There’s nothing cuter than a custom, handmade door mat at the front door to welcome family and guests. Here’s how to make a door mat with a Cricut!

How to make a door mat with a Cricut

This blog post is part of a seasonal blog hop – Seasonal Simplicity – hosted by The Happy Housie. Make sure to check out all of the other Fall DIY ideas from my blogging friends linked at the bottom of this post!

How to make a door mat with a Cricut

I wanted a cute front door mat for Fall on my porch, but didn’t want to pay a ton of money for it. Using a $2 rug from Dollarama and my Cricut, I made this fun “Autumn Vibes” door mat that I totally love!

Watch my YouTube video below to see learn how to make this front door mat + how we decorated our front porch for Fall:</h2

Here’s how to make a door mat with Cricut

Don’t have a Cricut or another cutting machine? Here’s how to make a front door mat without one.

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Materials:

Instructions:

How to make a door mat with a Cricut

Access this Design Space project file and cut it onto stencil vinyl with your Cricut.

How to make a door mat with a Cricut

Weed out the letters from the vinyl sheets.

How to make a door mat with a Cricut

Trim the inner edges of the vinyl sheets with scissors so that the letters match when the sheets are placed together.

How to make a door mat with a Cricut

Apply transfer tape to the sheets (ensuring the edges are lined up), and remove the backing from the vinyl.

How to make a door mat with a Cricut

Center the design on top of the door mat, press the vinyl down, and gently remove the transfer tape.

How to make a door mat with a Cricut

Apply black paint in a dabbing motion to the stencil with a stencil brush. You will need 2-3 coats of paint.

How to make a door mat with a Cricut    

Once the paint is dry, remove the vinyl stencil. Finish the mat with a protective coat of Varathane polyurethane spray.

How to make a door mat with a Cricut

Enjoy your cheerful Fall front door mat!

Now it’s time for more Fall DIY ideas from my blogging friends. Click on each link below to go to the projects.

DIY Fall Acrylic Abstract Landscape Painting at The Happy Housie

Five Fun Fall Arrangements at Finding Silver Pennies

How to Make a Dried Floral Wreath at the Tattered Pew

DIY Painted Pumpkins that Look Like Cement at Modern Glam

How to Make a Doormat with a Cricut at The DIY Mommy

DIY Fall Sign at Clean & Scentsible

Scrap Wood Fall Pumpkins at Tatertots and Jello

Macrame Garland at Life is a Party

DIY Abstract Art Our Best Tips at The Handmade Home

Modern Fall Lunaria Wreath at This is Simplicite

Painted Mason Jars at Dans le Lakehouse

Fall Macrame Wreath at Place of My Taste

Easy DIY Fall Shelf Decor at Cherished Bliss

DIY Glitter Pumpkins at Lolly Jane

DIY Rustic Fall Flower Arrangement at Pretty Life in the Suburbs

How to Make a Handmade Clay Bead Garland at My Sweet Savannah

DIY Rustic Wood Centerpiece Box at She Gave it a Go

How to Make a Fall Wall Hanging at Cassie Bustamante

Elegant Fall Flower Arrangement at Rambling Renovators

Blush Fall Hoop Wreath Tutorial at Chrissy Marie Blog

DIY Blue and White Chinoiserie Pumpkins at Jennifer Maune