There are several color schemes that come to mind when Old World or Tuscan decorating is mentioned. Earthy brown or tan, rich gold, deep red, burnt orange, deep olive green, sage, or a deep ocean blue are colors commonly seen in Tuscan kitchen decorating palettes. Flooring in your Tuscan kitchen decorating scheme could be from slate, terracotta, wooden floorboards, marble, granite, or even limestone. More than likely, wooden floorboards would be the most cost-effective, but always keep your eyes open for materials that could be used to mimic a Tuscan floor for less. The furniture in a French Country kitchens and a Tuscan kitchen is sturdy and simplistic, and sports a weathered appearance. Families like to gather for delicious homemade pasta and wine, so a large wood table with comfortable wood chairs fits perfectly into a Tuscan eat-in kitchen. You know what we're going to say - keep your eyes open at garage sales and flea markets for just the right piece for your home. You can stain it or paint it yourself.