful pattern as a decor piece and you don’t have to spend a fortune on one.

DIY Outdoor Rug

Don’t forget your patio and make a beautiful rug for the outside as well.

Pom Pom Rug

#DIY Pom Pom Rug! #homedecor @istandarddesign

Tutorial: babble.com

It’s soft and fluffy – just the kind of rug you might need to warm up your decor. You can make one quite easily from yarn.

DIY Rope Rug

Use some rope to make this wonderful rug for the outside entryway or inside. It will make a brilliant accent by adding new texture to your decor.

DIY Faux Fur Rug

As expensive as it looks, you can actually make a faux fur rug quite easily yourself from much cheaper materials.

Table Cloth Rug

Table cloth fabric usually comes in beautiful patterns that you may want to use for a rug. You absolutely can do it.

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