Why didn't I think of this? Pick the size & fabric -- DIY Memory Foam Rug via the idea room, love this! Another note - memory foam rugs are beneficial to those of us who have brain injuries - no tripping and falling!
Safeguarding your rugs is as simple as pushing a paint roller. Attach a carpet shield, a plastic film similar to kitchen wrap, to a roller fitted with an extension handle, and then spread it over the carpeting,
I'm a sucker for a bold and graphic design :: Bought the plain, flat-weave IKEA Erslev Rug and some contact paper (the kind you line drawers with). Cut a repeated pattern into the contact paper and stuck it in rows to the rug to use as a stencil