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8 Inspiring Geometric Floors

8 Inspiring Geometric Floors

Are stenciled floors—once associated with colonial New England houses—making a comeback (especially in new abstract patterns)?  Here are 10 the editors of Remodelista recently spotted (and admired):

Above: A stenciled checkerboard effect in a project by Alvhem Makleri & Interior.

Above: Black painted geometric trim at The Goodhood Store on Coronet Street in London. Photograph by Julie Carlson for Remodelista.

Above: Natural wood floors with a wash of light gray checkerboard from the Oyoy look book in Fabrics & Linens from Danish Oyoy.

Above: A black stenciled floor from Portland-based photographer Parker Fitzgerald.

Above: Appealing stenciled floors seen at the Bedford Post Inn, discovered via The Martha Blog.

Above: Light oak wood floors are patterned in black triangles at Weekday in downtown Amsterdam, via Superfuture.

Above: An entryway painted in a diamond pattern in Tasmania; photo by Sharyn Cairns for Homelife.

Above: White-painted checkerboard squares in a rustic room via Cottage Living.

For more tips on inexpensive wood flooring, go to Remodeling 101: Painted Plywood—the Best Budget Wood Floor.

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3:46AM PDT on Oct 14, 2013

Well, these are some stunning flooring ideas that can easily make a home more prettier and attractive. You can also have some amazing flooring ideas by having a look at

10:09AM PDT on Oct 1, 2013


6:46AM PDT on Sep 30, 2013

Beautiful floors and homes too! Thanks

5:55PM PDT on Sep 29, 2013

Too busy for me. I too like wood floors plain and simple.

10:44AM PDT on Sep 29, 2013

Such great floors, thanks for sharing!

10:46AM PDT on Sep 28, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

5:40AM PDT on Sep 28, 2013


4:14AM PDT on Sep 28, 2013

Simple ideas for great life

9:30PM PDT on Sep 27, 2013


4:49PM PDT on Sep 27, 2013


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