Since I am a nontraditional gal, who likes to build, decorate, and renovate with nontraditional materials, maybe one of these fabulous non traditional flooring ideas I put in this roundup might be the one? Let’s go idea shopping!
DIY Geometric Wood Flooring For $80! – Vintage Revivals. She made and installed this floor for a vintage camper. It would be a stunning floor in any room of a house.
How To Glitter A Concrete Floor – Crafty Chica. A floor as sparkly and bright as Kathy’s personality.
Painted wooden crate stairs – Funky Junk Interiors. If you can’t find old wood or crates to make flooring, use paint and stencils to get the look.
Cheap Flooring: Lath Floor – Nellie Bellie. She painted the lath floors after she installed them.
The Lath Floor: Did it Hold Up? – Nellie Bellie answers all of the questions you may have about her lath flooring and what she thinks about living with it one year later.
Painted Plywood Floors: A How-to – Lovely Etc. She uses a stencil to paint her floors. You can use this tutorial to paint your floors a solid color if that is more to your liking.
Painted Plywood Floors Update: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – Lovely, Etc. Carrie’s update on how she likes living with painted plywood flooring.
Recycled Record Floor – That Bald Chick. This would be a fun floor for a music or family room. I wonder how much poly is needed to fill the spaces in between the records?
Beach Stone Tile Floor – Merrypad. Emily collected shale from her family’s favorite beach and used it to make a durable stone floor.
Pallet Wood Floors – A Building We Shall Go! You know someone was going to make flooring out of every DIYer’s favorite recycled material – pallets!
Make Your Own Flooring with 1×6 Pine – The Shabby Chic Cottage. If you want a more uniform wood floor than you will get with pallets.
How to Pour Self Leveling Cement – The Art of Doing Stuff. If you are into the industrial look.
DIY Stained Concrete Kitchen and Laundry Room Floor – KnittingGirl40. If you later decide your industrial concrete floor needs a little sumptin’ sumptin’.
Penny Floor Mosaic – Amanda Edwards. A fun take on traditional ceramic penny tile – use real pennies!
Screen printed paper floors – Lazy Cozy
Chalkboard Paint Floor – Homedit. Is there nothing chalkboard paint can’t cover and make cool?
Bottle Cap Floor – Trendhunter. An incentive to keep adding to my bottle cap collection!
Wine Cork Flooring - Phoenix Commotion. If beer or soda isn’t your thing, open a bottle of wine, and save the corks to make wine cork flooring.
How to Paint Vinyl or Linoleum Floors- Home is Where My Heart Is. Don’t want to deal with the mess that comes with removing a vinyl floor? Paint it instead!
Paper Bag Floors – A Tutorial – Domestic Imperfection
My Paper Bag Floor – One Year Later and Guest Room Paper Flooring (and why I’m disappointed with it) – Domestic Imperfection – A follow ups on how Ashley’s family is living with paper bag flooring in two rooms of her house. The good, the bad, the ugly.
Which one is your favorite?
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