Striped, polka dot, checkerboard, or plaid, pattern adds spunk to a vanilla kitchen. Here, extra-large diamonds add bold interest and make the space look larger. Patterned floors make all the difference! Coastalliving.com
Plywood floor. Inexpensive paintable floor. A pinner said "Did this in our house...we just put the sheets of plywood down and routed out grooves...then some stain and poly...its been ten years and still looks great and we love it..."
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acid stained concrete flooring with gloss finish. soo easy to clean & goes with hardwood floors in rest of house