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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Floors Floors Floors

I have two floors in my house that are ugly beyond words, my entry and kitchen. I have hardwoods throughout the rest of the house but after seeing these, I would tear them all out and do this…

Little Green Notebook/Coastal Living

Jenny even gave a place for tools that could make this look possible.

Then over at Quarry Orchard they did a little DIY hardwoods themselves that may be a little easier projects…

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You probably won’t believe me, but that is stained PLYWOOD! Who would have thought plywood could look that good?

This is what I’m living with (notice the peeling)…

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Shield your eyes, I know it hurts. It’s linoleum (gasp…choke) but I’m actually considering replacing it with linoleum (gasp…choke again) . I know it sounds REALLY cheap but would it really be that much worse than what I already have? Linoleum might be an inexpensive band aid until I can figure out what I really want.

A black and white checkerboard wouldn’t be bad…

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Source Obviously that’s marble, but you get the idea…

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Which do your prefer? Wood or checkerboard?

1 comment:

Miss Madison's Mommy said...

I like the checkerboard, but may tire of it quickly :) I have the vinyl wood look in my kitchen and absolutely love it, it holds up really well and looks fantastic!