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Mosaic Tile Designs That’ll Thrill You to Bits
Whether you go for simple stones or imaginative expressions, a mosaic can turn any surface into a work of art
"expressions, a mosaic can turn any surface into a work of art... ago, mosaic tiles are one of the world’s oldest art forms. Few other creations in... longevity. And mosaic tile continues to be an integral part of our homes, parks and public... durability, mosaic tile is extremely versatile. Just about anything is possible with mosaics... types of mosaic and how they’re made and installed.... installing mosaics is to incorporate handmade mosaic mirrors into your decor. Mosaic..."
Smashing Mosaics Stir Landscape Style
"patterned mosaics. The ripples of color and texture bring so much life to the surface... fact that mosaics are so rare in home gardens makes them all the more appealing. Maybe... points in a mosaic, this effect has the potential to ruin your wonderfull mosaic artwork... consider a mosaic on a wall instead. Any image can be recreated as a mosaic http://... s.com/mosaic.htm ... And here I thought mosaics were historical artifacts! These..."
Mosaics Bring a Classical Art Form Home
"an art mosaic to differentiate it from a sheeted mosaic. Not that there's anything... for art mosaics and I fell hard when I stood under the spectacular ceilings of St.... sheeted mosaics, it's just that sometimes a room needs a little extra. An art mosaic... an art mosaic to a backsplash, a fireplace surround or a bathroom is a great way to... can't. Mosaics aren't so much timeless as they are ageless. And even modern ones are..."
Carrara vs. Calacatta Marble: What is the Difference?
"these two marbles, so I decided to create an ideabook to illustrate the differences.... Italian marbles are very similar in appearance: white with gray veining. To add to... polished marbles of all kinds, Carrera,Calcutta & Cappucino Marble.. Have never had... staggered mosaic tiles in these two marbles? Would carrara still have a more gray color... Calacatta Marble & Mosaic Co., we stock only the best 1st quality Italian Calacatta in..."
10 Modern Marble Looks
Marble has broken free of the standard kitchen countertop slab and is showing up on bathtub backsplashes, modern dining tables and more
"Marble has broken free of the standard kitchen countertop slab and is showing up... Marble has been used in kitchens and bathrooms for years. But this traditional material... beauty of marble but are craving a new look, take a cue from these spaces.... for your marble is. As I said "Marble is not even Marble". And depend what you want... do to marble? If you like the look of marble and don't mind the stains it's great..."
Why Marble Might Be Wrong for Your Bathroom
You love its beauty and instant high-quality appeal, but bathroom marble has its drawbacks. Here's what to know before you buy
"bathroom marble has its drawbacks. Here's what to know before you buy... amount of marble in the world, it's become more difficult to find quality marble for... Marble has been used by master craftsmen throughout the ages to adorn palace floors... today marble tile is making its way more and more into everyday homes — bathrooms... appreciate Marble for being just that - it's Marble. Marble can and will do what's written..."
Using White Marble: Hot Debate Over a Classic Beauty
"see if marble's right for you... Calacatta marble, with their classic white and gray veining, has been used for centuries... natural marble is striking up a debate among homeowners, contractors and designers... white marble is appropriate to use. As the specifying interior designer, I’ve been... tile and marble expert Melissa Patterson, showroom manager of Renaissance Tile &... White Marble. Sorry about that. This Marble is the hardest White Marble in the world..."
Great Material: Milky Marble
"white marble to your kitchen, bath and more... white marble in their kitchen or bathroom? Designers are doing some pretty neat things... us the marble will come back every year to treat and seal it. Love the marble. That... polished (marble basketweave floor and porcelain shower tiles that look like marble or... seeing marble in kitchens and bathrooms. We made the mistake of putting polished... polished marble in our shower, and even though I personally sealed it before we moved in..."
The Magnificence of Marble in The Home
"Marble is one of my favorite materials for the home. I don't get a chance to use... installing a marble piece in the home is generally time-consuming and requires serious... of the marble pieces I tend to love). Nevertheless, I appreciate it every time I see... we see marble are in the bathroom and kitchen. However, even in these common spaces... make the marble stand out. And even if you go a more traditional route, the marble..."
Dream Tile, Sensational Style
From intricate mosaics to large-scale porcelain, splurgeworthy tiles create a luxurious air in the bath and beyond
"intricate mosaics to large-scale porcelain, splurgeworthy tiles create a luxurious air... classes in mosaic art at the UCSD Craft Center in La Jolla, California. It amazes me that... tumbled marble or ceramic.. mosaic tile murals too. http://www.AliciatappDesigns.com... Glass Mosaics. That is stunning. And wouldn't a glass tile forest of birch trees... high-end mosaic tile arena are Italian, and this one is Bisazza. The large-scale patterns..."
'Weave' Stone Tile for an Elegant Bath
"weave Mosaics Add Style and Dimension to a Tile Floor... stone mosaic basketweave tile on the floor. It adds elegance as well as visual and... surface. The mosaics come polished or honed and are mounted on 12" x 12" mesh sheets for... Weave Mosaic Marble Tile, from Floor & Decor Outlets, and can be found at http://www... rather marble mosaics check out the middle dull spot before and after to give you... basketweave mosaic for a small bathroom, if anyone has any product suggestions. I'm concerned..."
Terrazzo Makes a Comeback for Floors and More
Popular from the 1400s through the mid-1970s, this mosaic material is staging a return in homes today — including in some surprising uses
"this mosaic material is staging a return in homes today — including in some surprising... combined with mosaic and marble slabs. I'm sure that I have photos I took in Rome at Palazzo... areas (marble was the previous public building choice, but marble is easily destroyed... tiles or mosaics or anything. Its extremely versatile. I will post examples when I return... long as marble/misc aggregates are still quarried 1. I doubt that terrazzo floors put..."
8 Top Tile Types for Your Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash designs don't have to be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range of styles
"mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range of styles... artist mosaic installation. Chicago Mosaics can design, and install a unique backsplash... pretty mosaics that are so popular). We ended up with Solistone Mardi Gras glass tiles... stone (marble or travertine) -which is relativity inexpensive- and create a custom... and the mosaic backsplash area was a custom cut design using the same botticino tile..."
What to Use for the Shower Floor
"Tiles, Mosaics, Teak Slats and Pebbles... used cork mosaic in their shower floor? I'm looking at it http://www.jelinek.com/mo... the cork mosaic info. It looks like a great product! great idea book! Would take issue... weave mosaic with brown dots coordinates nicely with the cream tile and teak fold-up... cararra marble tiles coordinate with the calacatta curb and floor tile in this blue... Neutral tan mosaic tile covers and differentiates the shower floor in a blue glass mosaic..."
Dream Spaces: 12 Beautiful White Kitchens
"while marble counters whisper of luxury... gleaming marble counters and backsplashes are everywhere you look these days. It’s easy... Adding marble to the mix introduces a luxurious touch. That said, there are drawbacks... And marble is definitely not for everyone. It’s soft and porous, so it scratches... etching. Marble aficionados learn to love the patina (or live with the patina) that... including the marble. I however would not want to live with the fussiness of marble. In..."