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					Bathroom Tiles And The Best Bathroom Design Ideas

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Bathroom tiles set the tone for the space. Creating a mood with bathroom
tiles can lend a unique character to your bathroom. No bathroom can be
complete without nice floor tiles that compliment the fittings and
fixtures. A dynamic pattern on your bathroom floor or a contrasting wall
color can really set the tone of your bathroom.


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Bathroom tiles set the tone for the space. Creating a mood with bathroom
tiles can lend a unique character to your bathroom. No bathroom can be
complete without nice floor tiles that compliment the fittings and
fixtures. A dynamic pattern on your bathroom floor or a contrasting wall
color can really set the tone of your bathroom.

No longer are bathrooms limited in the choice of tiles to plain white,
square shapes, and glazed ceramic finishes. Today, there are several
hundreds of different styles, colors, sizes when it comes to finding
that, and elusive, perfect bathroom tile. The materials are no longer
limited to ceramic. You get tiles in travertine, sandstone, marble,
granite to name a few.

If you are worried about the tile sizes for your bathroom, then quit
worrying because now tiles are available in a variety of sizes. Piece
them together can create a unique, striking, and eye-catching designing
either on the floor or on the wall of your bathroom. If you think, you
are not very creative cover the entire wall from floor to ceiling with
both the same type of tile as well as same color. Or you can create a
completely different effect by mixing it up and having one color of tile
at the bottom of the wall and a different (contrast) on the top of the
same wall separated by thin and textured pieces that work as a chair rail
clearly distinguishing between the two types of tiles used. Your
imagination is the only limitation when it comes to bathroom design.

Depending on the bathroom tile idea you have in mind, you will be able to
choose tiles that suit the desired décor the best. The starting point for
bathroom decoration is the range of shapes, sizes, textures, patterns,
and materials these tiles are available in. A creative bathroom tile
design idea can help you have the bathroom of your dreams.

Ceramic is the preferred material for bathroom floor tile as it is
durable, offers resistance to dampness, and is non-slippery to walk on
and use when wet. It is also easy to clean and stains can be removed with
lesser effort. Of course, this does not mean that other materials aren’t
user-friendly or durable. You can select tiles in the materials of your
choice, but check with the salesperson on durability and life.

We are listing down some bathroom floor tile ideas than can help you
create the bathroom that you always wished for.

* Solid Color Tiles: Floor tiles in solid colors for your bathroom can
help create a warm ambience. You can use tile borders in contrasting
colors to the floor tile or you can create a pattern using two or more
than two differently colored tiles. The visual impact will be very
interesting.

* Different Tile Sizes: Try to use colored tiles for floors and walls in
different sizes or lay them diagonally to create unique patterns.

* Contrasting Grout Color: Using contrasting grout color with ceramic
floor tiles looks very interesting. Ex: if you want to use white tiles
then use grout in red, blue, or yellow color for contrast. Do not forget
to apply sealers to grout lines in heavy traffic areas to protect and
preserve the color of the grout.

* Using Your Favorite Tile Color: If your favorite bathroom tile color is
blue, you can consider adding some blue decorative tiles on the walls or
use different shapes/textures to make the composition visually appeal.

* Contemporary, Chic Look: Use bold and bright colors with graphics
against plain backgrounds. Add contemporary and sleek styled accessories
and enjoy the chic look!

* Turn Up the Love Feel: Add a touch of romance to your bathroom with
floral tiles in pastel or soft shades such as pink, light blue, light
green or use hand painted sinks and maybe get a wooden floor to complete
the love-dovey look!

* The Mediterranean Look: A mix of terracotta tiles and Mexican or
Spanish hand-painted tiles for the floors will create the trendy
Mediterranean look.

The important thing when designing your bathroom is to pay attention to
the bathroom tile colors because colors affect your mood, while creating
a warm, cold, or intimate ambience in the space. If you like bright
colors them peach and yellow could be the colors for you. These warm
colors make your bathroom feel cozy. Using neutral colors like beige,
white, or similar colors make the area look large and reflect color.
Blues, greens, and violets are serene or cool colors, while reds,
oranges, purples add a touch of drama to the bathroom as well as absorb
light making the area look smaller.

Have fun shopping fro your bathroom tiles. You can also browse bathroom
tiles online. Remember to choose tiles that are suit your individual
tastes and are practical and don’t give in to trends, though you can
always look at them for inspiration!

				
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