Floor to Wall Tile Transition Ideas

Floor to Wall Tile Transition Ideas

What's better than one tiled surface? Two tiled surfaces! With 12 shapes and 130 glaze colors, the options are endless for making the perfect floor to wall transition. whether you continue a single tile pattern from floor to wall or mix it up with two different patterns, you can't go wrong. Here are some of our favorite ways to transition from wall to floor with handmade tile...

1. Fireplaces

Fireplaces are meant to be the center of attention. So, why not give them the attention they deserve? This is the perfect place to show off a tiled hearth and fireplace surround. Take this Art Deco inspired fireplace for example. This highlight is now the centerpiece of not only the room, but the entire house as you can see it from the front door. Designer, Emily Meszkat, created a big visual impact by having the pink and purple Moroccan Fish Scale move from the floor to the wall.

For more ways to use tile for your fireplace, visit our blog "10 Ceramic Tile Ideas for Your Fireplace"

Top: Medium Moroccan Fish Scales - 1011 Royal Purple, 615 Purple Plum, 815R Ash 
Bottom Left: Hearth – 6″x6″ Subway Tile – 23 Sapphire Blue, Fireplace - Large Craftsman Squares– 21W Cobalt, 23 Sapphire Blue, 12R Blue Bell, 902 Night Sky, 1064 Baby Blue
Bottom Right: 2″x4″ Subway Tile – 815W Light Grey

2. Pick a Pattern

One of our favorite things to do is mix patterns and shapes. Choose a fun pattern for the floor and pair it with a standard shape for the wall. This concept is especially true when it comes to small spaces such as bathrooms. Choosing a small tile and repetitive design will help make a space appear larger. This Pencil Shavings powder room executed this concept flawlessly. 

For more eye-candy of this bathroom, visit our blog "Stunning Sapphire Blue Tile Design for a Small Bathroom"

Photography - Pencil Shavings
3"x8" Subway Tile - 23 Sapphire BlueHexagons Flower Pattern Iris Blend -  45R My Blue Heaven, 130 White, 23 Sapphire Blue

3. Go with the Flow

Installed by the amazing AI Industrial, this tiled portal lives at Bluestone Lane Coffee and Flower Shop in West Hollywood. This magical space is covered with tile on all four walls which creates a cascading waterfall effect. This inspirational design has many elements that can translate into an everyday impactful design.

When transitioning from wall to floor with the same shape, let the tile flow seamlessly as if the piece of tile is wrapping around the corner. This creates the illusion that the tile is flowing from one surface to the next.

Photography (Top) - @AmySeder
Photography (Middle, Bottom Left, Bottom Right) - @Bluestonelane
Large Moroccan Fish Scales - 12 Blue Bell, 32 Canton Jade, 1065 Mint Julep, 1017E Sea Mist, 101 Lagoon, 1036W Bluegrass.

4. Mix it up

The best part about two tiled surfaces is that you have two times the space to get creative with shapes and colors. You can choose from 12 different shapes, multiple patterns within those shapes, and over 100 glaze colors. The options are endless! We suggest choosing colors and shapes you love regardless of trends. Create a space that you love and your life will launch off that. Here are 4 floor to wall tiled spaces that are giving us all the inspiration.

Get inspired by our shapes and colors in our blog "How to Find your Dream Tile"

2"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone - 112 Saddle Clove, Small Craftsman Squares - 123R Patina.
Medium Moroccan Fish Scales - 309E Grapefruit, Large Penny Rounds - 32 Canton Jade.
Large Moroccan Fish Scales - 12R Blue Bell, Small Penny Rounds - 11 Deco White, 130 White.
Medium Moroccan Fish Scales - 613 Black, 366 Satin Black, Small Penny Rounds - 11 Deco White, 130 White.


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! Hopefully, our floor to wall tile transition ideas gave you some inspiration for your future home décor projects. Tell us more about your future project and get the ball rolling

The post Floor to Wall Tile Transition Ideas appeared first on Artisan Tile Company: Handmade Ceramic Tiles by Mercury Mosaics.

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  • Muriel Servaege

    I love your tiles and we still have to do up the bathroom but we … don’t have money for that right now and we refuse to borrow any.

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