Adding decorative tile accents to your next project is a great way to add personality to a space. Whether it's your home you're remodeling or adding a focal feature to your Instagram-worthy commercial space, we have a variety of examples for you, from small pops of tile to large custom accents. We hope these ideas inspire you to move into spring with bold and beautiful design.
Here are 11 ways to incorporate decorative tile accents:
1. Shower niches.
A shower niche is a great way to keep your shower looking clean and organized. Not only does it create a visual focal point to your handmade tile, it's also a beautiful option to store your shower accessories. Read our blog on 4 Shower Niche Ideas for more concepts!
3″x8″ Subway Tiles - 1016 Costa Rica
2. Fireplace hearths.
The hearth is the section that sits in front of your fireplace on the floor, and it's the perfect spot to personalize your space with a tile accent. This is a fun area to play with all of our pattern and color variations. We adore this modern rustic example where we created a custom trout mosaic to build off of the sophisticated cabin theme.
Medium Moroccan Fish Scales - 913 Old Copper, 1025 Heirloom Silver, 1083 Honeysuckle, 42 Olive.
3. Shower feature walls.
If you want bold color but aren't ready to completely cover a space in bright hues, creating a feature wall is a great solution. For this option, we love surrounding the shower in a neutral subway tile with the feature wall in one of our many radiant glaze hues. The juxtaposition of these shower tile accents creates a strong contrast, that can be toned up or down depending on your style.
Medium Diamonds, Star Pattern - 29E Lake Superior, Custom Color.
4. Fireplace surrounds.
Tiling your fireplace surround creates a statement look for your living room renovation. We like mixing our handmade tile as a surround with contrasting stone for the overmantel. This concept let's a small amount of custom tile go a long way.
Subway Tile - 713 Peacock Green, 123R Patina, 123W Patina with Pencil Liner accents.
5. Counter island wraps.
A tiled counter or kitchen island is an appealing way to add a unique accent. Think about your space as a unique experience for your customer and an opportunity to express different elements of your brand. This chic option at Van Leeuwen Ice Cream in L.A. shows that it's worth it to take the time to think of every detail. The pattern and color is meant to mimic their delightful ice cream cones. Sometimes the most forgotten areas of a space can be the most impactful!
Medium Moroccan Fish Scales custom color.
6. Trim for shower surrounds.
Shower surrounds are one of the most popular places for ceramic tile. Let your shower stand out by adding Bubbles trim to a subway tile surround. We sell decorative tile trim directly from our website in easy-to-install sheets. This is a simple way to spruce up your space.
Subway Tile - 130 White. Bubbles - Custom Color Palette.
7. Wood burning pizza ovens.
Our tile can take the heat! In this unique tile accent we covered a wood burning pizza oven in this trendy restaurant. Next time you're dining at one of your favorite pizza spots, we hope you see a tile-covered pizza oven filled with personality! A concept like this really lets you imagine all of the other unusual places you could add tile.
8. Fancy mirror surrounds.
Surround your mirror with a custom mosaic piece. This unique mirror surround is one of our favorite installations for it's unique and organic shape. Dream up something amazing and we'll make it a reality!
Custom shapes & colors. If you can dream it, we can make it. Fill out this form to start your custom project.
9. Entryway floor.
Do you have an entryway rug that's impossible to stay clean? Try adding a small entryway floor for a personalized entrance to your home that is both beautiful and functional. Be floored by how durable and easy to clean our ceramic tile is.
Large Diamonds - 130 White, 39 London Fog.
10. Mosaic stove splash.
A mosaic stove splash is a great option if you want to create an affordable custom tile piece. Bubbles are an extremely popular concept here, so are custom mosaics, and unique color combinations. Read 5 Stunning Stove Splashes Your Kitchen Needs for more ideas to plan your next project!
Bubbles - 956 Smoke N Mirrors, 9 Historic White, 1028 Grey Spice, 406R Aged Moss, 613 Black, 366 Satin Black, 220 Sooty Grey, 913 Old Copper, 906W Burnt Sugar. Trim - 613 Black.
11. Tiled Table Top.
Last but certainly not least is this custom tiled table top we created with Sara Bendrick. For her project, we used outdoor tile so that it will have a long life despite a variety of weather conditions. Give your little accent a bold look by creating a special geometric design that is distinctly one-of-a-kind.
Custom shapes - 214 Coastal Breeze, 32 Canton Jade, 1017E Sea Mist, 1017W Sea Mist, 1016 Costa Rica.
Order tile samples to see, touch, and fall in love with our handmade tiles in person. We would also love to hear what inspires you! Did our mosaic decorative tiles give you any inspiring ideas? Tell us more about your future project and get the ball rolling.
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