Fun & timeless tile for the bath

Let’s talk bathroom flooring today. For those of you seeking a timeless look, there are lots of traditional options that are fun and affordable. Choose neutral shades, and these tiles will look good with a variety of color schemes and for however long you own your house.

First up is honeycomb or hexagon tile, and I especially love black hex. Since white is more common, black is more surprising and a little edgy too. It also looks cute with a few white tiles thrown in to create a border or pattern. One consideration for hex is size; the bigger each tile, the less traditional and more modern it looks.

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Basketweave is another pattern that’s been around for a century, and because it’s more detailed than square tile, it feels more special.

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Another good option is penny tile. This tile is like hexagon’s hipper, more mod cousin, but it’s still been around long enough to feel timeless.

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One consideration with floor tile: The glossier the finish, the slicker the floor will be. For full baths with tubs, showers, and high-gloss tile, a rug or two is really a must.

These three tile styles will be installed in our house soon; I can’t wait to show the “after” photos. And just as a PSA, we bought our basketweave and penny tile from Floor & Décor. This company sells good stuff for good prices, so it’s worth taking a look online and maybe scheduling a road trip like we did to pick up all your stuff. •

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  1. I don’t think I can pick a favorite because these are all so pretty and classic. I can’t wait to see it all come together!

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