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Painted Floorboards Are the Simple Home Decor Trend Helping People Transform Their Homes

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To help people give their homes a simple revamp, a new decoration trend is sweeping the nation – floorboard painting.

The new trend has been spotted by interiors experts Sophie Abbott, Alison Kandler, Sofie of Three Boys and a Pink Bath, who have been showcasing a number of colourful possibilities – providing perfect inspiration for those frustrated with their current home look.

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Why have I never had mustard floors in my life before? Ooooosh the possibilities 🤩. Again I think this slots very nicely into my current desire for #growupcolour 😍. Coloured floor is deffo on my radar right now as #hopefulhouse has vaulted ceilings in all the bedrooms (well it will do when we are done 😂) , so I’m having to consider how I’ll treat the old 5th wall when it’s not all Edwardian coved splendour 🤷🏻‍♀️….. thoughts on that topic BTW? Admission time, I’m struggling to keep everything ticking over here guys, Limbo land on rental and house purchase means we are not likely to do much more in our rental unless it’s paid for by the owners, and the legal saga means we can’t push on with project caravan either until we exchange. You seem to have enjoyed the inspo posts so far but as I’m normally one to post all my own pictures only, it feels a bit odd to me, like I’m cheating or something #forgivemeinstaforihavesinned 🤣 . I don’t want to disappear on you for the next year so here’s a little peep inside my mind right now 😂💖💖💖💖 whilst I try and work out where I’m taking my insta in 2020 💖 thoughts welcomed . #colourpop #apartmentdecor #apartmenttherapy #elledecor #designmilk #designsponge #designtractor #colourismypassion #colourism #colourisme #boldinteriors #livingetc #colourpop #paintedceilings #grownupcolour #bedroomgoals #paintedfloors #yellowfloor

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Traditionally, keeping a wooden floor a neutral tone is sensible to help make sure other home accessories all fit together to form a coherent aesthetic.

But for those keen on bucking the trend and turning normal on its head, tonal blocking by painting floorboards bright and colourful could be exactly the right place to go.

There are a number of different ways to achieve that perfect floorboard colour, whether it is pretty pastels, moody dark hues, or traditional home shades, all can help show off your inner personality and give your home a righteous pop.

To make sure your floors have the correct paint, luxury paint experts Little Greene have a complete section of colours designed just for wooden flooring, containing some beautiful on-trend shades to take your home to another decor level.

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