Tile and Grout


Cement Tile vs. Encaustic Tile

Filed under Bathrooms, Design Projects, Quick Reference Guides, Tile and Grout

I love using cement tiles in my designs because they are gorgeous! Recently, I was in a tile showroom and the words encaustic tile and cement tile were thrown around interchangeably. Since I didn’t know the difference, I asked the salesperson.

Well, she answered in a way that I knew she had no clue! Haha. So, I had to do some digging! Visit the blog to see stunning tiles, a video of craftsman making the beauties and grab your free resource guide!

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Pros and Cons of Glass Tile

Filed under Bathrooms, Kitchens, Tile and Grout

I know! I talk a lot about my love of natural stone, but I do love a gorgeous glass tile! It looks so good when you want to attain the “spa” look and feel. In fact, I adore the palette and sophistication you can achieve with glass! In the kitchen I designed below, I used a recycled […]

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Get your Grout On!

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WOOT!   I know. Grout TOTALLY gets your attention!! Well, it should, because EVERY home needs grout!! Having the “right” grout can make or break a room. In the last 5 years grout selections have changed. It is not just non-sanded or sanded “tile glue” anymore. You can find grout in almost any color and shade. Changing […]

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Same Tile Pattern – Traditional and Modern Looks

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How do you make the same tile pattern look both traditional and modern?  Well, it depends on three things: The scale (or size) of the tile The edge of the tile Grout spacing and color One of my favorite and most versatile (get it? versa-tile?!) patterns is the subway, or brick pattern.  In modern bathrooms, I […]

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