Valentine's Day tile crafts

Heartfelt Valentine’s Day Tile Crafts We Love

When we speak from the heart, our gifts convey thoughtfulness and the intimacy of knowing someone well. Rather than spending time shopping for someone, we spend our time lovingly making something that is as unique as they are. These are the gifts we know will be treasured because they also carry a bit of our…

Make the ’20s Roar Again With Art Deco Tile

The roaring ’20s are back! To celebrate, we’re embracing Art Deco style and all its glamor.  Art Deco, short for Arts Décoratifs, is characterized by decadent details, bold patterns, and rich colors — lending perfectly to ceramic tile design. Here are some Art Deco tile looks from Instagram that we think are the bee’s knees! …

Our 10 Best Tile Resources of 2019

The end of the year is a great time to look ahead and also to reflect on your accomplishments for the year. At Why Tile, we consider the tile resources we’ve created for you to be our greatest accomplishments. Here’s a recap of the Why Tile information you loved the most in 2019. Our Most…

Get Cozy With These Outdoor Tile Fireplaces

When the temperature starts to drop, you may be tempted to store away your patio furniture, say goodbye to backyard barbeques, and head indoors for the season. But that doesn’t have to be the case! Outdoor fireplaces help keep your outdoor space warm and inviting throughout the colder months. If you’re warming up to the…

Get Creative With Staggered Tile Transitions

Updated: July 2023 One of today’s most creative tile trends is a staggered tile installation.  In a “staggered” installation, the tiles’ natural shape makes the edge of the tiled area rather than the tile being cut to fit a straight-edged area. This “unfinished” look, both casual and refined, can showcase the craft of tile installation.…

Guide to Creating a Transitional Kitchen

Designing, renovating, or redecorating your kitchen? Transitional design may be just what you’re looking for.  The transitional kitchen is the perfect blend of older and more modern styles and offers endless room for design creativity and flexibility. Our guide to creating a transitional kitchen gives you all the intel to decide if this style is…

Bewitching Black Bathroom Tile

When you think of Halloween, you may think of black cats, witches garbed in dark robes, or spooky things that go bump in the night. We’re musing on something even more daring: black bathroom tile so bewitching that it gives us goosebumps.  This bold look is captivating every day of the year. Take a peek…

Celebrate World Honey Bee Day With Hexagon Tile

Advances in manufacturing techniques allow us to create limitless new tile designs, including twists on long-standing favorites. Hexagon tile has been a popular choice for decades and continues to lend a playful look to a variety of applications, both with traditional and contemporary approaches. In honor of World Honey Bee Day, here are some of…

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Travel With Tile: 2019 Summer Destinations

Planning where to spend your summer vacation is exciting all on its own, but deciding to travel with purpose can add an additional level of fulfillment to your trip. Traveling with purpose can mean traveling with certain goals in mind, be they goals for self-care, self-enrichment to learn something new, or a selfless journey to…