I’ve been working away at this small space and am pretty happy with how it’s turning out! It’s been a series of sometimes big, sometimes small DIY projects.
Basically, the front door has so little clearance over the floor that every time it swings into the entryway, it drags that little rug with it. Sometimes the rug would get caught under the door and have to be kicked aside so the door could close. The poor rug was perpetually askew and abused.
Placemats! Woven out of a really durable, wipe-clean plastic and super thin. And the perfect dark grey with masculine stripes to fit Andrew’s taste. And just $2.50 each! Huzzah!
Then cut a thin, non-slip rug pad to fit underneath and laid the mat in place!
Since we already have a carpeted hallway leading up to our door and a doormat just outside, this floormat is really just decorative. The placemats don’t have enough texture to scrape dirt off your shoes, but it stays in place and anchors the space nicely.
And the best part? No more rug-door tug-o-war =)
Target’s kitchen/dining area has really been winning lately! (see this cute kitchen towel doing a cheeky turn in my bathroom). Take a stroll through it next time you’re there browsing for home decor and you may be pleasantly surprised =)