To walk unsteadily
To proceed or perform in an unsteady, faltering manner
To be irresolute in acting or doing
To overwhelm with surprise, wonder, or bewilderment
As you lay the floor, don't forget to stagger the joints.
Stagger the joints of each row to create more of a real wood look.
Stagger them slightly so you can see both colors and form them around the wick.
Place men or tall women in the background and remember to stagger head heights for balance to create an interesting dynamic.