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  • Creating an In Home Spa on a Budget, 22 Nov 2019


    Featured Image: Themar Bianco Lasa Matte 12”x24” Shower Tile from Arizona Tile

    What could be better than going out for a much-needed spa day? Having a gorgeous, luxurious spa right in your own home! If you’ve set your sights on creating a DIY home spa for everyday relaxation, you’re in for a treat. The perfect spa-like bathroom doesn’t have to be a huge expense. Here are some ideas that will have a big part in creating that peaceful (yet affordable) spa space right in the comfort of your home.

  • Let’s Get Sophisticated: Stone Tile Meets Brass Fixtures, 15 Nov 2019

    Grigio Polished Basketweave Mosaic and Manhattan Polished White Marble Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Grigio Polished Basketweave Mosaic and Manhattan Polished White Marble Tile from Arizona Tile

    If you’re renovating your kitchen or bathroom and are searching for inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. One on-trend design for contemporary homes is stone tile paired with brass fixtures. Combine real stone tile with brassy finishes for a look that’s warm, inviting and undeniably sophisticated. Let’s check out some of our favorite ways to pair these two materials for a room design that really shines.

  • Blending Colors: Your Guide to Playing Tile Matchmaker, 08 Nov 2019

    Reverie Noir Porcelain Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Reverie Noir Porcelain Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    Shopping for the perfect tile for your next home project? Whether you’re redoing a backsplash, renovating your bathroom or making a flooring upgrade, tile is a popular choice for many reasons. Matching up two or more different tiles is a great way to create a stylish design, but it can be a challenge to get right. Here’s a quick guide to playing tile matchmaker to make sure your tile project is a masterpiece.

  • New Trends in Bath and Kitchen Fixtures, 01 Nov 2019

    Calacatta Gold Marble Bathroom Tile from Arizona Tile with Squared Fixtures
    Featured Image: Calacatta Gold Marble Bathroom Tile from Arizona Tile with Squared Fixtures

    If you’re looking to update or remodel your bathroom or kitchen this year, it’s a great time to brush up on design trends. Whether you’re planning to make a single upgrade or renovate an entire space, we’re here to help with our favorite on-trend looks and ideas when it comes to bathroom and kitchen fixtures.

  • Winter Chill: Is Heated Flooring Right for You?, 25 Oct 2019

    Verti Fume Glazed Porcelain Tile Flooring from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Verti Fume Glazed Porcelain Tile Flooring from Arizona Tile

    In the summer, the feel of a cool tile floor under your feet is a welcome relief from the heat. But when winter rolls in, cold floors can make you want to bump up the thermostat a few more degrees. Enter: heated flooring. Let’s take a look at whether this bit of luxury is right for you and your home.

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

    Negro Marquina Marble Tile Fireplace Wall Slabs from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Negro Marquina Marble Fireplace Wall Slabs from Arizona Tile

    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
    Featured Image: Fall Tablescape

    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.

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