After months of having a cement slab hallway I decided to do something about it.
(I rent this house and in 20 years of being here the carpet needs replacing, I ripped out the carpet in the two hallways opting for slab rather than disgusting 2 year old carpet)
My idea was to adhere cardstock in the clamshell design.
It was fun picking out the Asian themed paper I'd been
hoarding keeping for so long.
Looks pretty bright...
applying overstain with a crumpled rag
Then overstaining that
And several topcoats later, here it is. Just need the threshold strips now.