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  • Our Favorite Veined Quartz Countertop Looks, 15 Feb 2020

    Palmeri Veined Quartz Slab from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Palmeri Veined Quartz Slab from Arizona Tile

    One of the most popular and timeless countertop materials in the home design world is white marble—and for good reason! Marble offers a classic look that complements a range of color palettes and design styles. The unique veining patterns of top marble varieties like Carrara and Calacatta add visual interest and a sense of luxury to any kitchen.

  • What Are Quartz Countertops Made Of?, 07 Feb 2020

    Bertoli Quartz Close-Up from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Bertoli Quartz Slab from Arizona Tile

    With the recent popularity of quartz countertops, chances are you’ve heard of them by now. If you’re considering this unique and stunning material for a surface in your home, maybe you’d like to learn a bit more about it. Where does quartz come from? What are quartz countertops made of? How does quartz compare to other options like granite and marble? Let’s take a look!

     

  • Top Kitchen Backsplash Designs for 2020, 23 Jan 2020

    Concerto Clay, Greige, and Pearl Porcelain Tile Kitchen Backsplash from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Concerto Clay, Greige, and Pearl Porcelain Tile Kitchen Backsplash from Arizona Tile

    Looking to make a small kitchen update that makes a big impact? Ring in the new year with a new, modern tile backsplash for your kitchen. The right backsplash can make your space shine, and sets the tone for the whole room. Let’s dive into the top trends in kitchen backsplash designs for 2020.

  • Top 2020 Bathroom Tile Trends, 17 Jan 2020

    Kaplan Blanco Bathroom Countertop Tile & Kaplan Gris Floor Tile From Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Kaplan Blanco Bathroom Countertop Tile & Kaplan Gris Floor Tile From Arizona Tile

    New year, new bathroom. If that’s your plan for 2020, you’re probably looking for some ideas and inspiration to help transform your bathroom into something beautiful and on-trend. When it comes to a bathroom renovation or redesign, choosing the right tile can be a big part of the job. We’re here with the top bathroom tile trends to help make your decision an easy one.

  • Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year – Classic Blue, 10 Jan 2020

    Pantone’s Color Of The Year For 2020 – Classic Blue - Photo Credit pantone.com
    Featured Image: Pantone’s Color Of The Year For 2020 – Classic Blue (Photo Credit pantone.com)

    It’s officially been a year since Pantone revealed their 2019 Color of the Year, Living Coral. To continue the tradition, this year Pantone has revealed their selection for 2020: the calm yet bold Classic Blue (PANTONE 19-4052).

  • 5 Easy Kitchen and Bath Projects that Will Boost Your New Year, 03 Jan 2020

    New Carrara Quartz Bathroom Countertop From Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: New Carrara Quartz Bathroom Countertop From Arizona Tile

    It’s a new Year! Skip the expensive upgrades and keep your wallet happy with easy kitchen and bath projects that will look like a million bucks. The truth is, you don’t need to spend a lot of money to give your space a makeover. Let’s take a look at five of our favorite (and simple) DIY projects for the new year.

     

  • What Is Granite?, 27 Dec 2019

    Titanium Granite Slab Kitchen Countertop From Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Titanium Granite Slab Kitchen Countertop From Arizona Tile

    What is Granite?

    Beautiful and elegant, granite is a popular choice for homeowners when it comes to choosing tile for their homes. Durable and easy to maintain, granite is an excellent choice for anybody… especially in high-traffic spaces.

    Before you start your new home renovation project, let’s take a closer look at this magnificent choice in home design.

  • Five O’clock Feels: Ideas for Your Home Bar, 20 Dec 2019

    Featured Image: Marble Bianco Venatino Bar Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Marble Bianco Venatino Bar Countertop from Arizona Tile

    After a long day at work, there’s nothing better than coming home to unwind when you can relax at your elegant in-home bar. The ultimate at-home hangout where you can kick back after work or unwind with friends and family, it’s important when designing your space that you get the style just right, so it’s everything you imagined and more.

  • 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.

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