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Before-and-after-painted-floor-tiles, read the full post after the jump… images above: for this modern bungalow renovation, two creatives who work form home decided to open up and transform their space with bright white walls and gorgeous longleaf pine floors.. images above: this dark paneled bathroom gets a luxurious transformation with floors and walls of beautiful marble tile.. images above: if you have damaged or otherwise .... 3) to be totally honest getting paint to stick to the tile was the big problem, and seeing as i didn't hold out much hope that any of them would miraculously do this job better than the others (i thought it would be my job to help that with preparation and primer!) i decided that the smartest thing would be to go for the paint that would be the most durable., i sanded the tiles that had a build-up of crud on them with 80 grit, did the whole floor with 120 grit, and then finished off with a quick once-over with a fine 240 grit. step 2: clean your floors (super well!) after finishing sanding, i vacuumed up all of the dust and debris and then went to town on cleaning my floors. any heavy-duty stripper ....

Step 11: once your floor is complete let dry for at least 2 hours. then go back and do touch ups. first use your base color and small paint brush to fix any areas where the paint may have bled. let dry all the way and wash brush completely., i just did a reno on a bathroom with blue floor tiles, initially thought the same as you, then realised how easy everything shows up on white, pain in the butt, decided to leave them as is..

Jeri painted the floors in her coastal boutique, shabby coast cottage, using annie sloan chalk paint in paris grey for the beautiful lattice design. instead of using a polyurethane or lacquer to seal the paint, she lightly sanded her floors and then waxed them with floor wax, which will allow the floors to age naturally and become distressed ..., oh kelly- you are a girl after my own heart. your entry looks really good. it just adds a bit of pizzazz, i think. i once painted a big entry hall that had hideous blackened green "slate" in it..

Check out how easy it is to chalk paint your tile floors! transform your tile floors from blah to ooh la lah using a couple pints of paint and some sealer! what a transformation! i chalk painted my tile floors. i’m a pretty brave diy’er but i was ( secretly) a little nervous how it would turn out. especially since we were live documenting ...