DIY: T-Shirt Rug

October 1, 2019 | by jessica robbins

I wanted to find a cool DIY for you and your teen to create together. After much research, I came across the idea of using old t-shirts to create a cute rug for your teen’s bedroom, bathroom, or dorm room. Let's dive in and have some fun!


  • 10-12 XL t-shirts
  • Hula-hoop
  • Scissors


1. Select a color palette, and then head to a second-hand store to buy t-shirts. I bought all of mine at Goodwill. 

Place the rug in your teen’s room and enjoy. I loved mine so much I put it on my table and placed a plant on it. This fun DIY can be done while watching a movie, or while snuggling up on the couch talking with your teen. The important part is that you are together and having fun! 

Originally printed in the October 2019 issue of Simply Family Magazine

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