Wouldn't this be great for a runner down the wedding aisle or cute indoor outdoor carpet? Take a plastic lace tablecloth and spray paint it on lengths of colored fabric or burlap. Repeat for the length of the runner.
Caltagirone, Sicily - Each year, during the La Scala Flower Festival, about potted plants and flowers of different shades and colors are arranged on the historic Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte to create one grand design.
Not sure if this is art, craft, or gardening. Pebble mosaic "carpet" is beautiful. For this pebble-mosaic patio, the author modified a classic Persian carpet design to represent the creation of the universe.