Tuesday, February 5, 2013

DIY: Faux Bear Skin Rug


Since the main floor of our house is all hardwood, we've had to dive full on into the world of fuzzy socks with those grippy dots on the bottom, house slippers, and rugs.

The Bean's room {toes} especially needed some warmth.
It's a vast sea of cold for someone who wants to, but can't, wear footed pajamas 24-7.  
Originally, I made a few of those knock-off Ikea sheepskin rugs to throw in there.
But those are white. 
And the Bean is the Bean.
I might as well hand him one to use as toilet paper, cause life around here is nowhere near a clean, white, Ikea magazine. 

Hence, the deepdarkdarkinexpensivelyaestheticallypleasingblack bear skin rug! 

My feet kind of want one too. 



< Three yards of fabric will make two good sized rugs. {I bought mine at JoAnn's with a 50% off coupon}
< Seal the edges with a hot glue gun, or fabric glue to prevent future shedding. {Dritz Fray Check}
< Feeling super domestic? Line the back with a non-slip grip pad. 


{Bon Bon}


The Little Flapper said...

Baby Bean's room is coming together so nicely. You're so such a great mommy to put this together for him. BTW I hope I look half as gorgeous as you after having a child. Seriously.

P.S. How is the packing going for Fashion Week?

Angela said...

What a great idea!! The idea of a real fur akin rug creeps me out, but I love the faux-skin look.

JanM ♥ said...

I love this! :)

I'm having a giveaway on my blog if you're interested. :)

chrissy said...

Adorable! Thanks for sharing!

Jenna S said...

Love this! Great way to make an affordable rug :)

Jessica Holly said...

totally going to try this! Look at us both being so domestic today!

Leigh said...

I"m totally making this ASAP. I'll let you know how it turns out! :)

Lana and Chris McCoy said...

Ohhh, I wish I could see how it all looks now! Ps - have a BLAST in NYC! Yeah girl trip!

Hannah said...

Love this!

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Michaela said...

Look at you Mrs. Crafty! Love this! :)

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mariana said...

This is such a great idea. Love it!!

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Oh dear, oh dear - I've just discovered your blog and I absolutely LOVE IT! You are such an adorable couple! And your little bubba is super cute!

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amanda said...

What a great idea! I love this and want floor space so I can do it! Thanks for the idea!!

-Amanda @ iffleyroad.blogspot

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Kira said...

Fun idea! No way a white rug would fly around here either.

Naomi said...

Bon! I love this idea... I might copy you in the future.

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