Adding Color and Pattern to Wood Floors

Adding Color and Pattern to Wood Floors

Claire Bock
Oct 31, 2012

Painted wood floors create controversy regardless of color choice, so let's set aside the feeling that painting of wood floors is a sin and simply embrace the uplifting energy that a fresh coat of paint can add to flooring.

Painting a floor is a trick that usually is reserved for turning a floor that is beyond repair into a stunner on a budget. Just remember to use paint specific for flooring so that you don't have to re-paint after every high heel that walks through your house.

1. Mary McDonald on Casa Sugar
2. Bold Chevron stripes from House Beautiful
3. Mint green stairs add a retro touch to a beach house from Elle D├ęcor
4. Monochromatic blue floors in a boy's bedroom from House to Home
5. Painted floors in Jason and John's house tour

(Images: as credited above)

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