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Top 3 Materials When Buying a Range Hood

Top 3 Materials When Buying a Range Hood

Nowadays we cannot imagine a kitchen without an efficient range hood that has become in the last decades not only a must-have appliance but also a sophisticated centerpiece in a kitchen design. Installing an extractor is one of the best remedies for controlling grease, heat, and smoke that may fill up the kitchen due to some heavy cooking. However, it is also a great way to introduce a designer, metallic look into your interiors. It has never been so entertaining and easy to pick the ideal vent hood as you can find it in any size, shape and finishing. Here are the top three materials to consider when buying a custom range hood.

custom made wall range hoods made of metal

We can imagine that if you are visiting our Web page, you already have a general idea on how you would like your new metal stove hood to be. The homeowner would have to take a few measurements, including the high of the ceiling, to ensure an ideal fit. Even if you cannot find the exact sizes among thousands of our hand-forged models, remember that our company specializes in custom-made, high-quality metal home appliances. We can create the ideal hood from scratches. Our products are manufactured in copper, iron and zinc which are the most popular materials among homeowners buying a range hood. We can imagine that it might be difficult to choose the best material with so many options available on the market. However, we are here to help you in your quest for the right fit. You will be able to observe that the grand majority of our kitchen range hoods are made of copper which is probably our most beloved product. The copper is a very flexible metal which enables us to offer you the most stunning, decorative range hoods with rivets, straps and forged patterns. Also, many kitchenware and hardware are made of copper which makes it even easier to blend your new vent with the existing kitchen décor. A crafted kitchen hood made of the highest quality copper is one of the most elegant and timeless elements in your house.

Zinc is another attractive material for customers because of its sublime grey hue with an extra glow. This metal has become an increasingly popular material over the last decade and it can add a modern elegance to any kitchen décor with our custom-made, zinc range hoods and zinc sinks. When buying a zinc range hood we are choosing a contemporary feel. This metal provides a contrast of soft finish over a rigid structure, which makes it unique and visually striking. Zinc makes a durable range hood that can work as an accent for other items in the kitchen because of its distinctive aesthetic. Last but not least, we offer modern and traditional looking iron range hoods. This type of vent hoods integrates perfectly in colder environments adding a lot of warmth and elegance to space. They fit perfectly in commercial spaces such as restaurants and bars. It gives a spotless feel of unusual aesthetic appeal.

Broken Mexican Color Tiles

Broken Mexican Color Tiles

In times where sustainability is no longer a trend but a must, interior designing cherishes the recycled materials like broken Mexican color tiles.  It incorporates them into thousands of remodeling projects that, in case of ceramic, glazed tiles can be easily undertaken by homeowners in fun and easy DIY activities. You can use our stunning, hand-made, Mexican tiles for both interiors and exteriors. The same applies to the cracked wall and floor tiles.

broken tiles diy project on the table

You have the option of buying our broken Mexican color tiles. We offer a smaller set that consists of 20 pounds of ceramic tile pieces and custom-broken Mexican tile lot that include an amount of the product that covers 220 square feet of the surface. This option is ideal for constructors and interior designers who tend to work in the substantial renovation that includes tiling. All tiles are hand-painted with solid colors which mean there are no patterns featured on the tile surface. The tiles are broken in two, three and four pieces in the majority of cases. If you are looking for a jazzier, distinctive look, you can check our offers for broken Mexican mosaic tiles that feature many broken Talavera tiles with remarkable designs. Our solid color lost can be used for decorating interior and exterior walls of restaurants, bars, and, of course, private residences. The good news is that Mexican tiles are water-resistant so they can be applied to the house veranda, patio, in the showers, bathrooms and swimming pool’ area.

One of the most popular ideas for broken tiles with solid colors is to use them to create vivid and bright mosaics on walls and floors. Another captivating, decorating project could be to apply these cheerful, broken ceramics on the kitchen counters and backsplashes. You can fill the backsplash surface with a mosaic and then frame it with entire, border tiles that we have also on sale. However, there are many, small-scale mosaic ideas that you can incorporate throughout your home and garden. The great thing about mosaics is that you cannot go wrong with something that is already broken. Consider, for instance, refurbishing your garden or dining room table. By placing broken Mexican color tiles on top of the table, you create an exceptional, Southern look and you also add durability to the surface.  As for the outdoors, you can make planters, tile-topped stepping stones, broken ceramic table tops and even pieces of art. We can easily imagine using broken, handcrafted Mexican tiles to decorate mirror frames or to do a tray or simply, a coaster. Another large renovation project, these cheerful, broken ceramics can be applied on the kitchen counters and backsplashes.

