Look We’re Loving: Best of Tile

When you visit our Pinterest boards, a few things quickly become clear. We love color, we love pattern, and we love – love – tile. Today we decided to share some of our favorites – whether it’s a kitchen backsplash, an accent for an inset shelf, or an entire floor, there is something undeniably chic about the way tile has been used in these rooms.

Do you have a favorite? We’re particularly enamored of the blue and yellow floor in the first image.  Happy Monday!

5 responses on “Look We’re Loving: Best of Tile

  1. Katy Gilmore

    I love all seeing those patterns – my favorite being the last one. But, and there is such a but, unless they are in Italy and heated, I don’t want to live with them, just feel cold feet and bonked toddler heads. And it’s so old-fashioned, but the tile I love is on counters, practical, colorful, willing recipient of hot frying pans and wet glasses. Utilitarian and so out of favor I fear. It’s always a pleasure to see what RHW has found – thanks for cheery Monday morning visuals!

  2. Laura (PA Pict)

    I love tile. My favourites from this selection are the blue and white Delft-esque tiles being used as a sink splash back, the dusky pink tiles in the shelved kitchen nook and the blue, white and purple (?) tile in the bath shot. While I love tile, I do not love tiling. Perhaps by virtue of having removed tiles from a bathroom where every surface but the ceiling was tiled and then retiled that same room, I have a bit of a phobia of ever doing much tiling again. But I have bought a house with two 1970s bathrooms so tiling awaits me in my future once those rooms rise higher in the makeover priority list. The sound of a tile cutter still makes me judder.

  3. Carol Crump Bryner

    My favorite is the little niche with the reddish tile behind the counter. Just enough tile. I totally agree with Katy about floor tiles and counter tiles. I still love the blue tile I put on my countertops back in 1979. I never get tired of it, but have never wanted to have a tile kitchen or bathroom floor. Too unforgiving. I enjoyed all these great photos. Thanks for this weekly hit of inspiration.

  4. michellet2013

    I like the fourth and seventh images best, but I’m with Katy when it comes to tile floors. Having lived with a ceramic tile floor in my kitchen for ten years, I will never choose to have a tile floor in the future—it’s much too unforgiving, very hard on the feet, and cold! Thanks for sharing these images with us—I do love the colors and patterns!

  5. Sheepy Hollow Farm

    I love the colorful tile! I have a simple ordinary subway style red brick tile in my front foyer and laundry room. I agree with other comments, that it is very cold (here in Michigan). I would however love a colorful tiled ‘back-splash’ in the kitchen!!

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