There's a burn mark on your carpet because of a dropped cigarette or fireworks you set off indoors (though carpet marks are the least of your concerns at that point). Let's bring out the scissors and hot glue.
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Instructables user west49rules shares a technique he learned from a carpet repair man on how to patch burn marks with only scissors, a hot glue gun and some fibres from the edge of the carpet. Essentially you can just grab some patches of carpet fibre from the edge of your carpet—say in a closet—then artfully glue them over top of the burn spot. As you can see i the before-and-after shots at Instructables, the results are really nice.
Hit up the link below for a picture-filled guide, but keep in mind that this method is only as permanent and resilient as the hot glue you're using. So, use a quality hot glue and avoid cleaning your carpet with any solutions that would dissolve it in the future.
Have you tried covering up a carpet blemish with this or another technique before? What about other stains? Tell us about your experience in the comments. (Bonus points if there's a funny story behind how the carpet mishap happened.)
How to repair cigarette burns on carpet [Instructables]