Round Iron Mirrors

Round Iron Mirrors

No matter how small or dark, there is something that will help you to transform any ensemble into an airy and bright space: mirrors, and in particular- large, round mirrors. Our company offers stunning designs in many shapes and sizes but today we want to talk about round, iron mirrors that are the trendiest of all.

With a broad range of frame options, from sleek and chic to vintage and distressed, the circular shape takes the mirror from functional to decorative. Hand-forged, round, iron mirrors can become a statement piece in every room in the house, adding a stunning lush factor to lobbies, living rooms, bathrooms, and bedrooms. Artisan-made mirrors make for excellent decorating ideas just like an iron-made chandelier. It is not only a functional item where we can see if we look “good” while we do our daily routines in the bathroom or on our way out to have a quick check in the entryway. If you set up your iron frame mirrors wisely, they will create a work of art. Mirrors are also an amazing solution for smaller rooms or lofts as they can double the size of the space with its reflection.

forged iron mirror decorating a foyer wall


Think that a product like our “Alexandra” iron mirror can add rustic sophistication to any room in your house. Its mirror frame is decorated with many hearts jointed together around the round glass support. We can imagine it on one of the dining room’ walls where it will help to provide brightness and depth of your dining area. This is possible if we place the mirror facing one of the windows with more light and have a very wide view of the outside. In this way, the exterior will be inside our house, as well as all the light that it reflects. You can order any of our round, iron mirrors in three standard sizes which makes the decorating even more fun. You can create a sort of wall gallery by placing 3 same-size mirrors and inserting real pieces of art in between. Using the iron mirror “Anita” can be a touch of luxury your bathroom needs. If it is a Master bath with double vanity you can order two mirrors. With a gorgeous and detailed frame made of repeated circles, this metal mirror is love at first sight for guests and family. It can also enhance the contrast between all-white, monochromatic bathroom design and a unique glow of iron.

Bathroom Sinks with Prints

Bathroom Sinks with Prints

Modern and traditional bathroom sinks with prints and creative painting designs can give your bathrooms a great stylish look. MyCustomMade offers a broad collection of round, oval and rectangular Talavera sinks as well as our latest addition- ceramic vessel sinks that easily prove that remodeling with ceramic, handcrafted vanities is pure satisfaction.

 

talavera bathroom sinks



A bathroom sink is an essential feature and choosing a sink that is comfortable to use and pairs with the style of your bathroom creates an attractive and functional decor. Sometimes, what a homeowner is looking for is to introduce a visual contrast. In that case, bathroom sinks with prints can help you achieve that quickly and effortlessly. Ceramic sinks which include unusual, attractive patterns on them are a spectacular way to personalize your interiors and enhance your favorite interior decorating theme. Imagine an all-white Master bath that needs some vivid and energetic accents. A bright and colorful Talavera designs, made by Mexican artisans would add warmth and joy into that monochromatic space. Our round and oval Talavera bathroom sinks are inspired by Mexican, vibrant culture and will make you appreciate one-of-a-kind appliances. Each sink is handmade and painted by our expert. That means that there might be some slight variations in hues or shapes. A unique concept, our bathroom sinks with prints transport you to sunny and cheerful landscapes, Colonial cities and amazing art of Mexico.

Perhaps the type of ceramic sink that displays in the best way the artistic feel of our products is the hand-made, vessel sink. Unlike the undermount or drop-in model, the vessel, ceramic sinks are exposing the entire beauty and elegance rather than hiding most of it under the counter. If you are keen on a bold and artistic look, you should have a look at the vessel washbasins’ category. Adding bathroom sinks with prints will help you to personalize your interiors and enhance your favorite interior decorating theme. Our designs embody all possible style from Hacienda-like, ethnic, Arabesque to modern and abstract images. To start, we would recommend you to think of a specific hue or color scheme you would love seeing in your Master bath and then go for a specific pattern. Our Talavera bathroom sinks are designed to color up your interiors and create an authentic, Mexican style. Some of our clients might prefer a subtle, touch of paint over a jazzy print. Many of our hand-painted ceramic sinks are elaborated with petite details inside the walls of the basin over a white background. Some others are only painted using two colors, especially the classic couple of white and blue, so suitable for bathrooms. We are sure that anyone can find the right fit in our store. Bathroom sinks with prints bring unique style into your home and brighten up interior design with color. Whether you are thinking of bathroom remodelling and decorating in vintage style, creating country home bathroom design or contemporary bathroom design, you can find the perfect bathroom sink with a lovely pattern that suits your bathroom project.

