Watch my video to see how to apply the stencil material to your diy door mat.
Diy spray paint welcome mat.
See the before and after and how this outdoor welcome mat has held up over the years.
Just fill in with paint.
I did spray the whole mat as well just to make sure i had lots of extra coverage.
But we do not have a front porch and the mat was always exposed to the elements snow rain etc and it started to fade after a while.
I went over mine 5 times with a light spray.
I spray painted my diy custom welcome mat using and it has lasted for all types of weather.
I find that a number of layers of light paint work a lot better than 1 or 2 thick heavy coats.
I definitely suggest buying a pack of cheap sponges for this stage of the project.
Place your mat down on a spray paint friendly surface and then block off the areas you don t want to get blasted.
Sealer will help your painted door mat last longer.
Skip the mod podge as it turns white when it gets wet.
My mat held up pretty well for about 3 months.
Using brush strokes got little tiny dots of paint everywhere.
Welcome mats are so fun for the holidays.
Finn suggested i use a scrub brush to really work the paint down in there.
Apply your stencil material to your door mat.
Spray several light coats.
Spray paint your bats black and your moon white.
I used the krylon clear polyurethane spray and made sure it was for outdoors.
Paint your door mat.
When you re done painting peel the stencil off and let the paint dry for as long as your bottle indicates.
Spray your mat several times letting the paint dry between sprays.
If you are using a light color of paint use a light color of sharpie another quick tip.
That man is a genius it totally worked.
After painting my first stripe i quickly realized that i needed a way to get the paint down into the fibers of the rug.
Supplies to paint a recycled rubber outdoor mat recycled rubber outdoor mat available at the home depot paint we used acrylic paint it comes 24 jars in a box from walmart in the craft department these were much cheaper than buying sample bottles or quarts of paint but if you are doing less colors you will need to buy larger bottles.
Make a simple and fun diy halloween doormat for your home with spray paint.
And i have the shirt to prove it i ended up making a cactus one door mat no stencil.
Seal your door mat.
Dab the paint on.
It does dry back to almost clear but it s not amazing looking when wet follow along on the e.
I used almost the entire bottle of black paint.
If you use folk art outdoor acrylic paint let it dry for 48 hours before setting the mat out.