I love my oilcloth car mats! These add so much personality to my car, and I know I won’t be able to buy anything like this at a store. And the way I constructed them, I can switch out the oilcloth if I want.
Do you ever get in the mood to totally revamp and accessorize your wheels? I did. Earlier this month when I was about to embark on a road trip, I knew I had to DIY something special. I came up with these fancy fabric mats that were a cinch to put together! Here’s how I did it!
Oil Cloth Hibiscus Blue Fabric (they also have other colors and patterns!)
Set your fabric face up on a cutting mat, then set the car mat on top, also facing up. Use your craft knife to cut around the mat onto the fabric. I’d say leave about 1/8 overage, but not much more. After that, you’ll need to peel off a strip of duct tape, you can cut it lengthwise in half or leave as is. Connect the fabric to the mat by sealing the edges of both with the duct tape. Try to make the edges sleek and smooth around the corners so it looks more professional.
– Paint a design directly on the back side of the mat, seal with spray varnish!
– You could even coat with glitter spray as long as you seal it in!
– Try decoupaging facing up on the back side of the mat, seal with duct tape.