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DIY Welcome Pineapple Doormat

A step-by-step tutorial on how to make personalized doormats, like this DIY welcome pineapple doormat.

With the weather getting warmer, its time to make things pretty outdoors. This can be done by adding some curb appeal to the exterior of your home, and it doesn’t have to be a significant project, but an easy project can make a big difference, like personalized doormats. Here is how you can create a DIY welcome doormat that has a pineapple.

DIY welcome pineapple doormat

Also, welcome to this months At Home DIY challenge! Every month for the whole year, I am participating in a different challenge, and this month it’s “Make It Pretty Outdoors challenge.” After my how-to tutorial there is a link to 30+ other DIY home bloggers projects, so be sure to check those out.

Now back to how to create a custom welcome doormat.

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What’s the cost to create a personalized pineapple welcome doormat?

Like always, I want you to have an idea of what it costs to create the project and today it’s a DIY welcome pineapple doormat.

For this exact mat, the cost will be around $20. It will be less if your materials are on sale or if you use less paint. The cost really depends on your personalized doormats design.

If you do not want to DIY a welcome doormat yourself, I did find my pineapple doormat inspiration from a bunch of sellers on Etsy, so be sure to check there!

Now let’s talk about the supplies and tools I used to create my pineapple welcome mat.

Custom Welcome Doormat with a Pineapple

SUPPLIES:

TOOLS:

  • ruler
  • foam paint brushes
  • pins (holds the stencil in place)
  • painters tape

Find the list of tools we use.

SIDE NOTE: You can find a printable supply/tool list at the bottom of the post!

After gathering your supplies, you’re ready to create your own pineapple doormat.

supplies needed to DIY welcome doormat

STEP 1: ARRANGE YOUR STENCILS

The letters that will be used for this doormat are W-E-L-C-M-E(again). The O will be the pineapple for this mat! Arrange the letters onto the mat.

TIP: I used another letter stencil in place of where the pineapple and second E will be, this way my spacing would be correct.

I placed the bottom of the stencil 2-1/2″ away from the mats edge.

Once the letteres arranged on the mat where you want them, pin the stencil to the mat to keep it from moving around. Complete this step for each letter stencil.

SIDE NOTE: I started with only two pins per stencil but I would recommend a pin for every corner, four per stencil.

arrange letters for personalized doormat

STEP 2: PAINT THE WELCOME LETTERS ON THE DOORMAT

Once the letter stencils are secured to the mat, paint each letter with black acrylic outdoor paint. You will want to dab the paint onto the mat.

Let the first coat dry according to the paint bottle then apply a second coat to the letters.

painting black letters for welcome doormat

Once the second coat has dried, place the E stencil in the second location and paint the letter the same way. In the meantime, you can move to the next step.

STEP 3: PAINT THE PINEAPPLE ONTO THE DOORMAT

After the letters have dried (the C & M), you can then place the pineapple stencil into place, again using pins to pin it to the mat. Then use some painter tape to tape off the top section of the pineapple because you will paint the bottom section first.

SIDE NOTE: If you want the stencil to transfer exactly, you will need to adhere the stencil to the mat with an adhesive. I didn’t use one and I am still happy with the finished product.

Then paint the bottom section of the pineapple with the yellow outdoor paint, again dabbing to apply it.

TIP: You can use a Q-tip to help you paint!

painting pineapple onto doormat

After the first coat has dried you can then apply a second coat.

SIDE NOTE: You can apply the second coat of black paint to the letter E now too.

Once the second coat has dried, remove the tape from the top section of the pineapple. Then tape the bottom section of the pineapple to keep the paint off the bottom section.

pply a coat of green outdoor paint to the top section of the pineapple, again dabbing with a foam brush.

green and yellow pineapple on doormat

After the first coat of green paint has dried, apply the final coat of paint to the pineapple.

Then after the paint has completely dried remove the stencils from the doormat and place your personalized mat wherever you want. My welcome doormat has found a home on our front porch!

welcome doormat

Now be sure to look through the other projects from 30+ other DIY bloggers as part of this month’s challenge, there could be the perfect tutorial there for your next outdoor transformation.

See more Make It Pretty Outdoor Projects

Yield: one welcome mat

DIY Personalized Doormats

DIY welcome pineapple doormat

Add personalized​ doormats​ to your front porch or home with this DIY tutorial on how to make​ pineapple welcome doormats.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Active Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $20

Materials

Tools

  • ruler
  • foam paint brushes
  • pins (holds the stencil in place)
  • painters tape

Instructions

  1. Arrange letter stencils onto the mat.
  2. Dab outdoor paint onto the stencil then let the paint dry.
  3. Place the pineapple stencil onto the mat.
  4. Paint the bottom of the stencil then let it dry.
  5. Paint the top section of the pineapple, let it dry.
  6. Enjoy your personalized doormat.
how to make a welcome pineapple doormat

10 Comments

    1. Thank you, Cindy!

  1. I am a sucker for stenciling and I love this sproject- the pineapple gives just the right POP to say hello to summer as she peeks her head around the corner. :)

    1. Thanks, Christine!!

  2. Cute cute cute! I LOVE pineapples, especially in home decor. You welcome mat is just perfect for Summer. Thanks for the tutorial.

    1. Thanks Meegan, I am glad to hear that I am not the only one that LOVES pineapples!!

    1. Thanks, Jamie!

  3. I have a special place for pineapple in my heart (and stomach haha) so I love this so much!

    1. I have a special place for it too!!

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