Decorative ceramic tile – Economic ceramic tile has been a favorite of homeowners for decades. A continuous sea of ceramic tiles, however, tends to be somewhat dull in it. Next time, consider using decorative ceramic accents to make this tile project special. Not only beautiful and durable, ceramic tile accents go a long way to increase a home’s value. Ceramic tile accents come in many different sizes, shapes, patterns and textures to suit any home.
Ceramic tile inserts can change an ordinary tile installation in an extraordinary design statement. Inserts typically come in the 2-by-2, 4-by-4 or 6-by-6-inch squares and often has a raised decorative pattern. Select a tile at least half of the size of the ambient field tile squares. Go crazy with randomly punctuating fields with bias or map a predetermined pattern. If you are working with a limited budget, replacing the small, plain decorative ceramic tile for pricey efforts to save money. For added interest, turn the square inserts on the diagonal for a stylish diamond effect.
Ceramic tile trim serve as molding to hide the raw tile cuts or simply as a decorative cap along the final course tile. This pencil thin trim gracefully curves to create a finished edge are similar wood trim molding. Half round decorative ceramic tile trim can even be used to create a wainscoting effect that separates the two areas contrasting wall tile colors. Classical ceramic rope trim brings simple elegance when paired with matching color fields.