Google+ House Revivals: Stone Floors and Beautiful Spaces

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Stone Floors and Beautiful Spaces

The beach house we're renovating has flagstone floors.  They're actually not my favorite flooring, but replacing them is just not in our budget.  And, actually, they are very beautiful -- and perfect for a place where sand is constantly being tracked into the house.  So, I've been collecting images of beautiful interiors with flagstone flooring.

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I love the contrast of the colorful galoshes and cheery yellow wall in the image above.  And what's not to love about that great dog!

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This image feels homey and welcoming.  Love the row of cowboy boots and the woven rug on the flag flooring.

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Don't you love how conservatories sort of blur the line between indoors and out?  In the room here, the stylist brought in an assortment of elegant chairs and textiles, and they look right at home with the more rustic flooring.

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Here's another great space and another great dog!  The shabby dreamy aesthetic is lovely with the flag flooring.

Hammett Kitchen eclectic kitchen

This yellow kitchen makes me happy.  Who doesn't adore a cool vintage stove?  Once again, the bright color plays off the natural stone beautifully.
Hammett Entry eclectic entry

Candy sweet pinks and purples and yellows are amazing against the stone!

Sullivan Conard Architects traditional staircase

Here, the flagstone flooring holds it own in a very elegant and formal entry way.
Main Cabin traditional family room

Doesn't this space make you want to snuggle in with a blanket and a cup of hot cocoa?

Stars Coffee Table tropical living room

Here, the gray slate flooring is understated, and takes a backseat to the dramatic views.

This scene from Wisteria is gorgeous...  This scene from the beach house... not so much, but things are coming along. 

All the new framing is completed, we have the plumbing, HVAC, and electric all roughed in, just waiting to be inspected, and we have stairs to the front door, so no more climbing in on a ladder!   Next week we order our cabinets (should have been done already, but life and travel and income taxes got in the way).
Now, tell me what you think.  

Could you live with flagstone floors?  
Love 'em or hate 'em?  

Do you have a picture of a gorgeous interior with flagstone floors? 
If you do, add a link in the comments!

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