Wood Floor Makeover – Paint or Not?
Let's talk wood floor makeovers, shall we? In particular PAINTED wood floors. Unquestionably, the one pictured above needed resuscitation, and the after is certainly head-turning. But looking at a painted floor and living with a painted floor are two different things. What do you think? Are painted wood floors divine or--if budget allows--is sanding and sealing the way to go? Spotted at Homedit.
32 Painting Wood Paneling Ideas to Consider Before You Paint Your Wall
Before you decide to paint your walls, you must first choose the type of paint that you are going to use for your project. Before choosing a specific paint brand or style, you must also know what the reason behind it is, the wall paint that you will be using will not only make [...]
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House Call: A Ceramic Artist's Enviable Life on the Scottish Coast - Remodelista
With an idyllic garden studio next door to her house, ceramicist Lucy Dunce has an enviable life on the East Lothian coastline of Scotland, one which she a
Painted Floor Update & FAQ's – Do We Love It or Hate It?
Ok, we just spent the entire weekend painting the floors. We thought this would be a quicker process, but we forgot about the part where we are literally playing tetris with all of our furniture as we paint. That means we are shoving all of the dining room furniture into the kitchen when we paint that room & then vice versa as we moved along. It added a lot of time & work to shuffle around all of the furniture as we we went along, but at this point we have the dining room done & we are…
How to Paint Wood Floors Beautifully to Last
Follow these simple tips to paint wood floors that will last! I’m sharing how to paint wood floors today. I just made a last minute decision to paint the wood floor that was hidden underneath carpet on the third floor of the North House Lodge. Wowsa, what a difference it made in the room! Painting...Read More »
Painted Wood Floors Will Liven Up Your Home: How To DIY
Painting hardwood floors can really liven up a room. It's fairly simple to do if you're just painting a solid coat or if you're painting a border or some type of design. I'm giving you my best tips for how to prep the floors, apply the wood floor paint, and other DIY tips to make sure the job goes well!
Working With: Worn Out Hardwood Floors - Emily A. Clark
A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from one of my readers who revived her hardwood floors for less than $100. It’s a great example of how you can still “work with” flooring that might have seen better days, even if refinishing or replacing it isn’t in the budget. Here’s the email Read More