I’ve felt so inspired by textured furniture lately and have been wanting to have a go at making my own.
When I unexpectedly found these mini rugs at Bunnings I had the best idea to make them in to a console. By using only 3 simple materials – these rugs, some cardboard cylinders and a piece of pine – I was able to make a beautifully textured rug console. So simple and easy, yet so effective!
- 4 x Mini Rugs
- Cardboard cylinder (cut into two 75cm lengths)
- A piece of Pine
- A Staple gun
How to make a rug console:
I started by cutting down the cardboard cylinder to console height (75 cm) using a jigsaw and then laid them down on top of a rug each so that the stripes on the rug were running horizontally.
I then stapled down the edge of the rug using a staple gun and rolled the cylinder over the rest of the rug until the whole cylinder was covered by the rug. I proceeded to fold under the edge of the rug, and then stapled it down, ensuring that all of the carboard was covered.
After this, I laid down the other 2 rugs so that the stripes were running vertically and matched up the colour of the stripe in the middle (you may have to trim one rug down a little bit). I then placed the piece of pine on top and pulled over the edges of the rug, stapling it down to the underside of the pine. Finally, I glued the legs on to the top piece.
This project is in collaboration with Bunnings.