Walls, Windows & Floors: Vintage Rugs on White Floors by

Issue 20 · Istanbul Exotic · May 19, 2011

Walls, Windows & Floors: Vintage Rugs on White Floors

Issue 20 · Istanbul Exotic · May 19, 2011

Last year, we painted the floors in our Cape Cod guest bedrooms white; the biggest surprise? How much better the frayed, past-their-prime vintage rugs looked against a glossy white surface. Here's a roundup of similar rooms:

Above: A kitchen in Sweden, via Vintage Home.

Above: A bath in Bella Pollen's country house, via Vogue.

Above: A bath in the UK, via Pinterest.

Above: A dining room in Scandinavia, via Solid Frog.

Above: An entryway in Denmark, via Tine K.

Above: An attic bedroom with white painted floor; via Emmas Design Blogg.

Above: Stylist Rosie Brown's flat in Edinburgh; via Papa Stour.

Above L: The house of Karina Gentinetta and A. J. McAlear in New Orleans, via the NY Times. Above R: A stairway painted white, with scrap carpeting, in an Abigail Ahern project; via Brydie Brown.

Above: A bedroom via The Diversion Project.



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