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Fresh Design Ideas with Tin

May 1, 2014

Designing with tin doesn’t need to begin and end with ceilings or backsplashes (although both look great). Tin is too pretty to limit to just one element as it works great in a number of home accents. The possibilities for tin design are limitless, and we’ve outlined our favorite ideas to inspire and get your wheels turning about some unique ways to use tin in the home.

Playful Wall Art

Tin tiles provide the perfect eye-catching element so go bold with your design choices and make an entire accent wall out of t in. Instead of using one pattern or color, try mixing and matching for a piece that’s uniquely you. By pairing like colors and sheens, you can be sure the wall matches your existing home décor, and likeminded patterns like Patterns 7 and 26 will help you carry out a set design scheme without looking too random. With gold hues making a comeback this year, we recommend pairing gold and bronzes together for a chic, modern embellishment in your home.

Fireplace Surrounds

Granite, marble, and other stone surrounds do accent a mantel nicely, but after a while the stone can feel bland and all too common with so many homes using the same colors and textures. Make your residence stand out by building a gorgeous tin surround on your mantel. Like backsplashes, it’s best to use the 6” repeating patterns since it’s a smaller space like Patterns 21 or 35. Not only will the tin accentuate your fireplace mantel, but the shiny surface will also create a gorgeous reflection for a crackling fire.

Picture Frames

Once again, it’s time to play with the larger patterns. This time, though, you can aim to add tin panels to literally any room of your home by using them as stylish accents to your old family photos. To ensure they stand out, select one of the hand-finished artisan colors. The layered tints from the artisan tile collection will add an understated elegance to your design scheme.


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