totally want to make this and put it in a red room, to be like the "red room" on twin peaks.

totally want to make this and put it in a red room, to be like the "red room" on twin peaks.

I've made so many of these over the years. Hand painted rugs on canvas.  Inexpensive, and you can paint to your liking.  Polyurathaned, they are indestructible and mop-friendly.

I've made so many of these over the years. Hand painted rugs on canvas. Inexpensive, and you can paint to your liking. Polyurathaned, they are indestructible and mop-friendly.

Antique White Trellis on Black Background 2' x by EclecticUpcycle, $75.00

Antique White Trellis on Black Background 2' x by EclecticUpcycle, $75.00

Use liquid acrylics, thin w/water to consistency of cream) & flat brushes. you can mix tints: titanium white w/lighter shades, add a dab of burnt umber for an earthy tint. for a warm, neutral , paint canvas w/a wash of titanium buff (1 tB mixed w/4 cups water.  don't skimp on amounts; to paint a solid color on a door-size canvas, you'll need about 2 cups. Use airtight jars to store the colors you've blended.

Making Canvas Rugs

Use liquid acrylics, thin w/water to consistency of cream) & flat brushes. you can mix tints: titanium white w/lighter shades, add a dab of burnt umber for an earthy tint. for a warm, neutral , paint canvas w/a wash of titanium buff (1 tB mixed w/4 cups water. don't skimp on amounts; to paint a solid color on a door-size canvas, you'll need about 2 cups. Use airtight jars to store the colors you've blended.

Roll 3 coats of WATER based varathane onto a COTTON tablecloth. Add rug backing, and Voila! - An indoor/outdoor stain resistant floor cloth

Roll 3 coats of WATER based varathane onto a COTTON tablecloth. Add rug backing, and Voila! - An indoor/outdoor stain resistant floor cloth

Simple to make and surprisingly durable, painted canvas used as a floor mat adds graphic punch to a room. One starting point: Choosing printed designs and photocopy them. (Photo: E. Spencer Toy)

Simple to make and surprisingly durable, painted canvas used as a floor mat adds graphic punch to a room. One starting point: Choosing printed designs and photocopy them. (Photo: E. Spencer Toy)

Love the look of the black/white mat on the painted white floor...could do this with a painted floor cloth.

Love the look of the black/white mat on the painted white floor...could do this with a painted floor cloth.

This floor cloth has been on this kitchen floor for nearly 10 years and it has held up beautifully!

This floor cloth has been on this kitchen floor for nearly 10 years and it has held up beautifully!

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