When you think about it, your front door is really the first piece of personality your guests get to see at your home. With that in mind, you should probably take advantage of the doormat and make a statement ;) This DIY was inspired by all the funny doormats that have surfaced over the past couple of months. College girls — we think these are a must for you. Set them up in front of your dorm door to let everyone get a taste of your quirky personality.


Materials + Tools:


— stencils

— paint

— paintbrush



1. Choose a funny phrase and set up your stencils on your doormat.

2. Fill in with acrylic paint, then remove the stencil and touch up the edges if need be.


Stencils are the perfect way to make cohesive letters with equal spacing. Set them out on the mat before you start painting to make sure everything is correct.


This mat is going to see a lot of dirty feet, so make sure to really paint on the letters. We used wall paint and gave it about two layers.


Beware — a party animal is inside (aka a really cute pup!).


We had so many ideas for a funny doormat that we had to make two :) Don’t be afraid to ditch the stencils and take a stab at some hand lettering.


The pink didn’t show up as brightly as we had hoped so we went back to highlight with a thin white line.


The mat ended up having a large empty space so we filled it in with a taco illustration (duh).


Yes, yes, yes! Tacos all day every day.


Some other options are:

— Home is where the free wifi is

— Hey, what’s up, hello

— Donut show up empty handed

— Netflix + chill zone

— Now entering: nappers paradise


B+C readers, meet Pablo Escobar — the newest dog model in our B+C family. He is four months old and is ready to start molding his modeling career.

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DIY Production and Styling: Kelly Bryden
Photography: Chris Andre and Kurt Andre

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