Nothing says home better than a colorful welcome mat that greets you at the door. Learn how to make your own custom, DIY Welcome Mat here. all you need is a mat, some paint, and some tape. Decorating Your Home
If I ever feel like getting into weaving again: Make a rug loom with PVC pipe. Weave around top/bottom and sides of PVC to keep the weaving from pulling in. When done, just take apart the PVC and slip off the rug. What a great idea from Pink In Mind.
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