Wednesday, August 4, 2010

which one are you?

today's which one is ...ebony or ivory?

choice 1: do you prefer the rich dark ebonized floors....?

choice 2: or do you prefer the ivory/white floors?

I say prefer because many of you covet one of the options but have never actually pulled the trigger and re-finished your floors..(it's a big fat pain after you have already moved in somewhere) i must say because i have a yellow lab that rules our roost..i would have to choose white floors or else it would look like it snowed hairballs on the gorgeous ebonized floors...i do think either make such a bold statement and can be used in so many different areas of the house..

so...which one are you my friend?

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17 comments:

Heather said...

I am an ebony. We moved into a 1763 farmhouse last year and refinished all of the floors...dark. I love it with my white furniture...!!!

Erica Sara said...

Although I love both, I think I'd go with the ebony. It stunning, and makes a really strong statement!

nameisgrace said...

we have dark floors, but it's a nice contrast because everything in my house is white...walls, kitchen, counters, furniture, everything!

rustic rooster interiors said...

Hmmmm I'm struggeling with this one because I LOVE dark floors, but lately I've wanted to do an all white room including white planked floors... Can I go with BOTH? Please!!!! LOL If I had to choose I would go with Choice 2.

xoxo,
Alexandra

LAURA!!! said...

Oh now THAt is a hard choice!

Heather said...

I love them both!

Gramercy Home said...

I adore the look of all white floors but have never "pulled the trigger." I feel I would tire of it quickly becasue all white would make me feel like I'm floating and I always try to stay grounded ;)

Joslyn said...

oooh can't pick. both are fab!
xox

Michelle Salz-Smith said...

Darn it. That is a hard one. But if I had to choose just one, I would go with ebony. Timeless, classic, and dramatic!

The Zhush said...

C: all of the above! These are such beauties!

Anonymous said...

Ivory...I have the need (perhaps a disorder) to paint everything white! I also have a big silly yellow lab-Krimpet and fur tumbleweeds would stand out against dark floors! xo Kit

EMILY said...

let's play pretend. ivory floors in my imaginary beach bungalow, ebony in my weekend estate in the country (also imaginary)that I venture to in the colder months. Sigh. x

Fern and Feather said...

ivory {period} love!

bink and boo said...

Ebony for sure, but I appreciate ivory.

Hilary Dow-Ward said...

For sure the white floors. Sixx Design uses white floors in a lot of their designs too, and I think all around it looks great. a bucket of white paint never disappoints.

Brooke @ Blueprint Bliss said...

I would go with the light/white---same reason as you. I have a golden retriever that lives inside!

Kerri said...

We have a yellow lab too, and black stone floors - not a good combination at all! I have white floors in my art studio, and they're fabulous - they do show the dirt more, but the light they bounce into the room is well worth a little more cleaning. Love your blog by the way, and I'm now following so I don't miss another post! K xx