The editors of Arts & Crafts Homes show you beautiful, timeless flooring types for your bungalow or new house in the Arts & Crafts spirit.
HISTORIC WOOD FLOOR
FROM LONGLEAF LUMBER INC.
This character-ful reclaimed floor was produced by Longleaf, an antique lumber company located in Cambridge, Mass., and Berwick, Maine. They specialize in re-sawing mill timbers and barn beams from all over New England. Contact (866) OLD-FLOOR, longleaflumber.com
MOSAIC TILE FLOOR
A rich mosaic of square and rectangular tiles with a mosaic border, all in Arts & Crafts glazes, crate an intricate pattern. Field tiles retail for about $110 per square foot. The 4×12-in. border is $62 per linear foot. Contact (734) 213-0017, motawi.com
GREEN FLOOR FINISH
Refresh floors with Millie’s All Purpose Penetrating Tung Oil. Made from 99% sustainably grown materials, the oil retails for $118 per gallon, with a 15% discount for a four-gallon can. Call (800) 322-1245, or see tungoilfinish.com
FROM FORBO FLOORING
Naturally colorful! In the Teens and Twenties, linoleum came in jazzy colors and patterns. Marmoleum linoleum tiles re-create those period looks. In tiles or sheets, the flooring sells for about $30 a square yard. Call (866) MARMOLEUM, themarmoleumstore.com
FROM SONOMA STONE
Earthcrete is a sustainable concrete made of many recycled elements. Lighter and with far less Portland cement than standard concrete, it can be formed into almost any shape—included scored porch or patio tiles. For pricing contact Sonoma Cast Stone at (877) 939-9929, or sonomastone.com
With names like Lang Street and Boogie Woogie, MODe flooring offers mix-and-match 16-in. tiles that create patterns reminiscent of post-war linoleum and vinyl. The flooring retails for about $4 a square foot. Go to armstrong.com or a local dealer.
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