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Mexican Talavera Kitchen Wall Tiles

Mexican Talavera Kitchen Wall Tiles

Warm, inviting and vibrant, using Mexican Talavera kitchen wall tiles will create a surprising and breathtaking effect that will be an envy of all your guests. By revamping your kitchen’s décor with bright tones, decorative tiling and fine Mexican detailing your entire home can take on a new character. Talavera tiles from Mexico can introduce a powerful change in your interiors and the kitchen walls are the best display for that. There are countless ways of using Mexican ceramic for embellishing kitchen walls. Having thousands of patterns and different types of tiles at your service, infinitive creative techniques open up to add character and lightness to your kitchen.

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We are convinced that decorating a kitchen wall with ceramic Mexican Talavera kitchen wall tiles will be fun for any homeowner. You do not have to own a hacienda style home to build up a Southern vibe in your interiors. What you really need is the boldness to explore the multicolored world of our handmade ceramic tiles and good decorative ideas. From going full Mexican with ceramics on the walls, counters, kitchen table to introducing some small drops of Southern feel with a subtle, Mexican accent tiles or native style potteries and textile, Mexican pottery offers you a broad spectrum of styles that you can introduce into your interiors. Start by choosing your main colors that will fit your existing décor or your brand new kitchen furniture and appliances. Take into account the material you will be used for floors and counters or shelves and then have a look at our extensive collection of Mexican Talavera wall tiles. You might want to use just a dash of Southern décor, enough amount of authentic, local craft to add interest to your main wall. Consider adding an accent line of a bold pattern that will suit plain color tiles. By that, you do not overwhelm the space with too many designs but still, add fun and energy into your kitchen. Another idea to decorate your walls, and especially a kitchen backsplash, is to install one of our kitchen tile murals. Our murals present Mexican landscapes including nature, countryside and Colonial cities. Many of them are perfect for a kitchen environment because they depict a still nature including delicious food, fruits and beverages. You can find them in many sizes and both, horizontal and vertical. Finding your ideal ceramic tile mural will add an effortless combination of Mexican craft with fine art bringing Spanish and Mexican heritage to your backsplash.

After choosing the main, background color, think about the hues you want for edging. You might choose normal wall tiles. However, high relief tiles with a beautifully crafted two-dimensional pattern could also work in that case. Be bold with your choices. Take inspiration from the work of Mexican artists, artisans and architects. If you have ever been to Mexico, probably you could have observed that they do not fear to combine the hues you would never imagine together and the result looks fabulous. The main colors used for Talavera tiles production are white, cobalt blue, green, terracotta, yellow and sometimes black. Most of our designs are created by mixing those primary colors.

Fresh Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

Fresh Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

The transformation of the kitchen backsplashes is just amazing. From less appealing surfaces whose only purpose was to protect walls from water, grease and food splatter, the decorative kitchen backsplash today is one-time opportunity to add a unique accent, a pop of color, light and surprising texture. If you get bored with the current look of your cooking area, here are some fresh kitchen backsplash ideas to bring more personality and style into your home.

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You might say that a marble backsplash is a timeless choice and a classic option that will fit in any kitchen style, and that is probably true. However, think about all the fun and enjoyment you can experience while doing your daily choir over a view of some remarkable piece of the unique backsplash. It makes you like cleaning the dishes a little bit more (if possible). Also, the traditional approach to a splash back was a four-inch structure. However, modern designers have broken that rule some time ago, and now we can enjoy stunning kitchen decor with hhandmade tile backsplash from the top (where the upper cabinets finish) until the counter. You can also order a square-shaped backsplash made from some shiny and jazzy metal that almost look like a mirror and catch the eye of any quest. By that, you can either create a contrast against the furnishings that would come in some completely different material, or it can be a harmonious complement to your range hood or stove made from steel or copper. Our company love creating customized designs for our clients' unique renovation projects. The kitchen copper backsplashes we create can be as long as the whole wall of your kitchenette, or perhaps you want to install it in the area of your sink or oven. That is up to you. We just need you to send us the exact measurements and the copper patina of your choice. Being a high traffic area, we do not recommend to leave your copper untreated. It will oxidize with time, and maintenance can be time-consuming. However, our clients can order any custom copper product with a specific patina finish achieving a broad range of looks from modern, sleek to rustic and weathered.

On the other hand, if the metallic look is not your cup of tea, change your boring cement or concrete tile backsplash for truly authentic pieces of ceramic art that our Mexican tiles represent. Again, you have plenty of options to consider, from thousands of patterns and tone combination to different textures between classic Talavera tile and high relief tiles. Do not forget about kitchen tile murals! Explore all the fresh kitchen backsplash ideas we already posted on our web page. We believe that with our handcrafted products you will be able to achieve a stylish and, of course, functional backsplash.

