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….