It all started here. With an idea. An idea to rid myself of pinkish carpet of questionable cleanliness. And to make a really cool room.... I won't lie.... seeing that bit of floral goodness in the corner kinda freaked me out.
And then it looked like this. I was pretty sure the floor was too beat up and labor intensive to salvage as real wood floors. But I had to look.
And, after several hours with a rented sander, it looked like this:
That outline is the pad where the stove sat... I think. I decided something. I didn't love it. I didn't want it refinished wood. It is soft wood and not terribly gorgeous. So I'm painting it.