Painting Laminate Floor – Help!
So here’s the dilemma. We have an eye sore of a floor in the kitchen. And that’s the next big room on our project bucket list. But the entire kitchen overhaul might not happen for awhile, so I’m hoping to paint the floor to make it work in the meantime. I have everything – the paint, stencil, rollers and sealer. But I’m completely torn between two paint options.
Planning the Design
This project is a no-brainer for me. I take that back, it could either make my day every day, or turn into a huge Pinterest Fail. Either way, we’ll eventually be ripping this floor out, so I have nothing to lose. I already have everything for it and it should take a day or two at most. For reference, here’s our kitchen floor and cabinet colors. I love being in the kitchen, but this floor drives me bananas every time I look at it. It’s some kind of laminate or linoleum. I’ve never stenciled a floor before, but I’ve seen it done beautifully. Why not give it a try?
Here’s the stencil:
First off, I jumped on the computer and started playing around with different colors and combinations. Do you remember you or your kids playing Tesselations back in the ’90’s? It was kind of like that, repeating patterns over and over until you get dizzy and your eyes start to hurt.
Our Paint Options
The colors I have to work with are brown, white, tan, black, light blue, green, and a metallic silver paint. I started to see that three or four colors should be the max. I finally narrowed it down to my top two choices, but every time I think I’m sold on one, I’ll make a case for the other. So if you could help me choose, I’d be mucho grateful.
We’ll call Option A the one with a black background and Option B the one with the tan background. There’s a version of each with green, silver, and green+silver. Happy voting.
Green and Silver Versions
Silver Versions – No Accent Colors
Here’s a side by side version of this one.
Any constructive input is welcome. At this point I am completely overwhelmed and have analysis paralysis, so I just need to take a step back. List your favorites in the comments. Please and thank you 🙂
You can see why my head hurts.