To Top

Woven Place Mats as Wall Art

I always find really nice place mats at local thrift stores. I like ones made from straw, seagrass, and other materials like that. I really like the ones that are loosely woven so you can see through them. I have some round ones in a natural shade hanging vertically on my mocha brown living room walls. They look great! Velcro works well for mounting them against the wall. I also have round, black ones hanging horizontally in my dining room, side-by-side, touching each other. Looks really good with my black furniture. They cost 75 cents each for a total of $3.75 and make quite a statement!


By dusty6788 from Silver Spring, MD

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

August 24, 20100 found this helpful

What a great idea! I'm a long-time frugalista and there aren't too many tips I haven't seen before. But this is a new one. Even if you buy the mats new you could make a wall decoration for a fraction of what you might spend otherwise. And they also could easily be changed by the season, or made into a holiday decoration.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
August 24, 20100 found this helpful

Wonderful idea! One of my favorite pieces of art is a framed calendar pic of a farm scene with a barn. It's from a calendar from the early 1960s. I have moved it from state to state several times and wouldn't take a fortune for it. We just proved you don't need a lot of money to have an attractive dwelling.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
August 24, 20100 found this helpful

Yes, I have done this for years cause it is inexpensive. I would frame them for the art on them. My kids used to laught at me for doing this but I always got great complements from guests.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In These Guides
Frames on a wall.
Saving Money on Wall Art
Rustic looking bookcase.
Frugal Decorating Ideas
Picture Frames on a Wall
Decorating on a Budget
Home and Garden Home Improvement Decorating Budget DecoratingAugust 23, 2010
Repurposing Calendar Pictures
Repurposing Calendar Pictures
Young boy sitting on a step ladder cleaning a wall.
Homemade Wall Cleaner Recipes
woven palm fronds
Weaving Coconut Palm Fronds
Book Page Art
Making Framed Book Page Artwork
Mother's Day Ideas!
Easter Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/04/21 05:43:25 in 2 secs.
Loading Something Awesome!