Now that it is summer, and the kids are tracking in dust all. day. long. I want to talk flooring ideas. I keep thinking that when we plant a money tree, and it grows, we will replace this nasty beast of a floor (daaark hardwood!) Until then, I can only dream. Here are some really great DIY flooring ideas that can make your ordinary flooring into a masterpiece! And if you have small kids, I highly recommend a much lighter color than I have. It is a nightmare!