Our Favorite Flooring Options

Think beyond basic hardwoods and give your floors personality. A few decorative touches will add some serious interest underfoot.

Mosaic Tile
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Mosaic Tile

Soft green walls and mosaic tile in shades of blue contribute to the ocean feel of this bedroom. To up the wow factor, limit a patterned tile to one or two rooms and keep other patterns in the space to a bare minimum.

Get this look: Paccha Fretwork-on-Four Tiles in Azure/Indigo/Turquoise, $18.50 per square foot; annsacks.com.

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Top 21 Beaches, Coast to Coast

Plan your summer getaway now: From white strands to secret coves, we've found the ultimate spots by the shore, plus fabulous lodging so you can stay as long as you like.

The Cove Beach, Cape May, New Jersey