Create a Quaint Space with Farmhouse Tile

Posted on Apr 8, 2022
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Cementine Black and White 2 Porcelain Kitchen Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
Featured Image: Cementine Black and White 2 Porcelain Kitchen Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

A timeless style of interior design that takes inspiration from the historic and rustic homes of America’s earliest settlers, modern farmhouse design is one of the top styles homeowners seek today. In recent years, we’ve seen a big rise in popularity when it comes to design and décor elements that mirror the look and feel of the warm, cozy, traditional farmhouse. Originally just seen in rural homes, today farmhouse style is a mainstay in contemporary tile design everywhere.

From paint colors and furniture choices to flooring and countertops, there are many ways to incorporate farmhouse design into any space in your home. If this style is one that appeals to you, we have plenty of inspiration and ideas for creating a quaint, rustic, and stylish space in your kitchen or bathroom using our favorite farmhouse-inspired tile.

Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas

Modern farmhouse style is rustic and simple, with lots of light—making it a perfect design choice for creating a beautiful, inviting kitchen. White and cream tones, warm finishes, natural textures, and tile with a hand-painted look are excellent choices for a farmhouse design. Here’s how to incorporate this style into various elements of your kitchen:

Essence Mahogany Wood-Look Porcelain Tile Kitchen Floor from Arizona Tile
Image: Essence Mahogany Wood-Look Porcelain Tile Kitchen Floor from Arizona Tile

Farmhouse Tile Kitchen Flooring: Porcelain tile offers everything you could need in a farmhouse kitchen floor—on-point style, durability, and ease of maintenance. If you like the classic look of hardwood floors, try a stunning and warm wood-look tile such as Aequa or Essence. A traditional black-and-white tile floor is also a great choice in a farmhouse-style kitchen. Our Cementine Black and White series offers six patterns perfect for chic kitchen floors.

Flash White 3 x 12 Ceramic Kitchen Backsplash Tile from Arizona Tile
Image: Flash White 3 x 12 Ceramic Kitchen Backsplash Tile from Arizona Tile

Farmhouse Tile Kitchen Backsplash: If the rest of your kitchen features simple designs and solid colors, the backsplash is a perfect chance to go bold with a patterned tile or a touch of color. Choose from Reverie’s twelve patterns to add visual interest that complements a farmhouse design. If you’ve already used a pattern elsewhere, such as the floors, a simple white or cream tile is perfect here. Try Paloma or Flash for stunning farmhouse style.

Geo 2 Hex Mesh Metro Midtown Glass Tile Bathroom Wall from Arizona Tile
Image: Geo 2 Hex Mesh Metro Midtown Glass Tile Bathroom Wall from Arizona Tile

Farmhouse Bathroom Ideas

Farmhouse style can bring an unexpected warmth and welcoming aesthetic to a bathroom, a space that’s often cold and sterile in design.  Whether it’s the bathroom floors, walls, or shower, farmhouse tile can be used in any part of the space to add that rustic beauty you’re looking for. Try the following ideas for a little farmhouse inspiration for your next bathroom design.

Chymia Mix 1 Black Porcelain Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
Image: Chymia Mix 1 Black Porcelain Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

Walls & Floors: Patterned porcelain tile like Cementine Retro or Cementine Posa bring  a playful hand-painted look  with beautiful patterns and rustic colors. If you love  a traditional black-and-white palette, Chymia is perfect with its classic hues and  stylish pattern mix.

Farmhouse Tile Shower

Geo 2 Hex Mesh is a beautiful matte glass tile that can be used throughout the bathroom for an airy, fashionable farmhouse look. Its recommended uses in this space include interior floor, interior wall, shower wall, shower floor, as well as steam showers. With three different patterns and five solid colors, this tile series perfectly captures the style of a modern farmhouse bathroom.

Cementine Retro 1 Porcelain Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
Image: Castle Brick Grey Porcelain Bathroom Wall Tile from Arizona Tile

Farmhouse Tile Bathroom Backsplash

A tile that perfectly embodies the cozy, rustic, and charming feel of the farmhouse aesthetic is brick-look porcelain tile. Our Castle Brick series is available in five colors: brown, grey, multi, red, and white – Each containing beautiful variety. Use some vintage inspired faucets and repurpose antique lighting fixtures to round off the look for the perfect finishing touches.

Looking for more inspiration for your modern farmhouse? Our team is always available for a consultation to help you find the best tile and stone for your home. Discover your favorite surfaces in person at one of our locations, or explore our virtual design tools.  Our Just Imagine Visualizer enables you to see how a product will look in your space before committing, while our Online Slab Yard lets you find the piece you need at the location near you.

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