Sunday, September 18, 2011

Hardwood floors for Victoria's Farmhouse

I have been wanting to put hardwood floors in a least one of the rooms of Victoria's Farmhouse.  I decided to put hardwood floors in the living room.  I found a really pretty stain called Sedona Red.  
I used skinny craft sticks. Measured out the room and began laying the sticks down on card stock paper. 
I started having a hard time with the sticks because they were not very straight...LOL!  Always love a challenge! But, it was fun to make it fit.  I thought it would give the floors an old world feel if I made them look like they were nailed down on the floor.

I added the nail marks before I stained the floors.  I think it made it look more real.  I looked around at other blogs and found that someone else had done this and it looked really nice.  I tried to find the blog again so I could thank them for sharing the information and give credit to them.  
Sorry about the lighting.  Here is the whole floor.  I think it turned out pretty good for my first time.  I had to trim and sand to make sure the sides were smooth and to make it fit the room as close as possible.
I didn't like the stairs that came with the house and I found a kit off of Ebay that was really pretty.  I haven't finished putting it completely together yet.  But, here is a preview.  I was so happy the door fit to!
Now, to finished the baseboards and walls.  Wish me luck!  I hope you liked the floors.  Have a great day!



  1. The floor is great. Like the nails.
    Good luck with the walls :)

  2. Thank you, Eliana and Mona! Your both so kind! Hugs!

  3. Hi Mindy,the Victoria's Farmhouse is so beautiful,love the kitchen so full of light! Miniregards from Spain,Sonia.