Eco-Friendly and DIY Bathroom Mat Ideas

Does your loo need a little pick-me-up? These great eco-friendly bath mats are a great way to give your bathroom a facelift without spending a fortune.

Plastic Bag

DIY Plastic Bag Bathmat Pattern

Ironing plastic bags together and then cutting them into strips will provide really great upcycled ‘yarn’ for a crochet bath mat. Just take care when fusing plastic bags together as they release toxic gases when heated. Do this step outside or in a very well ventilated room. Or you can use the same pattern, but cut T-shirts into strips instead.

Here are some step-by-step instructions for you:

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Upcycled towel bath rug

DIY Upcycled Towel Rug

Give old towels a new lease on life with this incredible upcycled towel bath rug by Michelle Kaufmann


DIY Stone Bathmat

Give your feet a massage with this beautiful earthy bath mat that you can make yourself.

Get the full instructions from Wonderful DIY


Organic Cotton Bath Mats

Organic Cotton Bath Mats which are sustainably created are available from Grund America. Get your selection here. They are super soft and durable too!


Nikki is an author and writer specializing in green living ideas and tips, adventure travel, upcycling, and all things eco-friendly. She's traveled the globe, swum with sharks and been bitten by a lion (fact). She lives in a tiny town with a fat cat and a very bad dog.

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