I was browsing through one of my favorite magazine websites, Coastal Living, and found this picture:
What’s the first thing you notice in this picture? My guess is that it’s either the funky looking coffee table or the painted floors. Thanks to Thumper’s mom, I don’t have anything to say about the table. The painted floors are another story.
My first thought was… “That is SO EASY!” I just marvel at the fact that something so simple can look so pretty but is so rarely done! I guess it’s the maintenance factor. I almost never dance on the hood of my truck because it gets scratched when I do (and dented). So maybe that’s why people don’t like painted floors?
But who cares about a few scratches? It adds character! And, if you put on a couple of extra coats of paint, and you REALLY let it cure before walking on it, you won’t find it to be all that easy to scratch anyway. Think of the color options! It gets me all tingly.
So, if you’re thinking of a new floor and you want to think outside the box, you might want to consider a painted wood floor. You can be creative with the material you choose and you can let your budget dictate. No rule is written that says you can’t buy a sheet of 1/4″ plywood or maybe even hardboard and rip it into strips for flooring.
I might give it a try myself one O’ these days!
BTW – For your original members of The Crew, I’m still here! I’m glad you are too! Thanks! 🙂
What color are you thinking? Which room?