Your property is a work in progress a lot of the time. Things are moving this way and that, as your space evolves according to how your expectations of it change. This can often mean big changes. But a lot of the time, it also makes for some subtle changes too, which are just as important.
Take a look at this blog entry about patching a wood floor. In this case, a gap where a heat register grill used to be required some attention. What to do? Well, a wood floor patch as taken from another part of the property which is less viewed – the dark recesses of a closet in this case.
Take a look at the pictures. It’s not completely seamless, as the flooring which is more exposed to light tends to be less vibrant in terms of color. Yet, it’s still an attractive result, and a fairly simple workaround too without having to go out and color match for a single piece – which would have resulted in a difference in color anyway.
I guess with anything else, in this case the simplest solution was also the most effective.