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ConstantChange 07-31-2009 10:17 AM

*Pics* Entry way tile designs needed
 
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I'm planning to tile my entry way, but I'm still trying to determine what color, size, and type of tile and what pattern to use. I want something different than a normal pattern.

I will also be redoing the tile in my kitchen and bathrooms, so I want to maintain a consistent feel throughout the house.

Pic 1: The entry way
Pic 2: The living room. What you seen when standing in the entry way. This gives you an idea of my style.
Pic 3. Closeup with dimensions

ConstantChange 07-31-2009 10:17 AM

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Here is a mockup I did. Tell me what you think.

I'd do an 8 inch tile around the outside with the same pattern I have now. Then I'd do an accent border tile (I'm guessing around 2"). Then within that border, I'd use something like a 16" tile laid at a 45 degree angle.

ConstantChange 07-31-2009 10:18 AM

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I really like this look, but I can see problems where the wood meets the tile and when the wood needs to be resurfaced.

ConstantChange 07-31-2009 10:19 AM

Please post up pictures of entry way designs you like, suggestions on color, size, and type of tile, etc...

Bud Cline 08-03-2009 11:22 PM

You need a "design forum". There may be one of those here somewhere.:) We are more into the mechanics of the deal and creating long lasting tile installations, the design is up to you.:)


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