Mint-colored subway wall tiles create a serene setting in this cozy bathroom. The frameless glass shower door adds a modern touch while the white, porcelain, hexagonal floor tile adds light texture and contrasting shape.
Instead of searching endlessly for the perfect area rug, create your own colorful look with carpet tiles. You can achieve a big look on a small budget by going modular; just six FLOR® tiles can make a roughly 3’ x 5’ rug or a narrow 10-foot runner, and the individual tiles can cost as little as $8 apiece. Shown is the FLOR style House Pet, which comes in a rainbow of hues and can stand up to heavy foot traffic.
Make a tile “area rug.” If you’re already switching out the tile on your floor, adding this decor detail doesn’t cost you any extra -- but it can go a long way toward bringing you the stylish bathroom you want. Designer Nancy Keenan of Harris Park Homes used the technique here to add visual interest and to tie the detailed tile work in the shower with the rest of the bathroom.
With a neutral color palette at the forefront of this kitchen, beige cabinets with chunky metallic hardware and a white tile backsplash look crisp and clean. A small oriental area rug adds color and sophistication to the transitional design.
In this multipurposed great room, a series of artistically-placed geometric rugs adds pattern and defines different conversation areas. Planes of Wenge anchor the main seating areas and bring your eye upward to the various lighted ceiling designs and levels.
In this bathroom, a freestanding bathtub takes center stage next a sleek floating vanity. A small area rug, pouf and stool are casual and authentic accents, while glass tiled walls keep the look interesting.
The entire sunroom was painted the same neutral color to effectively make the traditional art collection stand out. The Victorian floor tile is a focal point, so smaller sisal rugs were specified for the seating areas.
This model home’s fireplace is wrapped floor to ceiling in expensive marble. The same clean look can easily be achieved with an inexpensive plank-sized porcelain tile, says Atlanta interior designer Michael C. Morris with Monte Hewett Homes.
This living room features a modern white fireplace with mint green tiles and fun mantel decor, including a canvas photo and red-orange lamp. A built-in bookshelf to the left of the fireplace provides space for storing books and other decorative items. A yellow diamond-print area rug adds a finishing touch.
A white stucco wall lines this spacious outdoor sitting area, complete with two neutral sofas and a pair of black circular chairs. A woven neutral rug sits atop taupe square tiles, while the city skyline provides a gorgeous backdrop.
Two stories of windows fill this casual living area with loads of natural light, giving the space a bright, breezy atmosphere. A tan sofa and two armchairs provide comfortable seating, and a cowhide rug softens the tile floors.