I’m SO doing this!! Have been looking for ways to economize since… forever! and, now I’m looking for a great, easy to clean & upkeep floor. I think I found it!! Let me know what you all think.
Project: Brown paper bag floors stained to look like stained concrete.
Costs: Less than $100 to do a normal sized dining room floor. (Seriously!)
Goal: To not have to rip up the floor after killing my back because it looked cheap and stupid.
Outcome: Freaking amazing!
Brown paper bags– you know the stuff. Your groceries were placed in them when we were kids during the pre reusable bags era. However, for this project I cheated and used a roll of brown paper that I purchased from Hobby Lobby– aka– my favorite place on earth and if only I had more time.
For the adhesive, I went to Home Depot and purchased wall paper glue. Then I watered it down a bit to make it less thick. 4:1 ratio glue: water. I just used mini wax stain that I picked up at HD as well. Lesson learned– let the glue dry…
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