Many people are in doubt when they choose the best floor for their home. The floor is a part of the interior which is of great significance as it can be easily turned into a focal point. We will show you unique floor decor ideas which can be a DIY project. Painted wooden floors have the double advantage of stunning visual appeal combined with warmth and comfort.
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Unique floor decor ideas – a quick makeover of the interior
Do you think that painted floors are old fashioned? Absolutely not! Check out these unique decor ideas and you will realize how diverse your flooring can be – you can have a painted floor in a modern interior, in a shabby chic styled decor or in a traditional comfortable and welcoming home design.
From a purely practical point of view a layer of paint protects the wood surface from moisture and damages from tree pests. Wood is environmentally friendly and you can use it in every room of the house. On the other hand, painting the floor is the quickest makeover in any room and once you are tired from the current color of your flooring, you can change it in a matter of hours.
Unique decor ideas – how to paint a wooden floor?
Some of the unique decor ideas in the gallery below are achieved with stencils. You can buy stencils from craft stores or you could craft them by yourself. Any painting of wooden floor consists of several stages: preparation of the surface includes cleaning and drying. In case that the floor has traces of previous painting those are removed with a spatula. The floor is primed and coated with varnish. Clean the floor with soap and water and let it dry completely before applying the coat of paint. Use the paint according to the instructions and observe temperature and humidity conditions in the room.