Project Overview

Create a warm welcome for your guests at Christmas time with this festive door mat. These are really easy to decorate and you can be as creative as you like. Continue to step-by-step instructions

Step by Step Instructions

1 Tape up your mat
2 Paint your tree tops
3 Paint the tree trunks
4 Leave it to dry
  • Step 1. Tape up your mat

    Lay your door mat on a table or workbench and use the masking tape to make different size triangles. Spread them out across the mat in a pattern or randomly.

  • Step 2. Paint your tree tops

    Once your triangles are all taped up, you’re ready to start painting the tree tops. Colour in all your triangles with the green craft paint. When it’s dry, you can peel off the tape. 

  • Step 3. Paint the tree trunks

    Now use the brown paint to create your tree trunks under each tree. You don’t need tape for this, just line them up in the middle of your triangle and paint a square.

  • Step 4. Leave it to dry

    All you need to do now is let the paint dry and there you have it, your very own festive door mat.

Health & Safety

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint Test.
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