Penny Tile Bathroom

Penny Tile Bathroom

Smitten Studio Another way to make subway tile feel special is to make it more graphic with a really dark grout. I love the marble baseboard in this photo too. Domino source Although, I will say that white grout is back with a vengeance! I think part of that is due to how far grout technology has come over the past few years. Floor & Decor carries a few great lines that don’t need to be sealed or re-sealed. Bring on the white grout! Mark Reilly Amber Interiors Design Sponge One of the best things about subway tile is it’s super cheap – only 21 cents a piece! The beveled edge tile is a bit of an upgrade, but is still affordable at only 49 cents. The 4×4″ square is an absolute steal at 12 cents each! It’s surprisingly chic for such an affordable material! How great does it look with this black hex tile? I think that is the secret to making subway tile look special – pairing it with something a little more unique! source Penny and hex tiles are another way to stretch your design dollar. These beautiful penny tiles are only $2.99/ft. Just like with subway tile, you really can’t go wrong with white penny tile and gray grout! If you’re feeling adventurous, black penny with black grout is super modern and so dramatic! Anna Spiro Studio McGee Some people worry about cleaning so much grout, but it’s really not that bad! I use this beast of a scrub brush on my tumbling block floor tile and it works great! I actually love all the grout in a bathroom – it makes the floors much safer to walk on when wet. source And don’t forget the idea of making your own patterns with hex or penny tiles!
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Penny Tile Bathroom

A tile as old as time is resurfacing in our favorite interiors. Penny round tiles have been around for what feels like an eternity. A cousin of the hexagon tile, the penny round is one of those classic and inexpensive options that have grazed the floors of our bathrooms and even kitchens forever. Today, it is reemerging in a whole new way: Entire floors and even ceilings are covered in the iconic tile. Keep scrolling for some of our favorite penny-tiled rooms.
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Penny Tile Bathroom

Wall Tile – Penny tile is one of the few tile styles that can be used both on the floor and the wall. Most wall tile isn’t rated for floor use, and the sizes are often inconsistent. Tiling an entire wall in penny tile creates a uniform, textured appearance without being too busy or spotty. The degree of softness or contrast also depends on the grout color selected.
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Penny Tile Bathroom

Black penny tiles in a modern bathroom from Elizabeth Roberts. I love how all the disparate elements in this bathroom — the pedestal sink, the penny tile, that amazing brown marble — come together so seamlessly. And how gorgeous is that gold faucet?
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Penny Tile Bathroom

Penny tiles are making a comeback in the contemporary tile world. Although they’ve been around for over a hundred years, penny round tiles haven’t taken off like their small hex tile counterparts…until now. Now these charming little rounds are fresh and invigorating in many spaces, particularly kitchens and bathrooms. They’ve even crept into modern foyer or entryway floors as well.
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Penny Tile Bathroom

27. A fireplace is a natural feature of any space it’s in. To make the fireplace even more prominent, but in an unobtrusive, tasteful way, you could consider installing penny tile on the fireplace surround. Pairing it with a chunky wood mantel helps to contain and frame the penny round tiles and also balances the cold glossiness of the tile with natural wood warmth. This is an easy and beautiful upgrade for a potentially ho-hum fireplace.
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Penny Tile Bathroom

29. With a simple penny round tile design, you can install a visual “rug” into your entryway that will never slip, trip, or be stained! This simple outline packs a powerful punch in an entryway, and we love the clean yet unique penny tile sensibility shown here.
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Penny Tile Bathroom

Then, earlier this year, when I started working on my parents remodel and we needed lots of tile, I stumbled into Floor & Decor for the first time. It took about 30 seconds of looking at their great marble tile inventory to realize that we were set! We literally bought every tile we used in the house at Floor & Decor! They had every style we envisioned for each of the bathrooms, the laundry room and the kitchen. And now I’m using their tile in a couple of client projects, too. It feels like my not-so-secret, secret source! 🙂 The best part is they have all the tile in stock in their stores, so you can handpick the sheets or tile pieces you like the best (SO important when using stone, especially, with all the natural color and pattern variation!).

In small spaces particularly, using a simple white penny round tile on all surfaces can actually make a room appear bigger and brighter. The owners of this home mixed all-white classic white penny tiles with timeless fixtures, adding just a few accessories for a pop of color.
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13 / 21 PHOTO: Joshua W. McHugh via Domino In small spaces particularly, using a simple white penny round tile on all surfaces can actually make a room appear bigger and brighter. The owners of this home mixed all-white classic white penny tiles with timeless fixtures, adding just a few accessories for a pop of color.
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The benefit is that a backsplash isn’t such a huge commitment in terms of area. Penny tiles can create a subdued, textural installation, like this Waterworks penny tile backsplash in a 1950s-style home.
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25. An equally mod, fun look is created when multiple colors of penny round tiles are combined in a random pattern, such as is the case with this bathroom backsplash. The colors are vivid and bold but are tempered with plenty of white penny round tiles so as to maintain a fresh look and feel.
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13. The combinations of penny tile and grout color options are limitless, but there’s something inherently classic and classy about dark grout and white tiles, especially when the tile covers every visible surface in the bathroom. The look is equally clean and interesting, which isn’t always an easy balance to strike.
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When used with a contrasting grout, the penny tile can make quite a statement. In this quirky bathroom, it is combined with a mosaic blue-and-white floor tile to create a refined yet eclectic look.
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9 / 21 PHOTO: Courtesy of Black Lacquer Design When used with a contrasting grout, the penny tile can make quite a statement. In this quirky bathroom, it is combined with a mosaic blue-and-white floor tile to create a refined yet eclectic look.
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Penny rounds can easily claim the title of Most Adorable Bathroom Tile. These teeny tiny tiles look just as good in a modern bathroom as in a vintage one, and wherever they are, they add a lovely texture and a pleasing feeling underfoot — like the bottom of a mountain stream, but without all the sharp poky bits. Read on for more inspiring interiors.
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Porcelain penny tiles are not only attractive due to their visual appeal (which is quite high, as you might guess), but they’re an ideal medium for slippery surfaces or high-traffic areas. Ceramic penny round tiles are used frequently for showers, fireplace surrounds, and backsplashes.
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2. In a kitchen whose primary texture is sleek and smooth, penny round tiles provide a lovely and much-needed contrast. By having beautiful off-white aqua-trimmed penny round tiles as the textural contrast, the sink wall and framed window transform this main part of the kitchen into an eye-catcher.
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5. Pair grey-grouted white penny tiles with yellow metallic elements (think brass and gold) in the kitchen for an ultra-luxe look that’s simultaneously sophisticated and charming. Notice how the round penny tiles work so well, visually, with the rounded faucet? Beautiful.
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20. An authentically historical design is upheld with the combination of penny round tiles on the floor and wainscoting on the walls (this done in white subway tiles, here). What better way to emphasize the beautiful penny tiles, too, than to incorporate a historically inspired freestanding chrome clawfoot tub?
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30. Penny mosaic tiles up the ante in this already chic contemporary laundry room. Particularly in a windowless space (think basement bathrooms or corner home office), penny round tiles provide a fluid, reflective appearance to the wall, bouncing light and energy around and mimicking the feel of natural light.
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One of the main selling points of the floor-to-ceiling penny tile is its low-maintenance appeal, particularly well suited to young families. For instance, this family-friendly bathroom looks as if it could be washed down with a hose in an instant.
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7 / 21 PHOTO: James Waddell via Domino One of the main selling points of the floor-to-ceiling penny tile is its low-maintenance appeal, particularly well suited to young families. For instance, this family-friendly bathroom looks as if it could be washed down with a hose in an instant.