I added more pattern sections to the tile floor template.
To facilitate a smooth transition between tile colors, when I began to run low on the first set I glued them randomly further out on the template to integrate with the as-yet-to-be-painted new batch of tiles.
Using the same paints as before, I splattered up a new sheet to cut into tiles.
Meanwhile, I’ve got a working idea for the back fireplace wall, so I can alternate experimenting on that with setting floor tiles.
9 thoughts on “Sea House Conservatory: More Floor Tiles”
Still love the colors. I think what makes everything look too busy are the dark grout lines. If those were lighter I think the whole floor would be more cohesive and easier on the eyes.
Hmm, I disagree, I think the black grout sets it off, it’s a perfect contrast to the light tiles.
Could be an issue with my eyes. Some patterns just make me dizzy.
Thanks, Sheila! In reality, the grout is a medium gray, and only about 10 percent darker in value than the overall tiles.
Sheila, I expect it’s just our monitors and phones that make pictures look wonky. Wouldn’t it be grand to be able to see all of our builds in person?!
I can already see how great this floor is going to be….. all your pondering paid off
Marilyn, thank you. Current ponder is to trim out a large rectangular “rug” of the set tiles to place in the middle of the floor, and surround with a tile border. This way I can cut the border tiles exactly to fit the width and length of the room. Sensibly, I should probably make a mockup to see…
So you cut all these tiles separately one by one? I guess when I glanced at the last post I was thinking this was some sort of template that you glued under or over to make it look like tiles. You have the patience of a saint. It looks amazing.
Bennie, I drew the design for the grouted tile pattern in Illustrator, then made a pattern for the individual tiles. My desktop cutter did the tedious work of cutting all the individual tiles. I printed out several copies of the “grouted” design and taped them together, and am now in the process of gluing each tile on. As I mentioned, it’s less dreary than I thought it would be :)
And thank you! Glad you like it.