Need advice on bath tile new "look"
sandydunbar
October 24, 2012 in Design Dilemma
I am looking at Lowe's Calacatta tile in an 8x12 bath. Would you use the new 12 x 24 long ways on the floor? For the 12 new glass shower area ( took out an old tub) would you suggest the 9 x 12 in a subway pattern for that area or stay with the 12 x 24 in there as well? Vertical up the walls or subway style across in that area? Thanks, Sandy
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Emily Hurley
Hi Sandy, Did you decide which way to lay the tile yet? Would love to hear what you did. Any pics to share?
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David J. Design Inc.
Hi Sandy , Definitely go with the tile longways as it will make the space feel larger. I assume you will be doing the floor tile in a subway pattern. I would do the 9 x 12 in a subway pattern in the shower unless your bathroom is really super modern and then you would stack the tile. Why dont you put a soap recess in your shower and perhaps introduce a decorative mosaic tile to give your shower a bit of interest. You can either do the mosaic on a full wall or just a stripe. See the pics attached.
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