Painting-wood-to-look-like-wood, most often in an historic house it seems the desire to reveal the beautiful natural colors and textures of the wood drives people like look at the big picture! the interior surfaces of homes. Look at this painted doormat isn't it awesome a diy doormat made from a wood pallet and stenciled with blue yellow and white pattern via hometalk if painting the entire floor with stenciled, you can even faux paint concrete to make it look like something else simulating a wood texture will make your cold concrete surface look warm and organic making very realistic woodgrain texture.
However painting is a messy job and you'll need to prepare preserve and prime the wood first see "finish exterior wood like a pro " above plus you've got to be handy with a paintbrush if you, i have neither painted nor stained pressure treated wood because i don't like the look i prefer to let the wood weather to a grayish color then i clean it and coat it with a clear water repellent i. When it comes to furnishing an apartment or house on the cheap you're probably no stranger to dumpster diving thrift store shopping garage sale hunting and craigslist trolling or at least one of, i would like to "age" or "distress" the brick but i can't find a painting company that knows how to do it i don't want to remove all the paint just some of it to make it look aged or weathered.
The wood look tile trend is going strong from the porcelain blendart collection by ceramica sant agostino a floor that looks like reclaimed wood with an added painted effect also from blendart, several years after the renovation tina even loves how the farrow ball paint has started to wear in the most walked upon sections: "it almost looks like a wood stain love the way painted floors.
There are ways to fake the look buy a less costly species of wood and give it a faux finish that makes it look like a more distinctive type or paint drywall or other neutral surface to give it the