Mosaics are ideal for backsplashes, shower pans and accent walls. Travertine mosaics come in a variety of sizes making it ideal even in small areas they need an added touch, such as a niche in a shower. Mosaics are also available in many type of products, glass, stone, porcelain etc.
November 16, 2016
Glass tile is a popular choice for many home projects. While traditionally used in kitchens and bathrooms, there are more ways to use this durable glass mosaic tile in Denver homes. Take a look at these six unique options.
While one of the most common uses for glass mosaic tile is a backsplash, there is no reason to stop there. Consider extending your backsplash up the entire wall or even add it to a wall that does not need a backsplash. Mosaic tile comes in a wide variety of colors and patterns, which makes it perfect for creating a bold, unique accent piece that you can customize for any room in your house.
Your fireplace may not be the first place you would think to use glass tile. However, it is durable, easy to clean, and does not stain, making it a great choice for your hearth and fireplace surround. Not only do you have a number of color schemes and designs to choose from, but glass tile is great for capturing and reflecting the light from the fire. This creates a dazzling effect that adds to the inviting ambiance of any fireplace.
Glass tile is often used in pools but there are a number of other ways to use this tile outside. Because it withstands the elements and cleans up well, this tile is great for adding interest to a water feature, an outdoor kitchen, or a mural. It can also be added to benches, signs, and other artistic elements.
Adding glass mosaic tile to a tabletop or countertop can create a beautiful focal point for a room. Whether you are refinishing a dining room table or building a custom kitchen island, glass tile provides a reliable and unique finishing option.
Instead of the traditional chair rail many homes have, why not add a border of mosaic tile around a room. It is a great way to add some visual interest without overwhelming the space and it is easy to create the exact custom look to fit your style.
If you have leftover glass tile after a project, do not let it go to waste. Try lining a serving tray with tile. Make some DIY mosaic coasters or trivets. Add the tile to a picture frame or create a custom mosaic art piece. These are just a few of the fun projects you can try with small amounts of mosaic glass tile.
Because of the variety in colors, shapes, sizes, and patterns, you are sure to be able to find a unique glass mosaic tile option that is perfect for your interior decorating style. Take a look at the many quality glass tile options we offer, as well as our Project Gallery, to get your inspiration flowing. If you have a tile project in the works, contact Natural Stone Sales. We can help you find the perfect tile for your needs, answer any questions you may have, and even help with the installation process.
Updating the tile in your home can quickly update the appearance of your home and even increase its value. Denver mosaic tiles are perfect for adding customized visual interest to any room. Below are eight areas that can up improved with the use of quality mosaic tiles.
Tub Surround/Shower Walls
The tub surround is a great opportunity to use mosaic tiles instead of sticking with the basic, simple white porcelain. Using mosaic tiles on either your bathtub surround or shower walls gives you a way to mix and match mosaic tiles and create eye-catching designs in a space that is usually very plain and overlooked.
This is another area where mosaic tiles are often used to add interest to the space. When using mosaic tiles for your kitchen backsplash, try adding in a border or medallions made from contrasting or complementary tiles to create a focal point.
If your kitchen has an island, why not use mosaic tiles on the front and/or sides of the island. Not only does this make cleanup even easier but you can also match the mosaic you used on the backsplash to create a cohesive look.
Fireplace Surround and Hearth
A great way to turn your fireplace into the focal point of the room is by using mosaic tiles on the surround and hearth. You can mix and match the small mosaic tiles with larger tiles for a beautifully contrasted look or stick to a single style of mosaic tiles all over for a bold, minimalist appearance.
Tile flooring is often used at entryways because of its practicality. Mosaic tiles add eye-catching detail to any entryway and you can even choose to create a unique shape or design. Mosaics are an easy way to make sure everyone’s first impression of your home is a good one.
Bathroom CounterMosaic tiles are one of the the latest bathroom tile trends, and a bathroom counter is a unique area to use them. While most people opt for a solid slab of granite or stone for countertops, mosaic tiles are a great way to add an exotic look to your bathroom counter. You could even use the same mosaic tile for the countertop and the backsplash for a chic, continuous look.