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4 House Hacks for Spanish Style Home Decor

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Is your home is begging for the transformation of Spanish style home decor seen on the beachfront of Mexico?   If your home has the structural bones in place, the right curbside appeal, then you can believe in the potential of design transformation! Check out these four easy house hacks to create the Spanish Style Home decor of your dreams! House Hack #1 – Flooring. Yes, Spanish tile is near and dear to my heart so of course, I’ll start with this topic.  Shocker, I know.  I recommend that you approach creating your Spanish style home decor from its foundation – flooring.  Mexican tile flooring offers many options for you to consider. Handmade Saltillo tile is most traditional for a Spanish style home decor.  Keep it classic with Traditional Saltillo and its range of terracotta colors. Or give your Spanish tile flooring a spin with Manganese Saltillo (brown tones) or Antique…

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How to Choose the Best Mexican Tile Grout Color

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If you’re like most DIY’ers, you’re growing weary of making any more decisions related to your construction project. You’ve spent months selecting paint colors, hardware, light fixtures, cabinet styles, and trim options. You’ve agonized over the type of tile, size of a tile, and shape of the tile. And now it’s time to select your Mexican tile grout color. The upside is that you’re in the homestretch of decision making for your project! To most people, grout color is a footnote. It’s just not something that considered to be significant. Does that little line of paste between your tiles matter to the overall look of your space? Let’s evaluate a few things about Mexican tile grout color and its maintenance. From a functional perspective, you need grout. Mexican tile grout is not just an “upsell” that you’re persuaded to buy. It serves a real purpose. Grout cements your tiles to…

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5 Mexican Tile Designs We Love for 2018

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Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed a break from ordinary life during the holidays.  At Rustico Tile and Stone, we are fortunate to take a long holiday break from all things Mexican tile designs, and now we’re back at the grind… joyfully! I don’t know about you, but I can only take so much family-fun before realizing that my job is a nice reprieve from the holiday happenings and noise. And yea, I did my happy dance when my kids returned to school today. So here I find new energy for 2018.  After much consideration, I’d like to share with you the 5 Mexican tile designs that I picked to be our showcase for 2018. #1 – RTS2.1 Avallon Cement Tile. Because you LOVE our RTS18 Philadelphia Mexican tile designs so much, I created Avallon with the same bold colors found in Philadelphia.  And let me tell you, this…

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Secrets Unveiled! Timeless Home Decor Trends Begin with Decorative Floor Tile

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Ssshhh! I’m revealing secrets – but only to YOU. Ok, maybe these are not huge secrets, but if you’re reading this blog, there’s a solid chance that you may be in the middle of a home remodel or in planning stages for building a new home. Either way, the secret to creating timeless home décor starts with decorative floor tile. Settle in for a few secrets unveiled.   Concrete tile is the rave. I do not over exaggerate this point. People, designers, architects. Everyone is going crazy over this extremely durable and exquisite decorative floor tile option. Concrete tile dates back to the days of clay encaustic tile. If you’ve ever strolled through historic places in Europe, your feet have graced 200+-year-old decorative floor tile. Can you believe it’s still there as the foundation to these timeless looks?   Today, these tiles have been made more durable by swapping clay…

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Everything You Need to Create a Spanish Style Home

By | Blogroll, Cantera Stone, Cement Tile, Interior Design, Manganese Saltillo Tile, Mexican Tile, Saltillo Tile, Spanish Tile, Talavera Tile | 2 Comments

Are you designing the palatial casa of your dreams? Fortunately, Spanish style home decor is prevalent from coast-to-coast. You don’t have to look far to find examples of Spanish Revival architecture! Spanish style home decor is made easy with these simple design elements influenced by Spanish culture. Start by setting the foundation of your casa designs with Mexican tile flooring. In the cosmos of Mexican tiles, there exists a heaping amount of affordable tile options. Saltillo tile flooring is the most common choice, because it lends to many styles. Fortunately, handmade Saltillo tile is available in a variety of shapes and sizes.   For a foolproof Spanish revival look, consider the Antique Riviera pattern which combines the San Felipe and Fleur de Lis shaped tiles. With a textured surface, Antique Saltillo is reminiscent of reclaimed terracotta. Not to mention, it’s only a fraction of the price compared to real, reclaimed tiles!   Manganese saltillo plays…

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