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3 Creative Colour Schemes for Your Bathroom Wall

Whether you prefer bathrooms that are bright and vibrant or love the elegant look that comes with more muted tones, cladding the walls in colour is always an ideal way to make your home stand out. The psychological effects of different colour schemes can completely transform the ambience of a room – which means choosing a creative colour scheme can often be one of the most important decisions to make in any home’s design. In today’s post, we’re bringing you three of 2016’s best bathroom colour schemes – so you... Read More


3 Shabby Chic Kitchen Floor Ideas

In a society that’s obsessed with modern technology, it’s no surprise that more and more interior designers are looking to incorporate a sense of tradition and antique elegance into their latest projects. Whether it’s upcycling or accessorising the room with authentic artefacts, there’s no doubt that the distressed look is here to stay – and it’s an aesthetic that couldn’t be easier to achieve in your home. In today’s post, we’re starting from the bottom – as we bring you three of the best ways to inject a touch of... Read More

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Style Secrets: Making an Impact With Unique Floor Tiles

Whether you’re redecorating in preparation for the festive period or putting your personal stamp on a new property, interior design choices should always reflect your creative flair. From choosing colour schemes that suit your personality to opting for a distinctive floor that commands attention, it couldn’t be easier to be bold in a home of your own. In today’s post, we’re celebrating the latest style secrets in interior design as we highlight some of the most unique and creative flooring options out there. From adding a vibrant twist on shabby-chic... Read More

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5 Myths About Cheap Bathroom Tiles

From budget and material to style and finish, there’s a lot to consider when choosing your bathroom tiles. The installation of a tiled bathroom can be an expensive business, meaning many of us look for more affordable tiling options. Waterproof tiles are the perfect choice in this wet environment, but it can seem like an impossible task to find quality bathroom tiles that come with a reasonable price tag. Tiles offer an ideal way to maintain your new bathroom’s sparkle, and competitively priced, high quality tiles aren’t actually that hard... Read More


Why Kitchen Tiles Will Always Win

It’s an age-old dilemma in interior design: are tiles actually better than paint and wallpaper? Some say it’s all down to personal preference, but there must be a reason why homeowners choose kitchen tiles time and time again. Today, we’re bringing you a breakdown of the benefits that come with introducing high quality kitchen tiles to your home. An option that combines class with practicality, tiles offer the best of both worlds and can be the key to creating a home design that’s built to last. Timeless and long-lasting Kitchen... Read More


Bathroom Tiles: The Best of Bathroom Design

From the style to the suite, there are many important decisions to be made when it comes to designing a bathroom. With a broad spectrum of stunning interior design ideas out there, it can be hard to choose which bathroom design you like best – especially when facing the dilemma of which textures to incorporate into your design. When it comes to choosing a material for the bathroom, there’s no doubt that tile is one of the strongest contenders. From their functionality to their overall elegance, bathroom tiles have got it... Read More

Style Spotlight: Polished Porcelain Tiles

Getting to grips with interior design is one of the most exciting things about being a property owner, but there are also plenty of decisions to make along the way. With so many ideas surrounding you, choosing the perfect look can be challenging. Factor in the wide range of different tiles available, and interior design can sometimes seem more difficult than you’d anticipated. We love all things about artistic home design at Tiles Direct, and we don’t think that choosing an opulent interior should be a chore. That’s why today,... Read More


Natural Stone Tiles: Bringing the Great Outdoors Inside

There’s nothing better than getting back in touch with nature. After a summer packed full with camping holidays and al fresco dining, the thought of closing the door on the great outdoors is certainly less than appealing. With so much outstanding natural beauty around us, surely there must be a way of incorporating the natural world into the home? In today’s post, we’ll be bringing you the five need-to-knows on how to bring the outside in. From sourcing the natural stone found in Italian hot springs to upcycling old garden... Read More

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Light and Airy: Why White Metro Tiles Work

Retro, rustic or really modern – whatever style you’re seeking, metro tiles are sure to crop up time and time again on interior design blogs and moodboards. Unlike traditional tiles, the metro brick style of tile doesn’t follow any rules or fit to any one style. They’re completely versatile – and we can’t get enough of them. This week, we’re celebrating the simplicity of white metro brick tiles in the home. From beautiful bathrooms to captivating kitchens, we’ve put together a compilation of the very best metro interior designs to... Read More

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How To: Revitalise Leftover Wall Tiles

Whether you’re tiling a bathroom splashback or cladding the kitchen walls in tiles, there always seems to be several surplus tiles left over. While these spares will be ideal should you need to replace a damaged tile, too many unused tiles can end up gathering dust and wasting valuable storage space. In today’s post, we’re taking a look at how you can inject a creative touch into your home by revitalising leftover wall tiles – so decluttering doesn’t have to be such a challenge after all. Embellish old furniture with... Read More