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Kmart hack: DIY Christmas mat

Kmart hack: DIY Christmas mat

There is just 8 weeks until Christmas so it’s time to start bringing that festive cheer into our homes.

Today we’re going to show you how to turn a bland jute Kmart door mat into a Nordic-inspired festive mat using little more than some black paint and a stencil.

Items you will need:

  • Door mat (we bought ours from Kmart)
  • Black paint (we used Impact by Haymes)
  • Paint brush
  • Cardboard or other thick material as stencil
  • Pen
  • Scissors
Items you will need
Items you will need


1. Make your stencil by cutting out your Christmas tree shape. We used a thick piece of felt but would recommend cardboard as a better option.

Cut out Christmas shape

2. Paint several Christmas trees randomly on the face of the mat. Consider clustering several trees together to create a forest feel.

Paint christmas trees

3. Paint the border of the mat in two coats of black paint to finish the look.

Close up of mat

Kmart hack DIY Christmas mat

Tip: watch out for wet paint as it’s difficult to remove unwanted paint from jute.

What do you think of this easy Kmart hack? Will you make a festive door mat for your home?



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