1.) How to make an area rug out of remnant carpet - Fun Cheap or Free: 2.) http://house185.wordpress.com/2013/02/06/how-to-turn-a-carpet-remnant-into-a-rug/ 1.) http://funcheaporfree.com/2012/03/savvy-saturday-projects-make-your-own/
If you're not into putting out the cash for pricey rug pads, try this quick hardware store trick instead. It's sure to keep things in place without a large investment, which is especially great for thrifted or Craigslist finds! It's fast, efficient and best of all — inexpensive!