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)