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lettiepayne
hi anna...our floors àre white / walls off white / trims white gloss... i think matching walls would look good though... once you have furniture laid out... we also have a big black rug on the white floor in dining area with an off white wooden round table and lovely black linen dining chairs with white piping and black wall unit. the big black rug grounds the area..? floors still look great after 4 years or so! good luck... wd love to see yourbefore & after photos. lettie
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Anna Hamilton
Thanks so much Lettie. I am actually making a photographic studio in my current bedroom. The floors under the carpet are old chipboard so I bought I may just lay plywood and paint it. I was thinking a vivid white on the floor and natural white on the walls and ceilings. This is the before pictures. Front and back. Mind the mess!!
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Victoria Hartmann

Would you suggest to paint or stain the floor to get that white wood floor that shows some wood grains, but be really white? Any stain I see does not make the floor really white...just white washed. I want white. Should I paint? If I do, how will it hold up with wear and tear?

   

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