The Most Fun Colors To Paint Your Floors

Brown hardwoods? Hard pass.

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When you want a bold, colorful floor, tile is generally where you go, but there's a serious case to be made for painting your floors. If you've got hardwoods, or even neutral tiles, you don't have to tear it up to brighten things up — you can make your existing floor work for you by painting it. The best part? You can totally customize the pattern however you want, and if you really trust your skills, you can even do it yourself. If you're stuck on which color to choose, we rounded up some failsafe bets.

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Gray

If monochromatic gray feels too blah for you, combine it with white. This striped floor is totally fun, but neutral enough not to detract from the bold decor.

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Black & Blue

You can go a bit more wild in your yard than you can in your house, so try some blue and back painted tiles. It'll create the boho patio oasis of your dreams.

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White

Want to make your space feel super bright, even if you have almost zero natural light? White walls, white ceiling, white floors.

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Jonny Valiant
Pink

Here's how to paint your floors pink without it looking childish. Choose a cool pattern, mix it with white, and opt for boho decor.

More: The 10 Best Colors to Pair With Pink

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Sage Green

Green sounds bold, but a pale sage tone can feel incredibly earthy and calming. Keep the rest of the decor minimal, and decorate with whites and browns/woods.

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Thomas Loof
Turquoise

Turquoise is a natural for a coastal house — it brightens up the wood and ups the beachy vibes. But don't worry if you don't live by sea, it's gorg in a cottage-style space, too.

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Victoria Pearson
Wood + White

Mixing white paint with wood is still totally rustic, but it helps add a little more character and polish. If you want to keep it classic, go with a striped design.

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Ngoc Minh Ngo
Teal

This cool blue is bold enough to add obvious color, but subtle enough to function like a neutral. If the rest of your space is bright and eclectic, this will help ground it.

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Douglas Friedman
Black

Black painted floors might sound nightmarish, but when paired with brights, like yellows and whites, they're grounding, and seriously stunning.

More: 15 Modern Black Room and Decor Ideas

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Orange

If you go full orange, your house might look like it's ready for All Hallows Eve year-round, so mix it up with white. A geometric pattern makes it feel even more vibrant.

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