Before I knew it, I had gathered some proper tools and put my workin' clothes on.
Here's a blog with great advice, BTW.)
I saw some stenciled floors and fell in love.
Of course, I have to do the whole "wood filler" and sanding thing first. Home Depot, here I come!
P.S. Thanks for all of your excellent advice yesterday! Without it, I might never have known the joy of ripping up carpet.