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The Ultimate DIY Guide on How to Tile Floors, Walls & More

Table of Contents Tiling Measurement Tips DIY Tiling: tools and essentials How to tile a wall How to tile a floor How to tile a staircase Common tiling mistakes to avoid Wondering how to tile correctly to pull off a home DIY project? You’re in the right place! This ultimate DIY guide is packed with practical advice on how to tile walls, floors, corners and more, helping you achieve your dream interior with minimal hassle. While the approach to tiling is similar whether you’re revamping a kitchen floor, a bathroom... Read More

New Year’s Resolution: Eco Friendly Home Tips To Embrace In 2022

A new year often prompts a time of reflection and change, with many of us making resolutions to improve our lives – be that eating healthier or being more eco-conscious.  If the latter is one of your goals, then this eco-friendly home decor handbook will be right up your street. Packed with handy tips and ideas, we’ll help you put together a plan for achieving an eco-friendly interior design that puts the Earth first, without cutting corners when it comes to style. Whether you’re a devoted environmentalist or you simply... Read More

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Budget-Friendly Home Decor Trends You Have to Try in 2022

Whether you’re looking for a post-festivities pick me up or you simply want to get 2022 off to a positive start, a home interior refresh could be just what’s needed to combat those January blues.  For one, it gives you a welcome distraction from the cold, dark days outside. But it can also provide a fresh and invigorating living space that evokes a positive frame of mind to get the new year off to a great start. Of course, many of us will be feeling the financial hangover from Christmas... Read More

Dining Room Ideas: Inspiration For Spaces Big & Small (Ahead Of Xmas Dinner)

With Christmas fast approaching, we want to help you get your home ready for this important time of year.  Having recently shared some cosy living room ideas and Christmas decorating tips on the Tiles Direct blog, we thought it only right to continue on this theme and move into the dining room.  Whether you need kitchen-dining room ideas or design inspo for a separate dining room, we’re going to be dishing up a veritable feast of ideas to help you get your dining area ready for that all-important Christmas dinner!... Read More

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How to Drill Through Tiles: 4 DIY Tips To Try

Using tiles on your walls and floors is a great way to give your home interior updates added practicality and longevity.  However, all that time spent choosing the perfect tile shade, material and shape (not to mention installing them with exacting precision) could be wasted if you don’t get the finishing touches right.  We’re talking about those small yet important jobs that involve drilling your tiles to fix things securely to walls and floors.  But that’s easier said than done without the right know-how.  After all of the effort that’s... Read More

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White Bathroom Tile Ideas: 3 Timeless Styles You’ll Love

Versatile and timeless, white is the master of all interior design colours. It goes with almost every colour under the sun, brightens up dark, pokey spaces and instantly gives rooms an airy, light finish. Whether you want ultra modern or a classic look, this clean, fresh hue delivers! So, today we’re going to be shining the light on bathrooms, demonstrating how you can use white in a variety of ways to create an aesthetic that never goes out of style. Let’s dive right in… 1. Master the monochrome look All-white... Read More

Christmas Decorating Ideas: Tips For Every Interior Style

Yep, it’s that time of year again! With excitement, magic and the sound of Mariah Carey slowly filling the air, it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit. We don’t know about you, but for us, this means one thing: getting the decorations out! Decorating for Christmas can be easier said than done, though – especially when ensuring your seasonal trimmings complement the rest of your interior approach.  That’s where this blog post comes in.  Today, we’re exploring how to decorate your home for Christmas, offering up some of our... Read More

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Preparing Your Home For Winter: Home Maintenance Checklist

With winter close to setting in, now’s the time to begin prepping your home through seasonal maintenance. Recently on the Tiles Direct blog, we covered how to achieve the winter aesthetic. But, winter home maintenance is also necessary to uphold practicality in interiors and exteriors through the colder season.  From broken boilers to frozen pipes, improper home maintenance can come back to haunt you during the winter – nobody wants a cold home. Slack winter home maintenance can also cost you more money from inefficient heating to costly part replacements... Read More

4 Stunning Bathroom Tile Trends to Try in 2022

In today’s post, we’re immersing ourselves in the stunning new bathroom design trends that are set to be all the rage in 2022.  From some reinvented firm favourites to fresh and invigorating concepts, let’s say hello to the bathrooms industry experts and homeowners can’t get enough of right now.  1. Welcome the latest take on Japandi Japandi gives us a gorgeous blend of Japanese and Scandinavian interior design in the form of cool, calming colour palettes, organic materials and minimalist style.  If this sounds right up your street, you’ll be... Read More

How To Make Your Room Cosy: Warm Cosy Living Room Ideas For Winter

With the shorter days and darker nights now in full swing, many of us are looking to revamp our home into a snug winter escape.  As the relaxation hub of home, the living room is the perfect place to start – but how do you make your room cosy?  Today, we’re exploring exactly that, offering up some of our favourite warm, cosy living room ideas that will feel like a big cuddly hug. How to make your living room cosy Layer up  Layering-up is a warm, cosy living room idea... Read More