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Bathroom Tile Colors and Patterns Tips

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Category: Bathroom Designs
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Minimalist Bathroom with Blue White Tiles

The white color is widely used in bathrooms to create a clean and healthy impression. White is clean and classic. Even before glancing to materials such as marble or stone instead of traditional porcelain and cast iron, white is considered as the most natural choice for bathroom fixtures. Unfortunately, if a little dirt attached to the surface of the color, the bathroom will look dingy in an instant.

Over time, the bathroom designers are trying to introduce other motifs that are soft. In addition to using white color, they also use other patterns and colors. Other bright and pale colors and shades are introduced as an interesting new idea. The use of those colors can give a touch of a stronger feel.

The effects of contrasting colors and patterns, on the other hand, can also change the mood of the bathroom. Creamy white color can be used as wall and floor color. Both will give an elegant look. On the other hand, a deeper contemporary neutral color such as stone and beige will reinforce the impression of natural tranquility. Cool blue, green and mauve give freshness of water, while the soft pink will add warmth.

Applying bathroom tile colors and patterns
Decorating and organizing a large bathroom may be much easier. In terms of color, you can use brighter colors. But do not let the bright colors dominate the room, making the room tends to be dark and felt tight. For instance, use ocean blue or bluish green.

The main color of the bathroom can be obtained from the color of the building materials for walls and floors. For example, on the wall, ceramic tiles can be used or installed from the bottom of the wall up to the ceiling. Ocean blue and turquoise become popular and effective colors for the bathroom, but do not necessarily flood the room with these colors. Warm colors and soft like a peach looks good against the skin tone and makes you look healthy.

Ceramic tiles installed from the bottom up to the ceiling can also be used to hold the water splashing around the tub area, shower area, or the area around the sink. However, you should really think carefully before applying the tiles in the entire bathroom from floor to ceiling. The existence of too broad tiles could be too dominating. The patterns can confuse the eye.

To avoid that kind of thing, try applying natural patterned bathroom tiles. The surface of these tiles is not shiny and looks like the surface of stones. A shiny surface can reflect light into a room so that it helps create a roomy feel on a small space. Yet, a too strong effect can be very dazzling. Thus, a not shiny surface is an effective choice. This type combines water resistance and plain colors with a soft and comfortable finishing.

Mosaic effect that is created from hundreds of tiny tiles is always exciting. Mosaic bathroom tiles are suitable for small bathrooms because of the mini size. But again, be careful not to overdo it, because it can give damaging effects. Make it only as accent which occupies a limited space, instead of covering the entire space with it.

Another type of tiles that need to be considered for the bathroom is glass tile with a modern twist. Do not be mistaken with a thick glass dividers used for walls and interior partitions. The type of tile meant here is the soft wall tile with a clear and sparkling finish.

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