4 Tips for Creating Bathroom Tile Patterns

Bathroom_Tile_PatternsTo most people, the more tiles one has in the bathroom, the more elegant and beautiful it looks.

Yet, professional bathroom renovation experts are of the idea that creating tile patterns is the way to go if you really want to give your bathroom a completely custom makeover.

There is no shortage of tile varieties on the market so finding the right ones will not really be a major problem. The hard part is actually learning how to choose and create the patterns.

Here are some golden tips to give you some insight on how to create patterns.

  1. Strike a Balance with Busy Patterns

This is one of the techniques that renovation experts use when creating tile patterns in bathrooms.

To balance the busy patterns, you need to make use of the small unique tiles such as the oblong mosaics in order to create a unique feature on a backsplash. One of the best ways doing this is by combining them with the large plain tiles. All you need to do is limit the use of patterned tiles to just one surface so you can achieve unique bathroom look.

For instance, you can install the patterned tiles on the feature wall or floor. Use hexagonal tiles at the center of the pattern and the large tiles on the edges to create a glossy background.

  1. Experiment with the Scale

Experimenting with scale refers to using tiles of different sizes to come up with a unique pattern that complements your bathroom.

The trick is to mix the distinct tiles well so you create a balance between the large and small tile in the pattern.

For instance, you can use tiny hexagonal mosaics on the walls. Then around the shower area, use large oblong tiles on the floor, and medium hexagonal tiles around the basin. Doing so will create a monochrome palette that will surely blow your mind away at the end of the project.

  1. Use Matte Finishes

This method of creating tile patterns is an ideal choice for bathrooms that have a tactile appearance.

You can decorate the large sections of the walls with exposed bricks and then install tiles that have different sizes around the shower or bathtub area.

  1. Ensure that your Pattern is Consistent

To give your bathroom the best design, you need to ensure that your pattern is consistent. One way of doing this is by using tiles that have varying colors and sizes.

Yet, make sure that the shape you decide to use is consistent to create a harmonious effect. For instance, you can use oblong tiles to create a brick pattern on all the surfaces. Doing so will create a visual connection between the all the surfaces thereby making the room look spacious and elegant.

Learning how to create patterns in your bathroom using tiles will save you money that you would have spent hiring a renovator.

The most important thing to remember is to use the right tiles from the start and have a clear idea of the pattern that you want to create even before you start.

For more bathroom tile ideas, be sure to check out The Simple Guide To Bathroom Tile Ideas by Blake Lockwood at Decor Snob

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