Kitchen with yellow tile wall

Tile Color Inspiration Room by Room

Table of Contents Bathroom Color Ideas Master Bedroom Color Ideas Living Room Color Ideas Kitchen Color Ideas Open-Concept Floor Plan Color Ideas Outdoor Room Color Ideas Dining Room Color Ideas Laundry Room Color Ideas Color Inspiration for Any Room of the House Searching for a tile color for your space? With so many attractive tile…

Outdoor kitchen with ceramic tile

Using Porcelain and Ceramic Tile in Outdoor Kitchens

Outdoor kitchens are rising in popularity as a way to create more living space outdoors and to better enjoy the beauty of nature.  Nature’s not the only beautiful thing to look at in an outdoor kitchen — with stunning porcelain and ceramic tile options, you can create an outdoor kitchen that will rival any area…

Blue-Green Tile: Teal, Turquoise, Aqua, and Peacock Tile Ideas

The strong desire to connect with nature has led recent interior decor trends toward earth tones as well as water-inspired colors, textures, and designs. New blue-green hues have evolved from the biophilic palette to bring unique variations ranging from vibrant turquoise to mellow aqua, stylish teal, and regal peacock shades.  Colors in the Blue-Green Family…

Iridescent blue mosaic tiles with origami cranes on top

Mosaic Tile Ideas: Your Big Guide to Little Tiles

Looking to add mosaic tile to your home or business? You’ve come to the right place. We have everything you need to know about why and how to use mosaic tile, including the best places to install it and the most creative designs. But let’s start with what makes a tile a “mosaic” tile in…

Everything You Need to Know About Subway Tile

Subway tile: you’ve heard of it and admired it, but do you really know what makes subway tile subway tile?  We’re here to help! We’ve included a little historical perspective, the general characteristics of traditional subway tile, creative subway tile installation patterns and adaptations, and some ideas on how to use subway tile in your…

Colorful Bathroom Floor Tile Ideas

Looking for fun flooring ideas for your bathroom? Colorful bathroom floor tile is just the pick-me-up we need to inspire our days, with options that span the rainbow and creative multicolor designs, as well. Here are some of our favorite colorful tile bathroom floors from Instagram, guaranteed to cheer you. Yellow Bathroom Floor Tiles View…

Tile coasters

Easy Tile Coaster Crafts for DIYers

We love tile crafts, and one of the easiest and most fun tile crafts out there involves making coasters out of tile. Whether you’re creating tile coasters as a gift for a holiday or to use in your own home, you can’t go wrong with this simple tile craft project. Not sure where to start?…

Marble-Look Gauged Porcelain Tile Kitchen Table

Our Favorite Porcelain Furniture on Instagram

We recently explained why gauged porcelain is our new favorite material for furniture, and now we want to share some of our favorite porcelain furniture examples from Instagram. All of these examples showcase different designs and even types of furniture, but they have one thing in common: gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs. Intrigued? Read on.  Gauged…

Ceramic tile for dog showers and pet washing stations

Dog Showers You (and Your Pup) Will Love

Every dog owner knows the struggle of muddy paw prints after going for a walk or playing outside.  Rinsing off Rover with a hose outdoors isn’t always possible because of location or climate. Wiping off Winnie with a rag is a short-term solution at best. Using your regular shower or sink generally gives you a…

Five Places You’ll Secretly Find Porcelain Tile

Porcelain tile is known for its functional benefits and aesthetics, but did you know that porcelain isn’t just for flooring? Thicker porcelain pavers and thin panels/slabs have expanded porcelain’s versatility to include impressive uses.  The most recent advancement in porcelain is gauged porcelain tile: Specially manufactured porcelain tile in panels or slabs as long as…

Artisan Planter Box Auction

Perhaps quarantine time at home has allowed you an opportunity to explore new ideas for improving your outdoor living spaces or you are keeping yourself and your family busy with creative craft projects. We’ve shared instructions with you earlier for one way to make a planter box from mosaic tile or leftover tile you have…

Get Outside With Our Guide to Outdoor Tile

The joy of owning a home is being able to create a comfortable and safe place to live. Now, more than ever, our living space is not confined to just a roof over our head but also includes numerous outdoor spaces to enjoy. Whether you want to read peacefully by a patio fireplace or make…

Not Your Typical Pool Tile

Searching for an innovative look for your pool addition or remodel? If you are looking for a design that knocks typical blue pool tiles out of the water, make a style splash with these unique pool tile examples from Instagram. Patterned Poolside Tile View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ceramics of Italy…

Spacious outdoor patio

Explore the Great Outdoor Tile Possibilities

Nothing makes us want to get outdoors more than blue skies and some sunshine. Of course, it helps if you have a beautiful outdoor space, and creating such a space starts with selecting durable, weather-resistant, and stylish materials. Create your own private getaway with ceramic tile and turn every ordinary day into a stay-cation you’ll…

Indoor-Outdoor Tile: Your Complete Guide

As homeowners continue to embrace open-concept floor plans inside the home and designated living spaces outside, a trend to blur the delineation of these areas has emerged.  Indoor-outdoor transitional spaces combine the comforts of indoor living with the advantages of outdoor areas, such as fresh air, the view or beauty of natural surroundings, outdoor activities,…

Blue and white bathroom, white tub

Nine Masterful Master Baths You’ll Swoon Over

Dreaming about the perfect master bathroom? Whether you’re building a new house, remodeling your current master bath, or just musing on your dream home, we have nine master bathroom examples from Instagram that you’re bound to fall for.  All-White Master Bathroom View this post on Instagram A post shared by Western Carpet One (@westerncarpetone) on…

2020 Tile Trends: Think Outside the Box

Our celebration of National Tile Day continues with another 2020 tile trend! We began with an exploration of giant gemstone tile looks. Now, let’s focus on trending tile shapes.  Geometric tile shapes other than rectangles make for an interesting and impactful installation, so prepare to be wowed. Here are some nonrectangular tile examples from Instagram…