Thankfully we didn’t have to spend a lot of money because the area was so small. If the area had been any larger, we may have had to rethink our plan for tile.
Painting vinyl or linoleum floors is budget-friendly, great as a temporary fix until you can afford to put down new tile, and it’s a DIY project that you can usually do over a weekend.
I have rounded up 20 of the best DIY painted tile floor ideas from some of the most creative DIY bloggers on the web to inspire you. Check out their before and after painted tile floor ideas, get their best tips, and then get to painting that outdated tile in your home!
You can paint a tile floor as a way to save money and still get the look of high-end tile. The secret is to use the right paint and prep before painting. Your painted tile floor will last longer if you do it right the first time.
Continue reading to find out how we took our boring ceramic floors and gave them a custom tile look using a stencil.
Cement tiles are super trendy right now and the patterns you can get them in are amazing. Of course, they come at a hefty price that could be a budget breaker for your tile project depending on how big the area is you are tiling.
Achieving the look of cement tile is a DIY project you can do with paint and stencils to save $$$. Primer is key to getting your paint to stick and allowing enough curing time is key to making it last.
Read more to find out how this faux cement tile floor has stood up after a year.
The pattern of this faux tile is painted over stained concrete for a really unique old world look. It's almost identical to the one above except the stained concrete gives it a completely different and custom look.
Painting over concrete is easier than painting over tile or linoleum because the concrete already has texture for the paint to adhere to. Finishing up with a good sealant will ensure that this faux floor painting tile idea will last for years to come.
Painting a tile floor is not an easy DIY, I'm not going to lie. Saving money, however, is a big motivator to taking on a tile painting DIY project.
This bathroom floor painting tile idea looks as good as the home reno show bathroom floors that cost hundreds of dollars. The pattern is trendy and custom to this bathroom and can be done in a few days.
Read more to find out how to save even more money by making your own stencil to paint your tile floor.
I have never tried this, but I can see how it would be a time saver when painting tile floors. Practicing with your paint sprayer would be necessary to perfect your technique to avoid overspray.
The after of this linoleum floor with faux painted cement tiles is amazing! What a huge difference it makes in this kitchen. When sealing be sure to use polycrylic instead of polyurethane to avoid yellowing of the painted surface.
Don't want to use a stencil? Looking for a classic tile look? This DIY painted tile floor idea is for you!
Checkerboard flooring is timeless and in the case of painting a faux tile floor much easier. There is no stencil required to get this look you simply paint the entire floor one color then go back and add your alternating color to form the checkerboard look.
It's all about the product and prep to get this look, so read more to find out to create a painted tile floor that will last.
Anyone else love the look of cement tile? The patterns are amazing and have a handpainted look to them. They look great with any design style, but the price tag can be a budget buster even for a smaller space like a bathroom.
When painting a tile floor, you have to do it the right way or all your effort will be wasted as the paint peels and scratches. Being thorough and having patience is key for this DIY, but if you do it right, it will last a long time.
When painting color tile white, you will have to do more than one coat of white paint for even coverage. You have to check out the before and see the retro tile in this bathroom to really appreciate this updated look!
Using painter's tape makes painting the border easy and touching up any smudges can be done with a small paintbrush. Read more to learn how to get this look for your painted tile floor project.
Not ready to commit to an entire floor of stencil? It's a lot of work, so I don't blame you. You can still update your floor with this simple painted tile floor idea.
Stripes are classic and never go out of style. Even painting them over textured vinyl is a vast improvement over what was here before! Read more to learn how to get nice crisp lines on your painted tile floor project.