Fashionable Tiling

In honor of the recent fashion shenanigans during the legendary New York Fashion Week last week, I thought we should discuss how very similar the fashion and textile industry is to the tile industry. Seems strange, doesn’t it? For all of you who believe that fashion is silly and/or shallow…well, it is. But whatever your … Continue reading

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Kitchen Countertop – Pt. 2

Good morning all! Before we dig in, quick housekeeping alert: I have just added a new page to my blog called “Testimonials.” If I have helped you in the past, and you were satisfied or elated with my assistance, I would be ever-so-grateful if you would comment on this new page with a quick couple … Continue reading

Hello Kitty Tile. Yes, It Does Exist.

Before I elaborate on that title, a little mush for all of you, since today is Valentine’s Day after all: Seriously, you guys are the best readers. I started this blog over a year ago as an outlet for my pent-up creative energy, and because I figured my friends and family would probably tire of … Continue reading

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Kitchen Countertop – Pt. 1

That’s a pretty ballsy statement, no? Good thing I fully intend to back it up. This three-part mini-series will cover 15 of the most popular countertop material choices on the market today, and the most popular countertop “edge” trends. Because after all, your countertop choice directly affects your tile options. Better make sure you choose it right, … Continue reading

*GUEST POST* Color-Changing Tile

Today I have another guest writer. Chris from Specialty Art Glass has introduced me to a product I had no idea existed (mind-boggling, I know): color-changing tile! This tile is seriously cool, and I think the possibilities for using this tile are very intriguing, but I will let him tell you about it below. * … Continue reading

*Guest Post* Mirrored Tiles

Today I am relinquishing my blog to a guest post from Susi, an exceptional writer at the popular design blog Design Shuffle. You may or may not have noticed that I have a flair for the dramatic and I tend to like anything shiny or glittery. So when she propositioned me to write a post … Continue reading

Kitchen Backsplash Trends

So, earlier this year I wrote a post discussing the tile trends for 2011. This was an all-encompassing list of the top 5 trends in the world of tile. A reader has suggested that I do up a post on backsplash-specific tile trends, and I thought that was a fabulous idea, so here we are. … Continue reading

Tile Trends: 2-Dimensional is So Last Year

Being sick sucks. But there is something especially cruel about summer colds. Of all the things I’d like to be doing when the sun is shining and the beach is 3 blocks from my condo, I can tell you that the last thing I want to do is lay on my couch all day watching … Continue reading

Is That a Tile in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

You already know that I love tile, and that this blog was sparked by my love affair with this fabulous home accessory. I think it’s beautiful, has great function, and can create a very unique and personal space. I see it as the jewelry for a home. It just adds that extra little bit of … Continue reading

10 Ways to Add a Red *Kapow!* to Your Kitchen

Ah red. Deep down, I believe that we all love red…in large part because it’s so unexpected. It’s rarely found in nature, so when it does pop up, it has quite the “wow” factor. Since design tends to mimic nature, it’s natural that it has the same “kapow” when showing up inside a home. Below, I … Continue reading