Mosiac Fireplace Makeover

I do love browsing blogland for ideas & great makeovers as you already know & this fireplace makeover I found over on caught my eye this week. I sell tiles in my showroom & I am a bit on the obsessive side (sad but true). I love how she has used these lovely modern mosiac tiles to update this fireplace but yet still keeping a classic feel. Teamed with the slate floor its a timeless & beautiful finish. Used for a huge array of different things mosiacs have become ever popular used in both bathrooms and kitchens but they are in general more expensive than average tiles. So if your on a budget making a feature with the mosaics like this fireplace instead of decking out a full bathroom is a great way of introducing them into your home without breaking the bank.

Mosiac tiles give a very rustic feel as a splash back in a country style kitchen. So if tiling the whole area is just too expensive how about a feature behind the cooker or sink. These mosiacs below certainly add some charm & character.
In a bathroom you can try mixing mosiacs with other tiles to keep the budget affordable. Use mosiacs in the shower cubical only or as a splashback at the basin & team it with plain tiles or even waterproof panels.
Below shows a very indulgent use of mosiacs by Designer Jay Jeffers with glass tiles" from Waterworks covering the entire floor and the wall behind a pair of Waterworks sinks. A bit over the top for most of our budgets but still a clever design.

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  1. i love tasteful mosaic! - especially the really modern one's that look amazing!

  2. Lovely idea! I adore mosaic tiles too! Enjoy the beautiful day, Kellie xx

  3. Thanks for your kind comment today. We are in the midst of a renovation and using a clear mosic for the floor of the shower....

  4. Ooooohhhh! I am completely swooning over that fireplace! (Acutally swooning over the bathroom and the kitchen too!)

  5. Love the kitchen... adorable! Thanks for visiting Inspired Design... I am now following you! Have a great weekend! xo