FLOR Story: Simple & Stylish


We love FLOR tiles!!!  They foster what seems like an endless supply of creativity and imagination on our side and because you’re always adding new designs we’ve never needed to shop any place else in the past three years .  Our modern style is important to us yet we also want to ensure that our place feels warm, functional and practical too.  We have an energetic dog and a tornado (otherwise known as a cat) that chase each other around the house from FLOR rug to FLOR rug.  So, your tiles have clocked loads of mileage over the past three years but you’d never know it by looking at them!  And, when there’s “emergency” clean-up around the house the FLOR tiles are usually involved.  Tail wags + Red wine = 911.  What we’ve found though is that what doesn’t wipe right up with a microfiber cloth and cold water goes into the kitchen sink for a hose down and then back to the floor like new.  We’ve shared this story many times with friends and family and it’s hard for them to imagine so much durability in a floor covering.  Of course, what most folks admire most about the tiles is that they’re a SIMPLE and SUPER STYLISH addition to every room in our house.  Attached is a snap of our latest creation: a modern take on Toy Poodle in Plum, Purple, Pewter and Bone.  LOVE IT!

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FLOR’s Holiday Giveaway – Week 3

** This giveaway is now closed –  See winner below**

WOW…we’re overwhelmed by the amount of submissions! Thanks to all who participated in last week’s giveaway. Our winner of  the  20 tile combination of  Toy Poodle and Rake Me Over is… Diane K ( I love Lime, Clementine, and Persimmon; either two of these colors combined or one with contrasting texture would be just right for my home. I’m thinking I’d have to show it off in the living room, but it would also look nice on our second-floor landing). Congratulations Diane!   Be sure to check back on the blog this coming Thursday, December 22nd for this week’s FINAL Holiday Giveaway ( Hint: Our next giveaway is going to be “Just Plain Perfect”)


This week’s giveaway is two of FLOR’s favorite and most colorful styles: Toy Poodle and Rake Me Over.  One winner will be chosen at random to receive a combination of 20 tiles of Toy Poodle and Rake Me Over in the color/s of their choice.  If you missed the last two giveaways and winners you can see all of that fun stuff here and here.  Remember, after this week there is only one giveaway left.  Good Luck!


How To Win

  • Simply write the name of your favorite Toy Poodle/Rake Me Over  combination and tell us which room you would use it in.
  • Giveaway closes Friday, Dec 16th at 11:59pm est
  • One entry per e-mail address* is permitted. The winners will be selected using random.org and announced on Monday, December 19th as an update to this post. That’s right, come right back here on Monday for the announcement of our winner.
  • The giveaway tiles cannot be applied to previous orders and will be shipped via UPS Ground service within the United States or Canada.
  • Good luck


*By opting into this week’s contest, you agree you would like to receive special email announcements or offers from FLOR in the future. Upon receiving our first piece of communication, you will have the option to opt-out of receiving emails in the future.

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We’ve been FLOR’d

We are soooooo almost done with my son’s big boy bedroom and I can’t wait to show you the big reveal…unfortunately, you’re just going to have to hold on a bit longer.  You see, the final piece that will go in there is a train table that he is inheriting from his cousin…but my mom can’t bring it up from PA until we call to tell her the baby is on the way.  So that means early November.  Sorry all…you’ll just have to be patient!

In the meantime, his new FLOR tiles arrived the other day and I took some time to put them together.

If you’ll recall from my original mood board, I had designed something with different shades of gray and pops of orange.

Here’s a better view of the screenshot of what I originally proposed by utilizing the FLOR builder.

I liked it…but it wasn’t exactly screaming awesome to me.  I wanted to keep the orange pieces towards the middle of the rug, but couldn’t figure out exactly how to do it without having any of them touch…so I kept designing until I came up with this plan:

This was composed of Toy Poodle squares in Cloud, Titanium, Sterling and Fog with pops of Rake Me Over in Clementine.  If you’ll recall from this post, I planned on having each square represented in the picture below actually be a quarter square.  Even though I have lots of experience with trimming FLOR tiles, and even though it is really easy, I decided to give my ultra-preggo self a break and had FLOR custom cut them for me for a nominal fee.  TOTALLY worth it in my humble opinion!

The tiles arrived on Friday around 2:00pm and by 2:45 this was the scene in his bedroom:

The kid is IN. LOVE. with his new FLOR tiles.  Every day he gets out of bed and immediately lies down on the rug with his head on one of the orange squares and insists that we join him…a proposition that is none too easy for me at this point in my pregnancy.  But how can you resist that face?

We’re so excited that the design worked out and totally tickled that our son loves it as much as we do.

Have you designed your FLOR lately?

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