Home & Garden You'll Never Guess How This Blogger Faked These Gorgeous Tile Floors

21:18  12 may  2017
21:18  12 may  2017 Source:   Country Living

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Statement floors are having a major moment right now, but colorful, encaustic tiles tend to come with a hefty price tag. Sure, The Home Depot and Overstock.com offer affordable options, but we're loving this blogger's budget-savvy solution. Using custom stencils, Jess McGurn of Bright Green Door hand-painted her existing, dated tile to look like a stunning cement style she spotted.

  You'll Never Guess How This Blogger Faked These Gorgeous Tile Floors © Bright Green Door

Looking at the "after" photos, you'd never guess that pattern was actually painted on. But sure enough, check out the "before":

  You'll Never Guess How This Blogger Faked These Gorgeous Tile Floors © Bright Green Door

"It wasn't horrendous, but it also wasn't my style," McGurn wrote. So, she started by rolling out a coat of slate-black paint. Then, she ordered a custom stencil and went to work!

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As you can imagine, it took a while. "This was the SLOW painstaking work where I listened to every podcast under the sun," McGurn wrote.

Finally, she "sealed it like crazy"-we're talking a total of six times. But boy, was it worth it. Just look at those gorgeous floors!

  You'll Never Guess How This Blogger Faked These Gorgeous Tile Floors © Bright Green Door

The whole thing came together for about $250, including three cans of paint ($105), four custom stencils ($100), and one can of matte poly sealer ($45).

But these stunning statement floors? Priceless.

Get the full tutorial at Bright Green Door.

This Woman Transformed Her Tile Floors With Stencils, and the Results are Amazing © Bright Green Door This Woman Transformed Her Tile Floors With Stencils, and the Results are Amazing

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