CRAFTY DIY enthusiasts have discovered how to transform a cheap rug into a stunning cushion in just minutes.
If you're on the lookout for easy hacks to zhuzh up your home without breaking the bank, best get planning a trip to IKEA, as there's a DIY trick that's gone viral on social media.
One craft fan recently revealed how she managed to turn a plain rug into a gorgeous cushion for her bed – and it cost her less than a fiver.
According to @kjg_home, who shared the easy tutorial on TikTok, she first came across the trick on the video-sharing platform and decided to give it a go.
We're obsessed with the final product, so here's how she did it…
For this, she showed in the video, all you need is the flatwoven SORTSO rug by IKEA, which retails for £3.99, hot glue gun, as well as polyester pillow stuffing.
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First, start by folding the beige rug into your desired shape – the DIY fan folded in half and repeated the process again.
Once she had made it into a rectangle, the whizz grabbed the glue gun and began to fix one of the ends together.
Make sure to first put the stuffing inside before gluing the second end together.
And voila, after the glue had dried, the DIY cushion was complete and it looked stunning on her bed.
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''Saw this on Tik Tik and had to share! So simple but looks great,'' the craft whizz wrote in the caption.
It seems that it's not just the team at Fabulous that are obsessed with the results – fans on social media couldn't get enough of it either.
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''This is genius,'' one viewer exclaimed.
Another was just as impressed, writing: ''OMGOOOSH U ARE TOO GOOD!''
Others, however, pointed out to potential downfalls, with one wondering: ''glue?? really?? how do you wash it?? why don't you sew it??''
Someone else agreed, suggesting: ''Use fabric glue! can be washed in cold.''
But making sure your house smells nice is just as important – and now TikTok fans have discovered a 20p hack that will make any room smell fab for days on end.
Emily May (@emilymay_interior), from Leicestershire, took to Instagram to share the simple – and inexpensive trick – with her 87k followers.
''It's basically free and keeps your home smelling incredible for days,'' the mum-of-two claimed in her video.
Demonstrating the step-by-step tutorial, Emily first started by filling up a spray bottle with lukewarm water.
Once the bottle's halfway full, chuck in your favourite fabric softener – this will add that lovely scent.
Then Emily proceeded to add the star of the show – a shot of vodka.
This boozy beverage, she explained, will keep the DIY concoction fresh and will also minimise any residue.
To complete the mixture, the savvy mum poured in a a tablespoon of baking soda.
Sharing the hack, Emily said this kitchen staple does wonders when it comes to absorbing any nasty odours lingering around.
Give the scented spray a ''really, really good shake'' and you're ready to go – spray it on the sofa, carpets, faux plants and faux flowers or any old throws.
The inexpensive spray can also be used on rugs, bedding, in the car, on the curtains and – the best part – even on cuddly Pooh Bears, the mum chuckled.
Impressed social media users flocked to the comments to share their thoughts, with one joking and finding another bonus: ''Ooh, I bet it smells beaut.
''You could have a cheeky vodka shot whilst making it too.''
However, whilst many tagged their pals and thanked Emily for the hack, others pointed out to the potential dangers of this trick.
''The fabric softener is making absolutely everything you’re spraying it on a fire hazard,''a viewer said.
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''I used to do this until I found that out, ur [your] house would go up in no time!''
Another agreed, warning: ''Fabric softener is flammable so if you were unfortunate enough to have a fire it would be uncontrollable.''
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