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  • Tiled Fireplace Ideas to Cozy Up Your Space, 15 Oct 2019

    Negro Marquina Marble Tile Fireplace Wall Slabs from Arizona Tile
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    Whether you’re huddled up around the fireplace in the snowy confines of the Colorado Rockies; or enjoying a relaxing evening in the cool desert air of Southern Arizona, having the right décor adds that extra level of comfort. Arizona Tile has compiled a list of 6 décor elements to consider when installing or remodeling your fireplace to make sure you’re highlighting the best parts of the most inviting room in your home.

  • White-on-White Kitchens with a Touch of Backsplash, 10 Oct 2019

    Dunes Platinum Arabesque Glass Kitchen Backsplash Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Dunes Platinum Arabesque Glass Kitchen Backsplash Tile from Arizona Tile

    There’s no doubt that all-white kitchens are one of the biggest interior design trends of 2019. Bright, clean, airy and chic, the white-on-white aesthetic is one contemporary kitchen look that’s not going anywhere anytime soon. If this style appeals to you but you find white cabinets, white counters and white walls to be, well, too much white, we’ve got the perfect compromise for your kitchen. Consider a white-on-white design with a little twist: a (not-white) backsplash that stands out.

  • Large-Format Tile: Maximize Your Space in Style, 23 Sep 2019

    Themar Grigio Savoia Large Format Glazed Porcelain Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Themar Grigio Savoia Large Format Glazed Porcelain Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    Once limited to commercial spaces like restaurants, hotels and offices, large-format tile has made its way onto the residential scene, and homeowners are in love with it. Offering a clean, aesthetically pleasing and modern feel, large-format tile has become popular in recent years—and for good reason.

  • Fall Décor Tips for Your Kitchen, 18 Sep 2019

    Fall Tablescape
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    Changing leaves, kids going back to school—reminders that fall is a time for change and renewal. The mindset of transitioning from summer to fall is the perfect opportunity to reevaluate seasonal décor. Enjoy these tips from Richmond American Homes on how to get your kitchen ready for autumn!

     

  • Brighten Your Space with Patterned Tile, 17 Sep 2019

    Hex Nero Stone Mesh Pattern Marble Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Hex Nero Stone Mesh Pattern Marble Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    Take your space from simple to spectacular with a little help from patterned tile. You don’t need to go big here – a little patterned tile in your space can go a long way to add fun and fresh detail where your home most needs a little pop of personality. Or, go big… it’s your home and the options are endless.

  • New Home, Old Tile: Freshen Up Your Space with These Tips, 10 Sep 2019

    Marciano Chiseled Lyon Travertine Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Marciano Chiseled Lyon Travertine Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    If you recently purchased a new home, chances are you’d like to make a few updates here and there. Maybe you’re looking to refresh some old or outdated tile, without the effort (or cost) of a total renovation. Aside from completely replacing the tile, here are five easy tips for breathing new life into an old tile installation.

  • Beautiful & Practical: Choose Flooring for Your Daily Routine, 05 Sep 2019

    Haisa Blue Marble Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Haisa Blue Marble Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    When it comes to renovating or updating rooms of your home, new flooring is often a number-one priority. Beautiful, modern floors have a huge impact on any space—and they can increase your home’s value to boot. So if you’re planning a flooring update soon, it’s important to choose a material that suits your style and lasts for many years to come.

    The perfect flooring could mean many different things for different people, depending on your lifestyle, budget, family size and even climate. It also depends on the room itself and what it’s used for. Here’s our guide to the best flooring materials for achieving beautiful yet practical floors that suit your day-to-day life.

  • Beach Home Flooring Ideas: Do It Right the First Time, 30 Aug 2019

    Essence Mahogany Porcelain Tile Floor from Arizona Tile 
    Featured Image: Essence Mahogany Porcelain Tile Floor from Arizona Tile

    The beach house of your dreams should have flooring that does it justice—it should not only complement your home’s style but also be durable enough to last through many vacation seasons to come. If you’re looking to install new floors in your beach home, investing in a durable flooring material from the start will ensure a long-lasting installation that remains beautiful and practical for many years.

    Looking for inspiration to make your beach home floors spectacular? We’re here with a handful of our favorite ideas for beachy flooring that’s sure to last—and impress.

     

  • Modern Bathroom Designs with Black Quartz Countertops, 15 Aug 2019

    Slate Grey-H Black Quartz Bathroom Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Slate Grey-H Black Quartz Bathroom Countertop from Arizona Tile

    If you’re planning to renovate your bathroom and a chic, modern space is what you’re after, black quartz countertops may be a worthwhile addition to your wish list. We can’t overstate the beauty and benefits of quartz slab. Read on to learn more about quartz and to explore ideas for using black quartz countertops in your modern bathroom design.

  • A Guide to Picking Your Quartz Bathroom Countertop, 08 Aug 2019

    Lyskamm Quartz Bathroom Countertop Slab from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Lyskamm Quartz Bathroom Countertop Slab from Arizona Tile

    Shopping for the perfect countertops for your bathroom can be quite the undertaking—you’ll need something that complements your bathroom design, holds up well to moisture and keeps your sink and vanity easy to clean. Quartz slab is one of the most popular choices for beautiful, contemporary bathroom counters. If you haven’t seen quartz countertops before, prepare to be wowed. This versatile and elegant material may be the cherry on top of your modern, upgraded bathroom.

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