With summer upon us, we鈥檙e feeling the聽irresistible urge to add a punch of聽color to our聽bedroom.聽Instead聽of spending a small fortune for a more polished look, you can聽just聽head to IKEA or recycle the pieces you already have. So, after upgrading the bedding with聽DIY pom pom pillows and a duvet, today we鈥檙e bringing you a new IKEA hack聽and DIYing a colorful tassel rug.聽We love how this easy project聽adds a聽welcoming, cozy and fresh touch to our space!

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Materials and Tools:

Ikea Tanum rug

鈥 yarn


鈥 scissors

鈥 needle

鈥 thread

Step (1)

1. Wrap the聽yarn around the pot.

2. Cut a聽five-inch piece of yarn and set aside.

3. Wrap the five-inch string around the full bundle of yarn, then tie a knot to create the head of the tassel.

4.聽Cut the bottom of the yarn as shown above.

5. Trim the ends to your liking.

6. Repeat to make many more tassels.

7. Hand stitch the tassels all along the rug鈥檚 top and bottom edge.

step 2

First, wrap the聽yarn around the pot (or anything sturdy enough to keep the yarn in place like聽a jar, a notebook, etc.). Then cut a five-inch piece of yarn and wrap it around the bundle to create the head of the tassel. Finally, cut the bottom of the yarn and trim the ends to your liking.聽Use the same technique to create another nine聽tassels, then聽hand stitch them聽all along Tanum鈥檚 top and bottom edge. Ta-da! That鈥檚 it.

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Today we used聽these colorful聽tassels to spruce up a simple rug, but we could also see them聽being used as pillows. Really, the possibilities are endless :)

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