Paige Hemmis shows you how to make your home more welcoming with this DIY.


  • Door mat
  • Black paint (can use artist acrylic paint)
  • Painters tape
  • Paintbrush/sponge
  • Stencil (OPTION: If you want to customize even more, you can use your printer and some contact paper. You would also need a utility knife and small pins.)
  • Weather proofing spray

DIY Welcoming Mats - Home & Family


1. Choose your inspirational mantra or welcome message.

2. Arrange stencil letters on your mat into your words of inspiration and tape to keep in place.

3. Using a sponge dab a generous amount of black paint inside the stencil to get full

4. Remove stencil to reveal your inspirational design.

5. Set aside and allow to dry.

6. Spray mat with a weather proofing spray to protect your welcome mat from the elements.

7. Lay at your front door and inspire everyone that comes into your home!

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