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Published on August 9th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


A "Hello" mat is the new "Welcome" mat!

Materials: HESSUM door mat

Description: To dress up a plain HESSUM door mat, I used leftover latex paint and a stencil I made on my computer to add this cute “Hello” design. I finished the hack by spraying the design with Scotch Gard protectant spray. It only took me a couple of hours and it was easy and inexpensive!

You can download the stencil design I made here and use it too.

See more of the hello Hessum mat.

~ Christina Dennis, Alberta, Canada

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

7 Responses to A "Hello" mat is the new "Welcome" mat!

  1. Kate says:

    That’s lovely! And thanks for the stencil. :)

  2. Love this! Especially the color (and matching shoes!).

    Erin @ The Great Indoors

  3. Thanks for the kind comments, everyone! It was a simple project and I love my little “hello” mat at the front door!

  4. Elizabeth says:

    Pretty cool. I think it looks great!

  5. What a brilliant idea! The best way to make an original design for a welcome mat. So simple, I think I will be trying this one :)

  6. How cool! It look great, what a DIY

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