Spray Painted Door Mat

It’s time to start thinking about sprucing up your porch and brightening it up a bit for Spring. I made 2 mats last year out of an old black mat and a new $4 coir mat. Since they are both a little boring my first thought was to add some color by spray painting them.

Porch mats

I used the black scrolly one as a stencil for the other one. The paint color is Blue Hyacinth by Krylon. After 3 light coats I took the top mat off to reveal the bottom one.

Porch mats 3

I love all the detail and the great texture. This one is for the front door.

Close-up of Spray Painted Door Mat at ODE

And this one is for the back door. I love my spray painted door mat, both of them!

Spray Painted Mat for Back Door by ODE 1

Have you started sprucing up your porch yet?

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Christa April 3, 2013 at 6:36 am

Love it. Two ‘new’ mats with one DIY project. Great color too.
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Jacqueline R April 3, 2013 at 7:05 am

LOVE this! Can you share where you bought the two mats?

Kari April 3, 2013 at 10:14 am

Looks fantastic Leanne! I’m loving this wonderful weather we’re having so I can start sprucing my outside spaced. Thanks for the great idea-pinned :)


jani April 3, 2013 at 1:01 pm

You are so clever and creative!

Holly Waterfall April 3, 2013 at 3:18 pm

What a fabulous idea! You get 2 mats out of the project. Love it!

leanneja July 7, 2013 at 8:42 pm

The woven mat is from IKEA and the scroll mat is from Target. I’ve had them both for a few years.

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