Paint-a-rug-on-the-floor, a quick overview of how to paint a rug on the floor. full tutorial follows: i chose to use the flor rug design since it made the painting process doable and use the colors from the dash & albert rugs i love so much for the color choices. flor rugs are made by putting squares of carpet together to get a custom look and size rug.. Satin is the most suitable for a painted rug as real rugs don't have a high gloss finish. however, it is perfectly acceptable to match the finish with the existing finish on the rest of the floor...., faux fabric technique using paint and steel wool pad to add a faux fabric technique to a faux painted rug, mix one part paint extender with four parts paint, and mix well. pour the extended paint into a tray, remove excess and begin rolling onto the area in small sections..
I painted this rug on my mudroom floor about 14 years ago. i call it my antique rug nowadays as as it is getting a little shabby. the hardwood floor in this room is going to be re -done soon and the rug will have to be sanded off for refinishing., dip a small brush or roller into paint and begin painting inside the lines created by the painter's tape. be careful not to drip paint on the areas of the rug that are to be left unpainted. use acrylic fabric paint for softer synthetic rugs, as it dries to a more flexible finish. latex paint can be used on flatter rugs..
using paint leftover from trim on the house i rolled it right on the floor with a roller. you can use any kind of paint for the rug as long as the first layer (in my case the gray) is porch/floor paint., paint a floor rug if painting the entire floor with stenciled patterns sounds like a lot of work then maybe a painted rug will do. you don’t have to cover a large area to produce the most unusual and beautiful effect. just paint a small rug on your wood floor and it will change the look of your room tremendously..
This video will show you how to paint and stain a rug to match your decor. i love the way they turned out. they tie the whole room together.