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Mixed media floors

Posted by snaupal (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 15, 11 at 11:14

I am in the planning stages of redoing a kitchen, greatroom, laundry room, and formal living room. The flooring options have been my greatest dilemma, because all of the rooms flow together. I know I want tile in the kitchen and laundry rooms, and hardwood in the great room and living room.

I was in the tile store yesterday and saw some interesting patterns using hardwood and tile, and learned the term "mixed media" floors. I was thinking about somthing like this in the tiled areas to transition the floors to the hardwood areas. Has anyone done this lately? Another idea I had was using the wood-look tiles in a pattern in the tiled areas instead of real hardwood, which would still be used in the great room and living room. The wood-look tiles would be the same color as the real hardwood, but that would make the tiled areas easier to clean.

Thoughts or pictures of this?

Thanks!


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RE: Mixed media floors

Wood-look ceramic has gotten more realistic-looking of late and so has vinyl tile and vinyl sheet flooring. I would think that a patterned wood-look floor would fool the eye enough to look OK next to the genuine article.


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RE: Mixed media floors

Mixed media looks hot, when planned and executed well.


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