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If you’re looking to create a traditional, vintage look in your home using tiles, you’re in the right place. At Tiles Direct you’ll find an extensive range of crackle glaze metro tiles on offer in our Puddle Glaze Crackle tile range, helping you to pull off an authentic looking classic interior. 

Manufactured by British Ceramic Tile, our range of crackle glaze metro tiles combine the beauty of subway tiles with all the benefits of modern manufacturing processes. The result is an exceptionally hard-wearing, high-quality ceramic glazed tile that looks like it’s been plucked from the Victorian era.

Whether you want genuine retro tiles for a period property or you just want to add a vintage feel to a modern home, we’re sure you’ll find just the right crackle glaze tile amidst our diverse choice of colours and styles. 

Why choose glazed tiles?

From rustic kitchens to period-style bathrooms and hallways, giving your walls some love with authentic crackle glaze tiles can do more than just help you master much-loved vintage style. They can also: 

  • Protect walls: walls see their fair share of wear and tear throughout your home, but with a covering of premium glazed tiles you can help protect them from daily scuffs, splashes and more. Manufactured at high temperatures and pressures and finished with a strong crackle glaze, these ceramic tiles are exceptionally durable and resistant to water, scratches and stains, keeping your walls in pristine condition for years
  • Reduce upkeep: mucky handprints, cooking splashes, water marks and dirt don’t have to ruin the appearance of your walls when you install crackle glaze tiles. With a quick wipe down with soapy water, you can remove pesky marks with minimal effort
  • Help the planet: a long-lasting material made from natural components like ceramic, glazed tiles can help you do your bit to promote sustainability. With built-in durability, you can reduce waste on frequent home updates as these tiles can last for decades
  • Create bonafide vintage interiors: with classic colours and an antiqued look finish, these crackle glaze tiles mirror the look of the Victorian era - helping you pull off an authentic vintage styles in your home

Crackle glaze tile colours and styles

Colour plays an important role in any interior design project, but when you’re striving to recreate the style of yesteryear, having just the right tones and tile designs can make a huge difference to the finished look. 

Luckily for you, our Puddle Glaze Crackle tiles collection has a broad choice of colour and style options that will help you replicate a classic interior look. With their antique glaze design and flat edge, they’re perfect for curating traditional interiors. 

Choose from earthy shades like golden mustard, green apple, olive, shortbread and racing green. Alternatively, opt for cool tones like peacock blue and smoked grey to give your home a bonafide Victorian vibe. Or if you prefer a clean, classic look make ivory, cotton white or pretty English rose the order of the day.

Whichever colour you decide on, you can choose from standard crackle glaze metro tiles measuring 7.5cm x 15cm, as well as 5cm x 15cm border tiles and 15cm x 15cm skirting tiles. This will ensure that you’ll have every type of tile design you need to complete the look.

How to style crackle glaze tiles

Traditionally used to pull off a vintage-inspired interior, you can use these antique glazed tiles in almost any area of your home, making your walls a standout design feature. To help get your creative juices flowing, here are some of the ways you can use crackle glaze tiles in your home. 

Classic kitchens: give your kitchen splashbacks some much-needed protection with these crackle glaze tiles, paired with shaker cabinets and brass hardware. For a classic look, crackle glaze metro tiles in any ivory or cream will make the space feel light and airy, while darker shades like peacock blue are guaranteed to add a sense of drama.

Vintage bathrooms: with excellent water-repelling properties, crackle glazed tiles make the ideal partner for period-style bathrooms. Traditional bathroom suites will be elevated to another level with a backdrop of antique glazed tiles. You can even mix and match colours like olive green and white for a classic colour palette or create a neutral haven using shortbread coloured glazed tiles on the walls finished with skirting and border tiles for an authentic finish. 

Period-style hallways: as the gateway to your home, your hallway deserves to have its own decor theme. For those with older properties, replicating traditional hallway designs using crackle glaze tiles on the walls could be just what’s needed. Tiled up to hip height, choose a neutral colour like smoked grey with white walls above. Paired with some antique furniture and decorative accents to finish, you can be transported back to a bygone era every time you step through the door. 

Why choose Tiles Direct?

At Tiles Direct, we’ve made it our mission to source the best quality tiles at the lowest possible prices. This means you can get your hands on premium tiles like our Puddle Glaze Crackle range at affordable prices, as well as all the tiling accessories you need for the job.

We even offer a price match promise with all our tiles, so if you have a lower quote for the same tile from another supplier, we’ll beat that price - making sure you’re guaranteed the best deal on the market. And when you spend over £499 with us, we’ll give you free UK delivery, too. 

Browse our full range of Puddle Glaze Crackle tiles online now and if you find one you like but want a preview, why not order a small tile sample first from just £1.99?