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Spanish Style Homes – Saltillo Flooring

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Building a Spanish Style Home? Consider Saltillo Flooring to set the foundation for your hacienda residence. Any Spanish-inspired home starts with flooring – specifically Saltillo flooring.  As you watch this video, check out the variety of shapes and styles available to set the tone for your home.  Terra cotta floors have warm tones of color to create a cozy ambiance for any space.  It’s also a durable solution for wear and tear for real life. Watch this short video for saltillo tile floor photos and decor inspiration. You’ll see that saltillo tile lends itself to many interior design styles including: southwestern, rustic, Mediterranean, Tuscan, Old-World and Mexican or Hacienda. Like what you see?  Get terra cotta flooring shipped straight to you for affordable prices.  When flooring like this is paired with rustic furniture, color accents, and iron or copper lighting, a Spanish style home comes to life! Getting Saltillo flooring from…

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Custom Cement Tile -Creole Cottage Style

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Get your custom cement tile just like our customer has done in New Orleans! More pictures to come but we just couldn’t wait to post a few of these hot-off-the-press customized Cement Tiles!  Custom cement tile is growing in popularity though the original (encaustic tile) has been around for centuries.  Cement tile bodes well for our high foot traffic homes and businesses today because the pigmented cement is super durable.  Interior designers jump at cement tile because it serves 2 useful purposes – design and function.  Tile does what tile does – but cement tile adds an element of artwork to any space. How did Kingcake RealEstate do it?  It’s easy! Pick a cement tile design (from the Traditional Cement Tile Collection) – and if you don’t see what you’re looking for on our website, send a photo of what you find elsewhere!  Super easy! Select your custom cement tile…

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5 Rustico Tiles that Make a Statement

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Are you tired of boring floors?  Did you know that a designer’s secret weapon is blending architectural elements with a homeowner’s style?  Check out some of our favorite budget-friendly, hand-crafted tiles!  This is where form meets function! 1.  Talavera Painted Tile.  It’s impossible to narrow it to just one painted design!  Go big and bright or subdued and sophisticated.  Talavera is a painted tile that originates in Mexico.  Beautiful designs can add punch to a variety of home styles including: Mediterranean, Hacienda, Victorian, Tuscan and even casual beach homes.  We recommend starting your talavera selection with a decorative design – then work in the solid color accents and trims.  To complete the look, coordinate complimentary elements such as Cantera stone, as seen in this photo on the kitchen counter and hood trim. 2.  Manganese Hexagon Saltillo Tile.  We sure do love this beauty!  Manganese Saltillo, in general, is super versatile….

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Spice Up Your Casa – 4 Interior Design Tips

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Whether you’re renovating or building a new home, there are practical ways to create the cultural aspects of a Spanish style interior.  Luckily for Americans, we can pull from Spanish style decor to also create flair in Southwestern, Mediterranean, and Tuscan style homes.  Incorporate these design ideas to your interior design planning to spice up your casa, cabin, or cottage! 1.  Architectural Elements. From terra cotta tile flooring, hand-carved cantera corbels, to a decorative cement tile back splash, craftsmanship style is created through architectural elements.  And don’t discredit the power of wall color and finishes.  Venetian plaster on walls will tie together these elements to create a cozy and welcoming space. 2.  Talavera Tiles and Color. For Mexican-inspired interior design, opt for bright, vibrant shades of painted Talavera tiles.  Solid color tiles and decorative designs create a patterned space or a mural of artwork.  Use talavera to create a focal…

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