Kitchen Ceramic Tiles

Kitchen Ceramic Tiles

How can you transform a dull kitchen into a state-of-art, artistic space? You can of course invest in lavish and often overpriced kitchen cabinets and appliances. Or, on the other hand, add kitchen ceramic tiles which is a very affordable investment that will change completely the look of your cooking area. Installing Mexican tiles and tile murals are the simplest and quickest ideas to upgrade and spice up any area of your home in both interiors as exteriors.

painted kitchen ceramic tiles for a backsplash

Our Mexican tiles are handcrafted in the state of Guanajuato, famous for the production of unique craft, including traditional tiles. Our kitchen ceramic tiles represent the Mexican style of tile painting. The authentic Mexican style tiles are called often Talavera tiles. Their origin dates back to the 16th century when Mexico was under the colonial rule of Spain. You can, therefore, expect a rich mixture of Spanish, Portugues, Moorish and of course, Mexican cultures. From colorful, Mexican skulls, white and blue flowery patterns straight from Lisbon and harmonious, geometrical designs, our customers will be able to find the perfect tile for any style home. Our online collection of kitchen ceramic tiles have several, interesting categories to help our clients choose the ideal material for their remodelling projects. Firstly, you can choose between solid and patterned ceramic tiles. This saves you a little bit of time in scrolling between thousands of Mexican tiles and high-relief tiles models. Moreover, you have separated category for border tiles which are special patterned tiles used to highlight the wall or counters with a beautiful glazed finish. For constructors and interior designers, we have prepared a great deal that consists of Mexican tiles sold in lots. We prepare larger quantities of our hand-painted tiles from Mexico that match either in color or pattern so you do not have to worry about spending hours in front of the computer picking each tile model.

Why should you choose our kitchen ceramic tiles? Those products are made of ceramic covered with glaze to protect their surface against acidic foods and aggressive cleaning products. Kitchen is normally the area of the house that most suffers from our daily cooking activities. You want to protect the counters, backsplashes, tabletops and cabinets from getting way and stained. Our painted Talavera tiles can be used in "semi-wet" situations like around the kitchen sink or backsplashes. Their maintenance is super easy and you will only need a wet cloth with soap to erase most of the dirt.

Decorating with Kitchen Wall Tiles

Decorating with Kitchen Wall Tiles

You have chosen elegant cabinets and an impressive copper range hood but there is still something missing for you to feel the authentic rustic vibe in your kitchen? Consider decorating with kitchen wall tiles that range from Talavera tiles, relief tiles, wall murals or even broken mosaic tiles for some smaller areas’ projects. Choosing the right ceramic tiles might be the perfect finishing touch your décor.

ceramic tiles decorating kitchen wall backsplash

The first and most obvious choice for placing handmade Mexican tiles in a kitchen is the wall behind the cooking stove, oven and sink area. It is where all the magic happens but for the same reason, the homeowners should take special care and decorates this wall with tiles. First of all, they will protect the wall from getting wet or damp. Secondly, it is much easier to take off the dirt, fat or rest of the food from a glazed tile rather than a paint. Nothing works better against the spills of the morning coffee made in a rush! Most of our kitchen wall tiles can be installed anywhere around the house, even in the exterior, in case you have an exterior kitchenette or barbecue area. The only limitation for our handmade wall tiles would be those outdoors with possible minus temperatures as the material is not frost-resistant. 

Now that you are probably determined to add some beautifully crafted tiles, let’s see all the possibilities you have to create an outstanding, bright décor that without a doubt will brighten and spice up your kitchen. We would recommend you placing Mexican tiles on the walls and counters and a ceramic tile mural on the backsplash area where the mural can visually separate different areas of the kitchen. Our kitchen tile murals collection is ideal for decorating backsplash with one of the designs representing bucolic daily life, fruits, wine, Spanish architecture or Mexican landscapes. All those images will boost a Southern-style and also bring a very relaxing atmosphere while you have to do your daily kitchen duties. The mural can be customized in size to adapt to the backsplash configuration. However, you also need to fill up the rest of the wall spaces in your remodelled kitchen for that you can choose among Mexican, plain tiles or more decorative relief tiles that have part of the designed raised above the surface. We offer literary thousands of models of those ceramic works of art that can help you enhance any style you wish from the most traditional to transitional and modern.