Surprising Uses of Tin Ceiling Tiles
November 7, 2013
Tin ceilings and tin backsplashes are becoming more mainstream by the day and a fairly common installation. But the uses of tin are only limited to your imagination - from rooms to walls to colors and textures, these flexible little tiles are popping up just about everywhere. Here are some of our favorite most inventive uses of tin as an accent piece - inside, outside and anywhere.
Wall ArtWhether you use one pattern to melt down and shape or a bunch of colors and styles to create a collage, tin tiles can be crafted into a number of designs and letters to add visual interest to a room’s walls. Mix and match tiles to mount one by one or in a mosaic as accent pieces or to frame mirrors.
FurnitureAnother interesting use of tin tiles is integration into furniture, whether it be embedded in a wood cabinet or finished as part of peekaboo windows. Doors are almost given a stained glass feel when colorful designs breathe new life into standard pieces.
AppliancesFrom refrigerators wrapped in tin to stove hoods covered in panels and fireplace mantels, tin can literally be found anywhere! A good way to conceal eyesores, we’ve seen tin used to hide old pipes, construct birdhouse ceilings, wrapped around trash cans, used as flower boxes, and made into picture frames and lamps. Let the ideas flow…
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