Award Winning Kitchen Backsplash- Beveled Arabesque
Here they are…. your long awaited photos of our Kitchen Backsplash Winner’s Beveled Arabesque tile installation. RE: FINALLY: Beveled Arabesque Tiled Backsplash-Pro Photos! clip this post email this post what is this? see most clipped and recent clippings Posted by rookie_2010 (My Page) on Fri, Jun 4, 10 at 14:06 Oh how beautiful!!!!!!! The ...Read more.
Gwyneth Paltrow gives Mission Stone and Tile a shout out
A Race to Renovate With a very limited independent film–scale budget, Annette Joseph transformed an ideal (yet very raw) two bedroom downtown Nashville loft into a cozy, light filled space that was just perfect for my family’s stay there. Housed in a building called “The Icon” in the up-and-coming “Gulch” area, Annette and her team ...Read more.
Top Ten Kitchen Backsplashes
A Splash of Sophistication When searching for ideas for your Kitchen backsplash, it seems that there are thousands of options. I have compiled a top ten list of kitchen backsplashes, and unique finds! When you are shopping, remember: it’s a focal point in your home, and usually, not much square footage is needed. It’s an ...Read more.
Lawn Gone! Mary Elizabeth's Backyard Retreat (as seen on HGTV!)
Forget the national TV coverage, the lights, cameras and action. Even if HGTV had never shown up in Mary Elizabeth Hulsey’s backyard, that space would still be a superstar—a sophisticated, in-the-city retreat that’s always ready for its close-up. Of course, HGTV did show up at Mary Elizabeth’s house recently, to feature her bodacious backyard on ...Read more.
Remodeling a Mid Century Modern home doesn’t mean you have to stick with the original plans, but considering the integrity of the design will create unity. Redesigning a Master Bathroom can be challenging to integrate both masculine and feminine touches, but this Mid Century inspired design has both guys and dolls swooning.
With New York sophistication, recreate this look by incorporating a linear veining marble, like Silver Cream Marble, and create a wall of mosaics in Zafu Silk to make this circular mirrors pop. Be sure to give the 60’s a nod, and repeat the circle motif by incorporating a Sputnik light fixture.
You’ll be toasting your Manhattans with a Mid Century remodel like this Master Bath!
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Because basketweave mosaics come on mesh-backed sheets, they’re surprisingly simple to install. Even around curved lines and cabinet corners, basketweaves can work right in. Superior installers can make amazing canvases with these unique patterns, as you can see in this stunningly curvy kitchen.
We love the look of this bathroom that pays homage to the home’s time period in a thoroughly modern translation. The basketweave mosaic ‘rug’ is a lovely focal point and a fun contrast to the buoyant sea spray blue wall tiles. Married with crisp black accent tiles, black cabinets and white surfaces, this installation is quite memorable.
Convinced yet? Basketweave mosaics are great additions to your home, no matter the size or style of your space. And with Mission Stone & Tile’s current special on a seemingly endless selection of basketweaves to chose from, you have the perfect opportunity to weave in these beautiful mosaics wherever you’d like. See the full offering at the Mission Stone & Tile website today!
Monday, November 1, 2010
Make a Splash- A Backsplash that is
Here’s another idea for basketweave mosaics. These textural, dimensional patterns offer nice accents and great touches in the kitchen. This upscale homeowner designed an almost artwork-like backdrop for the stovetop, framed with a liner amidst coordinating field tiles. See more here.
Of course, few things update a kitchen like a tile backsplash, and a basketweave backsplash is a real trendsetter. Basketweave mosaics come in a wide variety of colors and combinations, so you’ll easily find the right match for popular granite countertops. Look at more fun kitchen ideas on the Your Nest Design blog.
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Sunday, October 31, 2010
Basketweave Mosaics Take the Floor
This gorgeous bathroom installation gives basketweave mosaics the floor…literally. A sleek black-and-white combination is a suitable foundation for this modern, fresh and spacious master bath retreat. See more of this beautiful home here.
Here a basketweave mosaic is used in a rug configuration to create a focal point in front of a lovely clawfoot tub. The classic black-and-white basketweave stone is edged by a simple black mosaic liner to delineate the look, creating the desired rug affect and adding great interest to this classy bath. See more of this story on the Coco Cozy blog.
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Saturday, October 30, 2010
Weave the Beauty of Basketweave Mosaics Into Your Next Project
Want to know the ins & outs of great tile installations? Just look at the ins & outs of basketweave mosaics.
These cleverly cut mosaics inventively replicate the look of dimensional, intertwined woven baskets in intricately arranged stone pieces. These mosaics add interest and texture to floors and walls, gently incorporating accented and detailed configurations without fussing with too many colorways.
They’re classic, too…hip enough to blend with contemporary decor yet traditional enough to fit right in a retro remodel. The look is versatile, the material is durable and the style is enduring.
There are a vast array of basketweave mosaic selections for just $8.99/sq ft. Mission’s blends run the gamut from rustic earthy tones to sleek, sophisticated black-and-white patterns. The potential looks and uses are nearly endless.
Want to see basketweaves in their ‘natural habitats’? Here are some installation ideas from across the nation to offer inspiration if you’re considering becoming a ‘basket case’.
Friday, October 8, 2010
How to find a discontinued tile to complete your home improvement project.
How to Find Discontinued Tile
This week I went to a jobsite to help a builder friend of mine who was repairing a shower for a client. His client had a shower with half walls, and glass enclosing the shower to the ceiling. They desired to completely enclose the shower, and went ahead with the construction problem without first considering that the additional tile may no longer be available. The tile that is currently installed in the shower was also a very difficult to find size– a 16×24 gold limestone, that is 3/4″ thick. After searching through our tile store bone yard, and finding no solution, we decided to take the following steps:
We were able to salvage a scrap of the tile that was removed in the construction process and send it off to several vendors. We were able to find a good color match, but the size was not the same. Our solution was to insert a decorative border, at the transition, all the way around the shower (some people refer to this as an accent band or decorative border) to camouflage the new size difference, and slightly different shade in color.
If we can ever help you solve your tile problem, please contact us and we will search high and low for you!
Mission Stone & Tile introduces a new collection of mosaics, in multiple personalities.