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3 Ways to Create DIY Doormats

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3 Ways to Create DIY Doormats

Customizing a doormat for your front door may seem like a complicated process but really it's just about having the right tools & learning a new technique.

Today we are going to look at 3 different ways you can stencil a doormat. 

The most important part of your DIY doormat project is the design. It needs to be easy to cut with your Cricut Maker/Explore, Silhouette CAMEO, or other favorite die cutting machine. And easy to read! You want legible letters & designs that you can easily stencil or spray paint.

The So Fontsy Doormat Bundle has the perfect cut files for a no-fail DIY doormat project.

It includes 35 easy-to-cut designs & 5 mockups to welcome your guests AND express your sense of humor, for only 33¢ each!

1. HTV Stencil with Spray Paint

Using HTV, heat transfer vinyl, with a heat press is the first technique we'd like to share with you.

The blank doormat is from Target. You can also find them here: Natural Coco Coir Outdoor Doormat

Cut the design out of HTV to create your stencil. We used the Come In We Are Awesome cut file from the Doormat BundlePress your design at 305˚ - heat transfer vinyl will stick to the doormat and give you nice clean, crisp lines. It also comes off very easily.

Tape the edges of your stencil and cover the area where you are working to avoid overspray.

Spray paint the stencil in a well ventilated area.

Remove the HTV stencil & spray with an outdoor clear sealer


2. Vinyl Stencil with Acrylic Paint

Cut the design out of adhesive vinyl to create your stencil.

We used the Hope You Like Cats cut file from the Doormat Bundle. You will also need painter's tape, stencil brushes & acrylic paints to re-create this easy project!

Check out this video to see the entire process or read this blog post on how to make DIY doormats with vinyl.

 

3. Freezer Paper Stencil with Acrylic Paint

Freezer paper & the Cricut Easy Press Mini for the win! Using the steps shown in this video + stencil brush + acrylic paint to create a super-easy, DIY doormat to greet your guests in style. The Welcome to Our Home cut file can be found in the Doormat Bundle.

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So now it's time for you to create your own DIY doormat! Grab the Doormat Bundle before it retires & start crafting.

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