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10 tiling ideas to refresh your home

Posted by Direct Tile Warehouse | Monday, September 14, 2020

If you're spending more time at home these days, you might be inspired to undertake an exciting new tiling project for your house, whether it's a smart new home office or an updated living space. Whether you’re going for a full renovation or just a spruce up, the right choice of tile will make all the difference and change your room or space from drab to delightful.

We’ve put together ten tiling ideas for every space in your home to give you some inspiration:

Dover Victorian patterned floor tiles from Direct Tile Warehouse

Welcoming hallway tiles

Choosing the right hallway tiles will help you really make an entrance. Not only do hall tiles look fantastic, but they are hard-wearing, durable and easy to clean, which can be a much better option than carpet. Perfect if you have muddy boots and paws to contend with!

Get the look: Dover Beige Victorian Patterned Floor Tiles 

Vita Brick Tiles from Direct Tile Warehouse

Kitchen tiles with character

Over the last year, we’ve seen many customers break away from traditional plain tiles in the kitchen and opt for bright colours, funky designs and striking splash backs. Whatever your taste, new floor or wall tiles are the perfect ingredients to a kitchen full of character.

Get the look: Vita Brick Tiles

Eternity Wood Pattern Ceramic Tiles from Direct Tile Warehouse

Liven up your living room 

Using tiles in your living space not only gives you a modern look, but they're also easy to maintain and keep clean. There's a variety of styles to choose, from wooden-effect tiles to stylish Victorian patterned tiles, chic marble-effect to contemporary concrete-effect. The bigger the tile, the less grout and more seamless the look. 

Get the look: Eternity Wood Pattern Tiles

Jungle Rustic Beige Wood Tiles from Direct Tile Warehouse

Chic tiled open plan living area

Open plan living is both functional and stylish, giving you lots of space in your home. Floor tiles can help create a seamless look across the whole area, which you can break up with contrasting or coordinating tiles to highlight a particular section, or go for a good old cosy rug!

Get the look: Jungle Rustic Beige Wood Effect Tiles - £30.58 per square metre

Cemento Grey Tiles from Direct Tile Warehouse

Inspiring home office

There are endless styles to choose from when it comes to sprucing up your study. Choose chic industrial tiles for a contemporary look, or bright colours and patterns for a funky feel. By designing a fresh looking space to work in, working from home will become more of a joy than a chore!

Get the look: Cemento Grey Tiles

Boulevard Tiles from Direct Tile Warehouse

Funky fireplace

If you're looking to freshen up your fireplace, tiles can look fantastic on hearths, mantels, or surrounds. This quick fix needn't be expensive too as you will only need a few tiles or even spares from your last project. Victorian patterned tiles are a wonderful choice to create a really classic look.

Get the look: Boulevard Patterned Tiles

Reval Grey Porcelain Tiles

Calming bathroom tiles

In today’s busy world, there’s nothing better than being able to relax and unwind in your own little oasis of calm – your bathroom, ensuite or wetroom. Go for light coloured tiles to open up space, striking dark hues for a luxury hotel feel, or something completely unique with patterned tiles.

Get the look: Reval Light Grey Porcelain Tiles 

Nikea Grey Patchwork Tiles

Stylish bedroom tiles

There’s no reason why you can’t use tiles in your bedroom! Use patterned or split face tiles to create a perfect feature wall, or wood effect or large format tiles to dream up some beautiful flooring. Rest assured, tiles will produce an elegant effect.

Get the look: Nikea Grey Patchwork Tiles

Brick Lava Feature Wall Tiles from Direct Tile Warehouse

Feature wall tiles

A feature wall can really transform your room and make a statement. With such a wide variety of tiles available, you’re spoilt for choice – from split-face tiles for an industrial effect, patterned tiles for a unique look, or quirky shapes like hexagons to really stand out.

Get the look: Brick Lava Feature Wall Tiles

Architonic Grey Garden Tiles

Gorgeous garden tiles

Tiles are a great choice for the garden as they're hard-wearing and are available in a range of beautiful designs to really stand out from the neighbours. Choose hard-wearing anti-slip exterior tiles for the great outdoors, from large format tiles to Moroccan-inspired patios, 20mm deep tiles or concrete effect.

Get the look: Architonic Grey Porcelain Tiles

These are just a few of the tiles on offer - please browse our website as we have hundreds of options for you! Need any inspiration or suggestions? We’re happy to help – email us or call 01792 773015.

If you are feeling inspired, you can check our great range of floor tiles here:

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Wet Room Floor Tiles Beige Floor Tiles Small Size Floor Tiles
Kitchen Floor Tiles Cream Floor Tiles  
Anti-Slip Floor Tiles Blue Floor Tiles  
Exterior Floor Tiles Red Floor Tiles  
Outdoor Floor Tiles Brown Floor Tiles  
Patio Floor Tiles Brown Floor Tiles  
Garden Floor Tiles Brown Floor Tiles  
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