Color Underfoot: Brightly Colored Floors

Instead of whitewashing your floors, why not try a bright color? It's a commitment, for sure, but a strikingly beautiful one.

It looks especially nice in airy, sunny spaces, where the sunlight can shade and change the color throughout the day.

  1. A glossy yellow floor brightens a dining area. From Desire to Inspire.
  2. A luxe Bohemian look in Marie Claire Maison.
  3. Poppy-hued floors mimic a bright bookcase in this Usonian-style home from Dwell.
  4. A stylish, lime green hallway from Bolig.
  5. A gorgeous blue floor ties together an eclectic furniture collection. From Residence Magazine.

    (Images: 1. Joseph De Leo via Desire to Inspire 2. Marie Claire Maison 3. Kent Dayton for Dwell 4. Pemille Kaalund for Bolig 5. Carl Dahlstedt for Residence)

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Kathleen is a freelance editor who lives in Chicago. She loves eclectic rooms, traveling with her family, and feeding anyone who steps foot in her house. She theoretically hates clutter, but can’t stop buying books and craft supplies.