Sheet flooring for a 1970s house — Tapestry from Mannington

pattern vinyl flooringDo you want patterned vinyl or linoleum flooring? I get a fair number of questions from readers asking where to find it — and the pickins are slim. Here’s an option new in 2018, though: The “Tapestry” design luxury vinyl sheet flooring by Mannington. The pattern very much reminds me of the sheet vinyl that was put into my kitchen when it was fashionably renovated in 1976. So I’d say: This design would be appropriate for a 1970s-style Retro Renovation.

It comes in four colorways, I prefer the ones with blue in them. Because color. My c. 1976 floor was very very blue.

blue pattern vinyl floor

light blue pattern kitchen floor


patterned kitchen floor

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  1. Sandra says:

    A local flooring company went out of business leaving me in possession of a rainbow ring of Marmoleum samples. I LOVE all the colors on the ring, from infrared to ultraviolet. It was so hard to pick just one for my kitchen.
    There are a few flooring artists around who can join together different colored sheets to create designs, but I haven’t done that since it wouldn’t be period appropriate for a residence.

  2. Toni says:

    When I special ordered my Marmoleum the sales lady kept calling it vinyl no matter how many times I corrected her and also told her the difference in composition. You’d think, working in the business…

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