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DIY: Pottery Barn Inspired Monogrammed Doormat Tutorial

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I was working on cleaning out my garage today,
when I discovered this old door mat.
Back in the day, this mat was a very colorful summer welcome mat.
Those days are long gone.
Or so I thought.
I flipped this baby over and trimmed off the tails
and then…
I have been wanting this classy doormat from
Pottery Barn for a long time.
But at a price tag of $59.00 plus shipping,
I just couldn’t justify it.

I checked around the garage and I had the two supplies I needed:
-painters tape
-black spray paint

Awesome! Let’s do this!

I took my tape…


and made a border on the outer edge of the mat.
I then measured two inches in and placed another inside border.


Next step was to get my “T”.
I printed my letter out on card stock.
I then, very carefully cut my letter out.

I placed the letter in the center of my mat,
leaving 8½ inches on each side.


I finished up by grabbing my tape and filled the middle in.


Final step was spray painting. My favorite part!


I let it dry in the sun for about an hour.
And now I have a welcoming mat that
actually looks welcoming! 🙂


The part I like best,
the whole project cost me $0 bucks! 
How beautiful is that?!

Now I must return to cleaning my garage.



13 Comments

  1. these are totally cute. I would love if you linked the door mat up to Show Off Monday @ Kampenlane.com on Monday.

    Thanks!
    Taylor-Ann
    kampenlane.com

  2. Genius, I love this idea. i can’t wait now for springtime where I live so we’ll have the weather for some spray painting! Loving your blog 😉
    Kylie

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