Backsplash inertia, yes it’s a real thing. Whether you are trying to match an existing design, or starting from scratch how do you know where to begin? There a couple of questions to start with: What is my budget? What is my inspiration? What is my time frame? Oh the decisions, or sometimes indecisions. I […]
Tile backsplashes truly are the marriage of function and beauty. Backsplashes serve a very real purpose, protecting walls from oils, sauces, acids, and water to name a few. Backsplashes also are a place where you can choose to compliment your design with neutral colors and patterns or be bold and colorful. Either way this is […]
What do Swarovski crystals and Carrera marble have in common? They are both materials used in creating tiles. When most people think of tiles they typically think of ceramic or porcelain, maybe even concrete, but tiles have been made of many substances over the years. Dating back to the ancient Greeks who used terracotta tiles […]
One challenge people question about buying tile online is “Why are shipping cost for tile so expensive?” Because it’s heavy AND fragile. Because shipping is such a big piece of the total cost of a tile order, most retailers do their best to lower their cost of shipping—they want customers to use their budgets on the tile, […]
Mexican Talavera Tile, what’s the buzz all about? Well, that’s what I thought. Yes, the tiles are beautiful, but why all the fuss and why are they only made in one place, Mexico? My curiosity had me do little research to go back in time and see where it all started.