How Much Will My Tile Cost?

How Much Will My Tile Cost?

We're dedicated to making your tile dreams a reality! When it comes to handmade ceramic mosaic tile backsplashes, you may think cost is a bigger barrier than it is. We created this blog to show you the range of pricing options with our tile. We have four general tiers of backsplash cost based on the complexity of the installation. Whether you want to go "all out" or just add a splash of artisan tile to your home, we're happy to be a part of your tile journey! 

Before exploring projects and their pricing, there are two factors to keep in mind while considering prices:

Size & Shape Matter

Every piece of tile is hand-cut, glazed, fired, and shipped from our factory. Most are assembled onto mesh sheets for ease of install. Some tile shapes take more time to make than others. For example, Bubbles are more expensive than Subway Tile, primarily because they take more tile elf hours to make each square foot. Everything is made by hand, the smaller the tile - the more time it takes to make, the higher the cost per square foot. 

Size and Price of Moroccan Fish Scale Tile

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Consider the Pattern

One way to consider the price of your tile is by finding out if it's "standard" or "custom." The easiest way to figure this out is by asking yourself if your pattern can be repeated in a square foot of tile. If yes, it's standard, if not, it's custom. Many clients think their project is custom when it is not! 

Browse a few of our unique patterns that can be made in our standard tile without breaking the bank here.

Standard versus custom tile

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Here are our four general pricing tiers for our handmade tile. Please note that all of these project budgets are based on our pricing as of Winter 2018. 

1. Standard (Accent)

Using an accent with our standard tile is an excellent way to add a splash of tile to your home on a budget. These little details make all the difference in a home, and our beautiful glaze options will let your little accent shine. To be considered standard tile, the pattern must be repeatable on a square foot of mesh sheeting - but this doesn't mean it has to be boring. Check out how intricate our standard Mod Mosaics look. 

Here are three examples of standard (accent) tile with their pricing:Shower Niche Subway Tile

3″x8″ Subway Tile - 1016 Costa Rica.

Square feet: 2.67

Price per square foot: $35

Total project cost: $93.33

Monochromatic Blue Moroccan Fish Scale Tile

Small Moroccan Fish Scales - 1064 Baby Blue, 45W My Blue Heaven, 43 Robin's Egg

Photo: @whitv

Square feet: 13

Price per square foot: $156

Total project cost: $2,028

Standard Tile Accent Mod Mosaics

Square feet: 12

Price per square foot: $136

Total project cost: $1,632

2. Standard (Full)

Just like our examples above, these projects utilize our standard sheets of repeating pattern. The only difference between these tiers is the square footage. Heck, as far as we're concerned, the more tile the better!

Standard Tile Kitchen Backsplash Moroccan Fish Scales

2"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone Pattern - 75 Emerald

Photo: @Barij 

Square feet: 77

Price per square foot: $59

Total project cost: $4,543

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Standard Tile Kitchen Backsplash Moroccan Fish Scales

Large Moroccan Fish Scales - 1015E Caribbean Blue, 11 Deco White, 1017E Sea Mist, 12W Blue Bell, 216 Sea Glass

Square feet: 35.5

Price per square foot: $49 

Total project cost: $1,739.50

Pencil Shavings Hexagon Floor Tile

Small Hexagon Flower Pattern - 130 White, 45R My Blue Heaven, 23 Sapphire Blue

Photo: @PencilShavings

Square feet: 58

Price per square foot: $95

Total project cost: $5,510

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3. Custom (Made-to-Order) 

Our custom Made-to-Order tile are projects that we consider simple customizations. From ombre to glazing organic edging of the tile to simple shapes with unique patterning. These projects require reaching out to our sales team, but the added customization backsplash costs may be lower than you'd imagine!

Blue Ombre Tile Backsplash

Medium Moroccan Fish Scales45W My Blue Heaven, 12W Blue Bell, 1064 Baby Blue, 11 Deco White.

Design by Michelle GagePhotography by Kyle Born. For Homepolish.

Square feet: 38

Price per square foot: $86

Customizing: $1,687.00

Total project cost: $4,955

White Tile Bubbles Backsplash

Bubbles - 11 Deco White. 3"x8" Subway Tile - 11 Deco White

Square feet Bubbles: 15

Price per square foot Bubbles: $136 

Square feet Subway Tile: 8

Price per square foot Subway Tile: $35

Customizing: $1,055.50

Total project cost: $3,375.50

Scandinavian Modern Kitchen Backsplash

Medium Diamonds - 24 Dandelion, 45W My Blue Heaven, 60 Silver Lining, 11 Deco White

Photo: @matt_brickman

Square feet: 45

Price per square foot: $75 (includes custom layout!)

Total project cost: $3,375

4. Custom (One-of-a-Kind)

Our custom one-of-a-kind projects are just that. They are inspired by your unique vision and architecture, undoubtedly special to you and your home. From statement walls, meaningful mosaics, to tiled typography, these installations are truly going "all out."

Custom Mosaic  Stove Spash

3"x6" Subway Tile - Custom Color. Mosaics - Custom Color. 

Square feet Subway Tile: 20

Price per square foot: $39

Subway Tile Cost: $780

Custom Mosaic Price: $1,800

Total project cost: $2,580


Custom Kitchen Backsplash with Ceramic Tile

2”x6” Subway Tile - 130 WhiteMedium Diamonds - 130 White77E Grey60 Silver Lining815W Light Grey155 Steel912W Cloudy Sky366 Satin Black613 Black.

Photo: @construction2style and @chelsielopezproduction

Square feet Subway Tile: 29

Price per square foot Subway: $49

Subway cost: $1,421

Square feet Medium Diamonds: 39

Price per square foot Diamonds: $59

Diamond cost: $2,301

Additional Customization Costs: $1,742.70

Total project cost: $5,464.70

Tiled Lettering Cost

1"x1" Small Squares & Bricks - 366 Satin Black. 4"x8" Subway Tile - 11 Deco White. Outline: 1/2" x 4" Tile - 11 Deco White

Square feet Small Squares & Bricks: 57

Price per square foot Small Squares & Bricks: $200

Tile for field: $11,400

Tile for letters and outline: $1,229

Additional Customization Costs: $8,790

Total project cost: $21,419


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! Tell us more about your future project and get the ball rolling

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