It’s commonplace to find tiles in the bathroom, but there so many interesting uses for tiles beside the guest loo! Whether you’re looking for a playful use of leftover tiles, or you’re hoping to create a gorgeous feature wall in any room, here we share some great alternative ways to use tiles at home!
From floors to ceilings, tiles are super durable and can add instant style to any space, with the added benefit of being able to withstand above average wear and tear at home. If you’ve just completed a renovation and have a few boxes of tiles left over, do not throw these out! In fact, gain some inspiration for interesting tile uses in unusual spaces.
If you’re looking for something trendy and different, why not tile your bedroom! Tiles will keep your space cooler in the summer months and can add colour and pattern to your space.
You could also create a feature wall above the bed by tiling it in your favourite tiles, or combinations of tiles! Go bold and use complimentary colours to suit your design scheme!
Make a statement with mosaics in your living room. How stylish is this entryway decked in white mosaics! Easy to maintain and clean, tiles are great for wall applications and will also add a wonderful reflective quality to your space.
You could also opt for a matte or terracotta tiled wall – add this to a study or nook and instantly add character to an otherwise sterile space.
Don’t forget the floors:
From staircases to feature floors, a careful arrangement of tiles, paired with other finishes such as wood, is ideal. Check out this wonderful hexagonal tile installation in shades of blue in an open plan dining room space (below). Paired with wood, it makes for a fascinating feature in this space!
If you have an extra box of backsplash tiles from your bathroom reno, why not put it to good use! Tile a table top for a customised look, or use hexagonal mosaics as coasters for a funky addition to your living room.
Other fun tiling projects include mosaics applied to accent pieces in your home – from mosaic pot plants to framed mirrors, vases and more. You can easily tie the entire design scheme together with tiles in the same colour and pattern.
Mix and Match:
Be brave and mix and match colours for a truly unique tiling installation. You can easily put your leftover tiles to good use and create a customised tiled wall in a choice of your favourite tiles! See this fun colour-block installation featured below!
Whether indoors or out, tiles remain a versatile and trendy solution. Other alternative areas include the patio, garden or steps surrounding the exterior of your home. Pretty up these areas with a beautiful tile installation!
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