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Touch of Grace

Touch of Grace

Elegance is key in this highly inspirational style, with three sophisticated floor looks to choose from. Read more about each look and click the how-to-guide for easy directions.

Read more in the Bona Floor Styling brochure
Grace Bright

Grace Bright

A delicate grey finish with the wooden feel preserved through brushing and painting. Finish: extra matt.

Topcoating:
Traffic HD XM
Complexity:
Moderate
Brushing:
Required
Directions Drying time
Prepare the floor and end the sanding with grit 120.
Apply Bona Classic using a roller or other suitable applicator (approx. 8-10 m²/lit). 1-2 h
Apply paint using a Bona Microfiber Roller 5 mm and let dry. 2-3 h
Make a light intermediate abrasion to reduce any grain raise using Bona Diamond Abrasives grit 120. Vacuum or dust wipe.
If required, apply a second coat of paint and let dry for complete hiding. 2-3 h
Protect surface with Bona Traffic HD XM. 6-12 h
An additional coat of lacquer may be needed in high traffic areas.

Special considerations

Brushing is required so as to preserve some of the wood feeling.

Other information

For lower wear resistance requirements, another non-yellowing lacquer such as Bona Novia or Bona Traffic can be used. In high traffic areas, consider ending with two layers of Bona Traffic HD.

Grace Dark

Grace Dark

Poise and elegance achieved through brushing and painting. Finish: silk matt

Topcoating:
Traffic HD SM
Complexity:
Moderate
Brushing:
Required
Directions Drying time
Prepare the floor and end the sanding with grit 120.
Apply Bona Classic using a roller or other suitable applicator (approx. 8-10 m²/lit). 1-2 h
Apply paint using a Bona Microfiber Roller 5 mm and let dry. 2-3 h
Make a light intermediate abrasion to reduce any grain raise using Bona Diamond Abrasives grit 120. Vacuum or dust wipe.
If required, for complete hiding, apply a second coat of paint and let dry. 2-3 h
Protect surface with Bona Traffic HD SM. 6-12 h
An additional coat of lacquer may be needed in high traffic areas.

Special considerations

Brushing is required so as to preserve some of the wood feeling.

Other information

For lower wear resistance requirements, another non-yellowing lacquer such as Bona Novia or Bona Traffic can be used. In high traffic areas, consider ending with two layers of Bona Traffic HD.

Grace Vivid

Grace Vivid

A black background combined with contrasting white for a chalky look with the wood grain visible. Finish: extra matt.

Topcoating:
Hard Wax Oil XM
Complexity:
Challenging
Brushing:
Required
Directions Drying time
Prepare the floor and end the sanding with grit 120. Vacuum carefully.
Add 5% Bona Mix Colour to a can of Bona Rich Tone (250 ml to 5 l). Shake vigorously.
Apply the mixed Tone using an application sleeve (8-10 m2/litre). 5-10 h
Thoroughly stir the oil and apply it to the floor using a, squeegee or red buffing pad (approx. 20 m²/lit).
Allow the oil 15-30 minutes to be absorbed. Buff the surface with a buffing machine equipped with a red pad, adding more oil as required. 15-30 min
After another 15-30 minutes, remove surplus oil using cotton cloths. 15-30 min
Let dry. 12 h
Vacuum and then apply 1-2 coats of Bona Hard Wax Oil XM depending on wear resistance requirements. 16-24 h

Other information

This look uses Extra Matt Hardwax Oil as a finish. Consider Matt or Silk matt version for a livelier impression.

”Upcycling is the next big thing in the floor world. Bona Inspiration suits this trend perfectly.”

”Upcycling is the next big thing in the floor world. Bona Inspiration suits this trend perfectly.”

Cay Bond, trend expert and co-creator of the Bona Inspiration concept, is an authority on sustainable design.