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9 Ways Grout–Yes, Grout–Can Add to Your Design
"finished tile project looks—sometimes significantly. Buy extra tile and have your... your tile setter mock up some samples using your tile and the grout colors you like.... how a tile wall, counter or floor will look. Traditionally, the grout used on tile... ask your tile setter to see a sample palette of grout colors. You'll notice right away... of a tile installation. I'm in the process of laying porcelain tile that looks like..."
12 Gorgeous Black and White Bathrooms
Luxurious materials, vintage touches and thoughtful color splashes make these chic spaces worth borrowing ideas from
"subway tiles, black and white hexagonal floor tiles, and pedestal sinks and tubs with... checkerboard tile floors, white tile up to about 4 ft with a black pencil tile in a rope... glass or stainless backsplash than subway tiles. Sorry, I don't want to insult anyone's... white tiles with black grout. I'm also not a fan of subway tiles--especially white... customized tile 'bathmat' in the first, and more subtle carrara tiles - a more elegant..."
How to Build a Better Shower Curb
Work with your contractors and installers to ensure a safe, stylish curb that keeps the water where it belongs
"if your tile is a 30cmx60cm tile. Plan the curb when designing the shower. After... After the tile is selected. Have the tile setter build the shower curb for you - not... different tile note - does anyone know if glass mosaic tiles are safe for use in a fireplace... I will tile the glass part with the beautiful glass tiles!!! We don't actually use... of your tile guy. He has to check the slope before he starts tiling in thinbed (with..."
9 Hard Questions to Ask When Shopping for Stone
Learn all about stone sizes, cracks, color issues and more so problems don't chip away at your design happiness later
"discount tile store. I can't buy vein cut marble at those numbers. The tile is out of... porcelain tile. If the tile has been sealed with a high quality sealer (recommend sealing... spare tile than on the tiles in your shower. That's a great Idea. Thanks for your... to any tile - porcelain, ceramic and glass- not because of the tile but because of... advertised 'tile cleaners' contain these acidic products which ARE fine for your tile...."
The Hearth: It Makes a House a Home
"handmade tiles, flanked by built in shelves surrounded by nooks that emphasized as cozy... wall with stainless steel tiles, and was also considering a tempered glass mantle. Haven't... lines with stainless steel mantles. Cantilevered tempered glass mantle doesn't compete... travertine tiles and distressed walnut mantle. I'm contemplating covering my fireplace... Decorative tile can often be applied over existing brick fireplaces. This tile gives this..."
Roots of Style: Spanish Eclectic Homes Find a Place in the Sun
Flexible stucco, intricate tiles and more have kept this multicultural style going strong for a century
"intricate tiles and more have kept this multicultural style going strong for a century... a clay tile roof in the U.S., you will likely find a palm tree nearby, for Spanish... barrel tile roof on the porches that wrap around this house to quit leaking has modified... Beautiful tiles! Thanks for inserting the reference to fountains. It's another wonderful... mostly tile roofing that overhangs to make nice porches with exposed beams. @montevista..."
Stars and Myths Inspire a Contemporary London Garden
A sinuously snaking path, tiles like dragon skin and a triad of stone apples give a British garden an air of enchantment
"path, tiles like dragon skin and a triad of stone apples give a British garden an... through the steel barrier. I, for one, love the constellation theme and how everything... and that tile path! I LOVE this garden and the mythical story telling of SJ Rothwell... Corten steel and patinas, living in Napa, Ca - check out NapaValleyGates.com. Be... colorful tile path and the corten screen plus fire pit area. I do share billie's concern..."
8 Tips for Creating Your Own Wetroom
"full of tile with color, light, texture and wood... it, and tile all four walls. You now have your very own wetroom. While this concept... full of tile and cold surfaces inviting? Here are 8 tips on how to create a warm and... of the tile and steel. Yes, Europeans can be a lot more practical when it comes to... mirrors Wood tile look guest bath... all the tile. The use of cream and beige tiles in this wetroom variation give it a..."
Living Area Lightened Up and Ready for Anything
"elain tile and outdoor fabrics prepare this lakeside home for the challenge of pets... beneath the tile floor. My husband & I purchased a lake home in Michigan & have been... the ONE tiled floor (laundry room) that we had in a former home was. It is currently... replaced with stainless. We will keep the countertops(granite transformation) because they're... porcelain tile with a wood-grain look replaced the golden-colored traditional square..."
Kitchen Color: 15 Ravishing Red Backsplashes
"these tiles, but I think that the large amount of grout makes them particularly... these red tiled backsplashes with lots of wooden finishes in the first few photos. Fantastic... the red tiles, that contain and regulate the color in rigid boxes, have less appeal... professional tile setter doing complex inlay work, I had a client request wild red poppies... stoneware tile by Ann Sacks. I keep flip-flopping everyday between this color and the..."
See the Clever Tricks That Opened Up This Master Bathroom
A recessed toilet paper holder and cabinets, diagonal large-format tiles, frameless glass and more helped maximize every inch of the space
"large-format tiles, frameless glass and more helped maximize every inch of the space... floor tiles in the shower slippery? My contractor insists that I need small tiles... using a tile-ready pan inset into the floor. Had to keep the window (condo) because... white tile used extensively with a small but interesting highlight material can make... large tiles? I grew up with one bathroom for ten people. As an adult I worked hard..."
8 Elements of Mediterranean Garden Style
Opt for olives and take up with tile. Mild-climate gardens everywhere can benefit from the features of their Mediterranean cousins
How to Pick a Kitchen Backsplash That Wows
Design your ideal backsplash with help from these Houzz guides and inspiring ideas for every kitchen style
"custom tile mosaics and the ones with stainless steel tiles. I'm having a hard time... brick and stainless steel countertops. Didn't want a traditional tile backsplash because... boring 6X6 tiles for our back splash and placement alongside the stainless steel (don't... bland - stainless steel plates and tiles. Everyone with a new kitchen has nearly the... this full tile splash and tile pattern in a mid-century modern Eichler home: it has some..."
Let Creativity Spill Over in the Kitchen
From artful arrangements to faux tile, imagination belongs in the kitchen as much as any other room in your house
"to faux tile, imagination belongs in the kitchen as much as any other room in your... achieve faux tile in a flash, they could use Casart faux glass mosaic tile, removable w... painted tile wall - "peeled off the tape once the paint had dried" - exactly when does... glass) tile is incorporated. Once we perfected the ability to transfer high resolution... Faux TileInstead of upper cabinets filling the space above the stove, the homeowners..."
Report From Dwell on Design 2011
"Geometic Tile, Paper Pendants, Modern Planters and More... cement tiles offer new geometries and bold color choices while adhering to traditional... gorgeous tiles are saturated with color, offered in multitudes of shapes and designs... style steel mailbox with glass front allows you to add a personal touch outside your..."