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Home Improvements - Hardwood Flooring Decorative Designs and Borders

Updated on November 21, 2014

Wood flooring is a piece of jewelry for a home. Similar to jewelry, wood flooring can be substantially more elaborate and intricate in design. Also similar to jewelry, some wood flooring designs are finely crafted pieces of art.

Wood flooring is environmentally friendly, a natural product that lasts for decades. A frugal and wise investment in your home. Journey with us as we explore the best of the best in wood flooring art - yes, art!

The designs, the craftsmanship will inspire you if not simply astound you. Over 10 different designs using a variety of beautiful and natural woods.

Journey with us as we review numerous designs from the simple to sublime. We will start with the herringbone design and proceed to many intricate borders that utilize multiple woods from deep rich cherry to light maple to the exotics as well. Enjoy the many design choices.

Decorative Wood Floor Design Ideas

Decorative wood floor
Decorative wood floor
Decorative wood floor with border design - light wood inlay
Decorative wood floor with border design - light wood inlay
Decorative wood floor with border design - dark wood inlay
Decorative wood floor with border design - dark wood inlay
Decorative wood floor with border design - cherry wood inlay
Decorative wood floor with border design - cherry wood inlay
Decorative wood floor with border design - dark wood inlay
Decorative wood floor with border design - dark wood inlay
Design Idea - Bamboo Flooring-Cork Flooring-Eucalyptus Flooring
Design Idea - Bamboo Flooring-Cork Flooring-Eucalyptus Flooring | Source
Decorative wood flooring border design idea with dark inlay
Decorative wood flooring border design idea with dark inlay | Source

Wood Flooring - Variety of Colors and Hardness

Wood flooring is available in an almost endless array of colors and hardness. Combine different stains and coatings and your selection is almost limitless. Add in the element of design and your choices truly are endless. It is simply a matter of your imagination.

Your wood choices include but are not limited to:

  • ash,
  • beech,
  • cherry,
  • doussie,
  • ebony,
  • maple,
  • oak,
  • mahogany,
  • jatoba,
  • ipe,
  • merbau,
  • afromosia,
  • walnut and
  • wenge and the list goes on.

Combine great quality wood with a highly skilled team and modern equipment and the latest technology and the designs are works of art, a piece of jewelry for your home.

A wood floor is an investment in your home. A wood floor increases in value, and brings a distinctive feel of class and elegance to every room. Wood floors are durable, hard wearing and easy to maintain even with pets. Wood floors create a clean and healthy environment. No other single home improvement is as loved today like a wood floor.

Wood floor designs include:

  • finishing all types of wooden floors including
  • mosaic,
  • woodblock,
  • strip,
  • plank,
  • boards,
  • parquet and
  • custom-made parquet panel floors with decorative borders.
  • Traditional patterns as Herringbone and Basket,
  • French Chevron known as Hungarian Point,
  • Versailles,
  • Monticello,
  • Toulouse,
  • Regency and Castle design panels.

Where to Install a Wood Floor?

Offices, recording studios, museums, art galleries, churches, boardrooms, conference centers, schools and the list goes on.

Decorative wood flooring design idea
Decorative wood flooring design idea | Source
Intricate wood inlay -  flooring formal entrance
Intricate wood inlay - flooring formal entrance | Source

Wood Flooring Designs

Wood flooring design with inlay
Wood flooring design with inlay | Source
Wood flooring design
Wood flooring design
Wood flooring design
Wood flooring design
Wood flooring border with inlay
Wood flooring border with inlay
Wood flooring border with inlay
Wood flooring border with inlay

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      Ken Kline 2 years ago from Chicago, Illinois

      Hi Hallie,

      Hardwood floors have been a fashion statement/trend that simply will never end because hardwood is timeless.

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      Hallie 2 years ago

      That's a qutwt-cikied answer to a difficult question

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      Nell Rose 6 years ago from England

      Hi, I love wood flooring, my brother has just moved into a new flat and the previous owners had just done it out, it looks great! great idea's, cheers nell