Painting Throw Rugs

Can a throw rug be repainted? and how? I have some perfectly good throw rugs that I want to repaint. Any ideas?

By Shirley from TN

February 28, 20100 found this helpful

Yes, take them outside & spray paint them, good luck.

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March 1, 20100 found this helpful

Actually, fabric paint or dye would be a better idea, as spray paint will crack and flake off over time. :-)

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October 5, 20100 found this helpful

Yes, rugs can be painted. Use fabric paint. Apply light paint and let it dry, then reapply. It is best to shake your rugs out or vacuum with a low powered stick vacuum. I painted a chair once. Note, paint will never feel smooth like fabric.

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October 17, 20100 found this helpful


What kind of paint do you use to spray paint the rugs?

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