11 Stylish Bedroom Flooring Alternatives

Start from the ground up with your bedroom design. Consider tossing the basic Berber carpet for alternative flooring options to better suit your personal style.
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November 25, 2014

Photo By: Eric

Photo By: Eric Perry

Photo By: Eric Perry


This bedroom's Old World charm is accentuated with neutral hexagonal tile flooring. Easy to install and clean, this floor is also a durable choice. Tile is an ideal flooring option for warm climate areas to keep cool in harsh heat. Design by Lori Venner and Thom Oppelt

Two-Toned Wood

The contrast of the light and dark hand-scraped maple flooring adds drama to this masculine space. Design by Woodley Architectural Group

Animal Print Rug

A small animal print rug on the floor of a bedroom adds an sophisticated pop of pattern to liven up the space. Design by Lori Dennis


Using laminate is a low-cost, yet stylish flooring option. Made to resemble hardwood, stone and tile, laminate gives inexpensive options for texture, style and color. Photo courtesy of Mohawk Flooring

Plaid Carpet

A classic plaid-patterned carpet fits beautifully with this Americana-themed bedroom. Design by Rimrock Constuction and Corey R. Solum

Going Green

Add color and pattern with a large rug. This rug is not only stain-resistant, but its fibers are made from recycled soda bottles. Design by Kemp Hall Studio


A lively choice for children's bedrooms, linoleum flooring is available in a range of bright colors as well as soothing neutrals. Easy to install and clean, these floors can stand whatever kids dole out. Photo courtesy of Forbo Marmoluem


Made to mimic hardwood and other elegant flooring options, vinyl is a less expensive, yet very durable choice for the bedroom. Photo courtesy of Tarkett


Concrete is an eco-friendly and low-maintenance bedroom flooring. These concrete floors are solar-radiant heated, taking this room from industrial cool to warm and cozy. Photo courtesy of Fawn Art Photography

Star-Pattern Carpet

Soft and durable, carpet is always a sensible option for a bedroom, especially a child's room. Choose a classic pattern to make the room easy to update as your child grows. Design by Kelley Proxmire; photography by Erik Johnson


This woven-strand bamboo flooring ranks high in sustainability. Not only is it beautiful, but it is high-quality as well.

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