Make a statement in any room with a fun and easy DIY braided or rope rug. Perfect for indoor or outdoor decor, a rug can be a perfect accessory for adding some style.
Braided rugs and rope rugs can be made from just about any material, natural or synthetic, often giving tired old t-shirts and worn out ropes a second life as a rug.
There are many shapes and styles of braided and rope rugs. Here are just some of the various styles and strategies for making them.
Circular braided rug made from old jersey cotton bed sheets.
Arrange the braided rope into an oval for a longer or wider rope rug.
Rectangular braided rug using up-cycled fabric. One method is to sew individual braids together, then glue the strands to a fabric backing for increased stability.
Instead of braiding the old bed sheet, use it as a accent to the rope rug, as seen here for a beachy vibe.