Friday, January 29, 2016

Tutorial - How to Dress Up a Welcome Mat
A fresh way to add color and cuteness to a cheap black rubber mat
Tutorial at Hands On Workshop Blog

"A front door mat is called a “Welcome mat” for a reason. It’s one of the first things people see when arriving at your door.  If you need something serviceable but inviting, here’s a fresh way to add colour and cuteness to a cheap black rubber mat. It’s a way to say “Welcome”, without the words.  The flowers and leaves woven into this mat are made from old kids’ singlets. You can use any type of jersey cotton but stretch cotton material is necessary to weave around the holes easily. We used singlets for the flowers and an old T-shirt for the green leaves (because we had no green singlets). The rubber mat with circular holes came from Bunnings* for less than $10".... Read more

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