 

Round Copper Dining Table

Round Copper Dining Table

A round copper dining table is an excellent choice for today’s popular, open-concept living spaces and for rustic dining rooms that need saving some space. The copper is easy on the eyes and suitable for everyday use. Moreover, it is an excellent material that can upgrade your set-up, creating a perfect scenery for formal occasions, like a dinner party or a holiday meal. Keep reading if you want to turn your casual dining room into a lush and sophisticated spot.

custom hammered copper table in a residential dining room

Our custom made copper table collection is created in a broad array of styles from Old World, Spanish, Colonial to Tuscan. Any round, copper dining table you choose will add warmth and timeless charm to your home décor. Our dining tables are made of copper tabletop and wrought iron base. They are all characterized by quality materials and fine craftsmanship. The stunning iron base gives the overall look extra points in the aesthetics of the table. The base is actually the part that set apart one design from the other. Some of our copper designs are quite sleek and modern with clean, sturdy forms. Modern lines go very well with earthy materials. Others, enhance the lush and comfort with scroll patterns and curves in the design. Just have a look at the handmade copper dining table” where the sophistication of iron, curved legs pairs with a beautiful patina of hand-hammered copper tabletop. Instantly, this round, copper table will bring the old European feel to any room and elevate its style. Apart from various base designs, you can also customize your copper table by choosing the right patina finish. We offer all of our copper pieces of furniture in natural fired, honey and dark coffee patina. By changing the shade of the tabletop you can manage to create a more cohesive look and make your new custom made table blend with the existing style.

Elegant lines and rustic appeal are not the only strengths of the round copper dining table. It is also extremely durable, making it suitable for families with young children and even toddlers. The maintenance of the copper is also simple. You just need water and soap and leave the rest to the copper as it is the most hygienic of all metals and has antibacterial properties. Obviously, a round table can also accommodate more chairs than a square one so you can organize many family celebrations by our hand-hammered copper tables. Our copper dining tables are unique works of art, each made individually in Mexican cradle of the coppersmith.

Hacienda Style Iron Chandeliers

Hacienda Style Iron Chandeliers

If you are in search of stylish lighting features for your dining room, kitchen, entryway, or any other room in your home, or for a commercial establishment that requires a timeless decorating element that will be also a statement piece, the Hacienda style iron chandelier will definitely meet all your expectations. Add some additional rustic wall scones and smaller, custom-made chandeliers for even more dramatic effect.

hacienda black iron chandeliers from Mexico

Do not settle for less by buying one of the mass-produced pendant lamps that all of your neighbors have. Our company elaborates exclusive, handmade products from high-quality materials that will draw the attention of your guests. Whether it is one of our copper dining room set, metallic range hood or iron chandelier, every piece of furniture is unique and has inimitable beauty. Our custom made iron chandelier collection features some simpler designs such as “Lara” iron chandelier inspired by Medieval times with one ring that fits four candles. However, we also offer large and flamboyant Hacienda style iron chandeliers such as “Esteve” lighting piece that combines function with fashion, adding Colonial, Southern-style to any ensemble, featuring two-level of curving arms with 12 candle-style lights, ideal for illuminating spacious areas such as a hotel lobby or a very large dining room. Made of metal, our hand-forged iron chandeliers add timeless charm to any exquisite space. Even though the style of our metallic lighting fixtures is heavily inspired by the Colonial history of Mexico, it easily blends with most interiors. From one hand, the Hacienda style iron chandeliers pair effortlessly with other rustic decors such as iron or copper dining set, iron mirror frames and wooden furniture. On the other hand, it can be an important statement piece whose rusted and distressed look works as a contrasting element in modern, industrial style environments.

Perfect for drawing attention like no other decorative element, our Hacienda style iron chandeliers feature diverse and striking designs that for sure will bring life to any space and upgrade your home or restaurant/bar. The Hacienda style consists of old-European designs with curving lines, candelabra-like bulbs or candles with a rustic touch that resembles the grandeur of Colonial times. It transforms us to the era of exceptional craftsmanship where each decorative item was done to last centuries and to highlight your ensemble in style. All of our handmade, metallic products are done by artisans using traditional techniques to achieve the authentic Hacienda feel in light features, copper dining tables, indoor and patio furniture and many more.