Painted floors...

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Painted floors...
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Sat, 12-20-2008 - 5:35am

If a floor simply can't be made to look better with stain and varnish, paint is an option...

According to http://www.cottageliving.com/cottage/homes/article/0,21135,686658,00.html

"Painting the floors extends the canvas of a room beyond the walls and ceiling. Whether you’re craving a bold statement of color or considering a soft and creamy checkerboard pattern, painted flooring is a timeless way to punch up any room"

In this video, artisan Terry Maiche demonstrates an inexpensive way to dress up a floor with paint: spattering.
http://video.bobvila.com/m/21315431/painting-the-floor.htm

This slide show features stripes, checkerboards, even plaids but finishes up with a solid color:
http://www.myhomeideas.com/myhome/photos/0,30587,1694860,00.html

http://www.oldhouseweb.com/architecture-and-design/ideas-for-painting-wood-floors.shtml shows you the basic steps for painting that wooden floor!



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Thu, 08-13-2009 - 1:27pm
Hand-painted Patterned Floor:
How to paint your floor using stencils...
http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2009/08/flashback_hand-printed_pattern.html?CMP=OTC-5JF307375954



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Wed, 02-16-2011 - 11:56am
How to Paint Your Floors

10 Reasons to Paint Your Floor
Want a simple makeover for your home? A new look for your floors is as easy as a fresh coat of paint.
>> See the Floors

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Mon, 07-04-2011 - 10:47am

Ten Reasons to Paint Your Floors:

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Fri, 01-25-2013 - 1:47pm

How To: Paint Your Wood Flooring
How to Paint Wood Flooring

by Joe Provey

Paint the wall, sure, but what about painting the floor? Here's how—and why—to do it.

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Wed, 03-06-2013 - 12:34pm

Dream It, Do It: Paint Your Staircase
Paint Your Stairs
by Debbie @ Painted Therapy

Paint the stairs in your house to make the hum-drum trip between floors a journey well-worth remembering.

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Thu, 03-21-2013 - 9:21am

11 Uncommonly Colorful Staircases
11 Uncommonly Colorful Staircases
by Frances Bailey

Looking for a way to liven up the trip between floors? Give personality and pizazz to your staircase using only paint and paintbrushes.

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Sun, 07-14-2013 - 11:42am

Paint a rug on the floor: http://nls.interweave.com/t/bfkbbEVA6QASIhEIT7BYlaFBiaaaBYlFBi?k=~@v~w-&U=mbwXkhzU1_Qyb.mew&Uo=SvcrQ1foh_kev.Syc&v=3Bg&7=&h=%23