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25 wooden floors that would be the star of your home

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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We can spend so much time thinking about walls, furniture and home furnishing that we forget to take a moment to look down and give our floors some consideration. This is something that needs to stop! 

A fantastic way to really pull a style together and add a touch of warmth or organic appeal, wooden flooring is a must have for any home. When you see the sheer variety of styles on offer, we're confident you'll agree with us. 

From perfectly polished parquet in your living room through to water-resistant boards in your bathroom, we know you're going to want to welcome a little wood into your home after reading this article…

1. What a way to emphasise the generous proportions of the room

Oak Antique Pre-oiled Distressed:  Walls & flooring by The Natural Wood Floor Company
The Natural Wood Floor Company

Oak Antique Pre-oiled Distressed

The Natural Wood Floor Company

2. Long live parquet! Reclaimed slats add character too

3. Multi-tonal wood works wonders in a hallway to cover up muddy shoe prints

Barriques:  Walls & flooring by Avenue Floors
Avenue Floors

Barriques

Avenue Floors

4. Cool wood tones work well in minimalist rooms

Slide Floor:  Walls & flooring by tuttoparquet
tuttoparquet

Slide Floor

tuttoparquet

5. Natural and bare, this is organic beauty at its best

Cardassian:  Walls & flooring by Leoline
Leoline

Cardassian

Leoline

6. Rich golden wood in a sunny room is a match made in heaven

Old White Oak Natural:  Walls & flooring by Quick-Step
Quick-Step

Old White Oak Natural

Quick-Step

7. This floor might be pale but it's also durable, so ideal for a kitchen

Natural Pine:  Walls & flooring by Quick-Step
Quick-Step

Natural Pine

Quick-Step

8. Perfectly polished parquet is in a league all of its own

9. Washed out wood is lovely for creating a beach or nautical feel

Vinylcork (Cork & Vinyl):  Walls & flooring by Granorte
Granorte

Vinylcork (Cork & Vinyl)

Granorte

10. Painted floorboards add style but don't mask the natural beauty

Bleached White Teak:  Walls & flooring by Quick-Step
Quick-Step

Bleached White Teak

Quick-Step

11. Heavily patterned wooden flooring is such a heritage touch

Versailles Light:  Walls & flooring by Quick-Step
Quick-Step

Versailles Light

Quick-Step

12. Smooth and cool underfoot, you'd never need to wear shoes here

Noble Walnut Satin:  Walls & flooring by Quick-Step
Quick-Step

Noble Walnut Satin

Quick-Step

13. Picking out the darker accents of the room perfectly, this floor is such a bold contrast

Ceruse Oak Grey Brown:  Walls & flooring by Quick-Step
Quick-Step

Ceruse Oak Grey Brown

Quick-Step

14. Wood flooring? In a bathroom? Absolutely! There are plenty of laminates and treatments readily available now

Classic Oak Beige:  Walls & flooring by Quick-Step
Quick-Step

Classic Oak Beige

Quick-Step

15. This is the ultimate in Scandinavian-inspired flooring

Vita:  Walls & flooring by Granorte

16. Linear parquet is more unusual but just as pretty as its herringbone cousin

Geometric & Retro wall stencils:  Walls & flooring by Stencil Up
Stencil Up

Geometric & Retro wall stencils

Stencil Up

17. Wood adds so much texture and diversity to an otherwise plain space

Marbella:  Walls & flooring by Leoline
Leoline

Marbella

Leoline

18. Matched to the front door, this floor is harmonious and homely

19. We love the use of wood everywhere in this space! The floor really stands alone too

Furniture Collection: country Bedroom by Titchmarsh & Goodwin
Titchmarsh & Goodwin

Furniture Collection

Titchmarsh & Goodwin

20. Can you ever have too much of a gorgeous thing? Not when it's wood flooring

21. Matching the floor to the heritage beams? Genius!

rustic Bathroom by von Mann Architektur GmbH
von Mann Architektur GmbH

Badezimmer im Dachgeschoss

von Mann Architektur GmbH

22. The dark wood here is so striking but really works with the wide furniture

modern Living room by Who Cares?! Design
Who Cares?! Design

DIVANO DI ALFONSO

Who Cares?! Design

23. Period perfect, this floor looks as though it's been in place since the barn was built

24. Don't forget about your patio! Wooden decking is amazing in every garden

25. Even in a small space, wood flooring makes a huge impression!

For more floor inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: Which Floor For My Living Room?

Does wood appeal to you as a flooring option?
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