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Decorating the Doorway with Mexican Ceramic Tiles

Decorating the Doorway with Mexican Ceramic Tiles

The painted Talavera tiles are in fashion and most importantly they are no longer exclusively used in the kitchen or bathroom. From complex and vivid Southern patterns to simpler, plain colored type, Mexican ceramic tiles are one of the favorite solutions for decorating the doorway with an unusual, chic and rustic style.

Mexican tiles decorating house doorway

Your lobby should transmit a welcoming, warm message and also it is a teaser of what your guest can see in the rest of your home. If you want to create a Southern feel in your residency or apartment, consider installing our Mexican, ceramic tiles on one of the walls of your doorway. Choose the wall you want to highlight and create an artistic area with one of our stunning Talavera patterns or perhaps mix several designs in one, unconventional patchwork piece. From simple tile to even more effective high relief tiles to Mexican tile murals, choose the option that goes better with the style of your home. All of our ceramic products are of great quality and will be a durable, stunning solution for a quick and effective makeover. As the hallway is the area that bridges the exteriors with interiors, perhaps you want to set up a greenery scene that gives a cohesive transition from your garden to the rest of your household. We have thousands of flowery patterns so emblematic for Mexican or Spanish tile craft that you can use for decorating the doorway.

If bold designs, using the whole wall embellished with hand-made Talavera tiles is too much for your taste but you still love having some of those rustic accents, you can add a mirror decorated with a tiled frame. A smaller tile mural in form of wall art is also an option for you. Additionally, we should not forget about the entry that can be enlivened with our ceramic products. Decorating the doors with tiles is an ancient technique that we can observe in the Morrocan architecture. It was then appropriated by Spanish culture and finally, it got to Mexico where until nowadays is a really fashionable and beautiful way of adding a powerful statement to the Southern look of the entry doors of the house. A wooden, shabby-looking doors with handcrafted, Mexican tiles trimming it, seems like a perfect match and is frequently used in Hacienda-like residencies. Add some ceramic flower planters, pots and other decorative elements to boost the Southern style.

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.

Painted Mexican Talavera Tiles

Painted Mexican Talavera Tiles

Contemporary homes today are starting to make use of an old-time favorite as far as decorative tiles concern. Hand made Mexican rustic Talavera tiles are living their revival. Modern preferences have leaned towards painting all walls in white and install a large slab of marble or granite for a kitchen countertop, but the result tends to be quite flat. You can create diverse designs with painted Talavera tiles mosaic countertop and ceramic backsplash that undoubtedly add a lot of character and uniqueness to an upgraded home, and that is the reason why designers are taking another look at different handmade ceramic tiling options for kitchens, bathrooms, exteriors and decorative elements in general.

Planning custom home improvement project in Southern or more precisely Southeastern style, you should consider installing some of our incredible designs in Mexican Talavera tiles that even though are a very classic material, can create contemporary and surprising design concepts that will introduce new, exciting ideas with interesting uses of texture and materials. What a great idea to inject some warmth to the house interiors by installing hand painted Mexican talavera tiles on walls, counters and tabletops. Broken ceramic talavera tiles are for sale with many Mexican patterns painted on terracotta, blue, green and orange backgrounds for the most part. Our ceramic tiles are produced in Dolores Hidalgo, located in central Mexican state of Guanajuato. The tiles are hand cut and handcrafted in a traditional way that was passed from one generation to other.

mexican talavera tile

Being recognized as popular form of decorating haciendas, churches or fountains, the origin of those beautiful hand painted Mexican Talavera tiles leads to Spain. In the 16th centuries, the Spaniards brought their knowledge and the painted Talavera tiles became internationally acclaimed not only for Spanish production but also Mexican. Its unique style came out of a mix of Spanish, Arabic and European cultures. Nowadays, relief handcrafted Mexican tiles are produced as 2x2, 4x4 and 6x6 inch sizes. You can select your decorative ceramic tiles from Mexico with vivid patterns or rustic plain and include trims or tile borders made of the Talavera with the same or contrasting shades to achieve an accent pop of tones. With mosaics, you can design big splashes of vibrant color in the kitchen, entryway or bathroom. If you want a standard type, just use neutral colors to showcase several painted Mexican tiles with bold patterns, like a tabletop hand decorated with Talavera ceramic or you can frame your mirror or doorway with them to get this slight Southern accent.