Coraline Jones
Coraline Jones
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  • Springfield, MO

Bottlecap Floor Tile


My office / craft room floor was a boring beige carpet. We a little help from friends, family and local pubs, I fixed it.
bottlecap floor tile
Started with straightening a LOT of bent caps.

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bottlecap floor tile
Once I knew I'd collected enough for my pattern, I began by marking center on my concrete board. I laid out something temporary and took a pic so I could see my pattern.
bottlecap floor tile
Each cap got morta piped in (so not to collapse when walked on)
bottlecap floor tile
My grand daughter kept me company through many hours of securing each cap.
bottlecap floor tile
What began as just a star became a large bottle cap floor covering.
bottlecap floor tile
The final touch was black unsanded grout (my least enjoyable part of the project) and many coats of commercial floor urethane.
I love doing it but am very glad it's done. It took over a year to complet. Not because I wasn't able to do it, I just waited for friends, family and pubs to drink the right colors I needed.
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  • Ssc33906395
    on Aug 7, 2018

    How fix a cast iron tub finish coming of

    • Christine Bowers
      on Aug 1, 2019

      I would love to know that too. My cast iron tub is gross. We had a bad clog, the industrial strength drain opener ate the paint off half my tub.

  • Vicki Clark
    on Aug 7, 2018

    awesome how does it feel when you walk barefooted on it

    • Agnieszka Ramsay
      on Aug 27, 2019

      I'm sure you could work with the local pubs and ask them to save all their caps for you. You could provide them with a container with your name and number on it, then come and empty it every few days.

  • Joe
    on Aug 1, 2019

    Did you grout then in or just leave

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  • Diana west
    on Aug 2, 2019

    beeutiful I think this is awesome!! I would like this in my moroccan bathroom

  • Deidra
    on Aug 24, 2019

    Can’t find the project that shows different ways to display your address numbers on your house

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