When we chose plywood floors for the Laboratory, the idea was that we could paint them as needed. They’d start out an oyster white…and then go who knows where as they became worn or our mood changed. So we’re always on the lookout for cool painted floor ideas, like this one from an old station building-cum-renovated family home in Denmark. The floors have a white base with stenciled patterns on top. Because the pattern is large and spread out, it seems almost random rather than being a tightly-controlled design. The pattern is at once rustic and curiously moderne.
Googling will yield a lot of how-to info about stenciling, including cutting your own designs. Here’s a place to start.
via Style Files
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