Glenna Blanchard Tile Ideas September 03rd, 2018 - 09:43:01
Bathroom wall tile ideas are manifold and you can really get creative. Just make sure it vibes well with the overall decor, fixtures and theme of the bathroom.
When coming up with bathroom tiles ideas, you will need to decide first as to which type of tile you want, whether it be ceramic, porcelain, glass or natural stone. You can choose any of the tile types to use in a bathroom installation but you will need to be informed of the implications and characteristics of each tile type to avoid potential failures which are costly and disastrous. Prior to installing your tiles, you will need to evaluate the suitability of the substrate, whether that be the wall or floor and consider if it needs any extra strengthening or waterproofing. The tiles may be too heavy for your wall substrate type, or you may be wanting to use glass tiles which require a different type of adhesive and a professional technique when being fitted to avoid unsightly voids and shadows behind the tiles.
Mosaic tile designs are also very interesting if you wish to add detail. When multiple mosaic tiles are used together, they look more apparent. Wide variety of mosaic tiles are available in different colors ranging from bold to light and subtle. Bathroom tiles can also be decorated having the border for all the tiles. You can also place few tiles of some different color than the hue of the bathroom at various different locations. This ways you can make your bathroom look interesting with splash of colors.
Every bathroom is different and will have different tile laying challenges. You can get thousands of tile ideas from searching through pictures on the Internet or from the countless home improvement books and magazines.
Dark colored tiles can make an already small bathroom appear smaller. Good small bathroom tile ideas include using light colored tiles. That does not mean that you have to use only white tiles. Beige and pastel shades will also work fine. The advantage of light colored flooring is that it reflects light and makes the room appear spacious.
If you decide to go in for plain white or off-white colored tiles for your bathroom wall, you can liven up the ensemble by including dark colored tiles like red, blue or green ones in the middle. It need not follow a certain pattern. Just include the colored tiles at random positions. This will add a dash of color to your bathroom. Another idea is to incorporate tiles with paintings or prints in between plain white ones. For instance a few tiles with pretty floral prints in between pale pink or white tiles give a delicate, feminine touch to the bathroom. You can also choose to incorporate a single large tile with a painting or design in the middle and surround it with plain colored tiles.