Concrete: so very, very chic right now. But quite a commitment, no? If you don’t relish the thought of laying concrete floors or making big changes to your walls or surfaces, then the good news is that it’s extremely easy to fake.
You don’t need to commit to, for example, having your entire floor filled with the real thing, there are plenty of really good imitation materials around from look-a-like wallpaper to laminate floor tiles. You can also create the illusion of concrete using paint methods or grey plaster. These instructions for giving your wall a “concrete finish” are pretty good.
Compliment faux concrete flooring/walls with real concrete trinkets like flower pots, candle holders, book ends and lights: