Entries Tagged as 'Tile'

Creative Saltillo Tile Mosaics

April 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

You can buy linoleum flooring that has a cobblestone pattern.  This floor doesn’t seem to have a repeating pattern.  I think it might be pieces of saltillo clay tile that were painstakingly placed there.  That’s a lot of time & energy and grout.

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The house has saltillo tile throughout.  Along with a few friends.  Here’s Mr. Turtle.

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This appears to be a woman with very tiny hands.  Perhaps it was inspired by Kristen Wiig’s character named Dooneese on Saturday Night Live?

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This is a frog jumping to a lily pad.  But it looks like a de-feathered chicken.

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This lady is shooting laser beams from her eyes.

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A river?

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Tags: Tile · Bathroom · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes

Before & After Home Remodel

March 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Before Front of House.  Short sale.  Bought by an investor for $45,000.

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After Front of House.  Once remodeled, it sold for $145,500.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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After Family Room.  Without window blinds.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Dining Room.

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After Dining Room.  Opposite view.

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Before Back Yard & Pool.

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After Back Yard & Pool.

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Before Back Yard & Pool.

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After Back Yard & Pool.

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Tags: Tile · Curb Appeal · Family Room · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Back Yard · Before & After · Fence or Wall · People In Photos

Floor Tile Patterns

March 24th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Get creative with floor tile.

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Create flair.

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Mix it up.

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Add a bit of whimsy.

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It makes an impression.

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Patterns can define a space.

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How would you define this?

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Check mate!

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Tags: Tile · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities

Custom Tile Mosaic Floor

March 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The seller of this Apache Junction, Arizona home used leftover tile pieces to create this dynamic tile floor.

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Must have been a real treat to put in the grout.

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Tags: Tile · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other Arizona Cities

Optical Illusion

March 9th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Thank you, Diana, for sending these photos.  Checkerboard tile pattern in a Wesley Chapel, Florida home.

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It’s an optical illusion.

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It’s everywhere in the house.

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Everywhere.

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Unique Fireplace Surround

March 8th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Not quite a beehive fireplace.

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Tags: Tile · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes

Chaotic Mosaic

February 11th, 2014 · 5 Comments

The seller used leftover tile pieces to create this incredible tile mosaic in the shower.  The two old pillows stuffed in the window add extra drama.

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Tags: Tile · Bathroom · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Hall of Shame - Ugly Décor

Avant Garde Tile Mosaic?

February 10th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Broken tile floor.  On purpose as a unique mosaic or just a mess?

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Tags: Tile · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper

Flooring Choices

January 8th, 2014 · 6 Comments

We can’t quite call these choice flooring, so we’ll settle for flooring choices.

Checkerboard hybrid?

ugly floor tile pattern checkerboard hybrid kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Old World charm?

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Could be carpet or vinyl.

ugly floor pattern kitchen Sun City West Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

ugly floor pattern kitchen Sun City West Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Flooring · Tile · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities

Facing Foreclosure

December 27th, 2013 · 6 Comments

“Mommy, do you want my drumstick?”

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Graffiti and vandalism in a Mesa, Arizona home.  Is that one of the members of ZZ Top?

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Jokers wild?

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Neglected home.

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There’s flooring on top of flooring.

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And now the walls are damaged too.

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Help.

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Please help.

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Vandalized bathroom.

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Stolen copper?

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This was the shower of the other bathroom.  They stole the bathtub!

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Before Kitchen in 2008 when they paid $125,000 for the house.

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After Kitchen in 2013.  An investor bought this damaged home for $93,000.

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Before Front of House in 2008.

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After Front of House in 2013.

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What a shame.

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Tags: Flooring · Tile · Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Foreclosure · Mesa, AZ Homes · Before & After · Fixer-Upper · Window · Graffiti · Drywall Damage · Vandalism & Theft