How to Give Hardwood Floors a Distressed Look

Christine and I were prepping the bathroom walls to be painted (sanding, last bits of wallpaper removal, etc). We took a break to check on this kids to find that Allison had taken the gallon of unopened bathroom paint and opened it by dropping it on the hard wood floors...

Allison\'s Paint Spill
Allison's Paint Spill

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Needless to say, having a 1 year old drop very nice paint on your wood floor and then having two people clean that part of the floor for ~40 minutes will produce a nice distressed look. It really gives the house character. I highly recommend it.