Creating and Displaying Talavera Tile Murals

Talavera tiles are some the most characteristic and eclectic you can find providing a splash of color where the wall might otherwise have been left blank. There are a number of ways in which these tiles might be used but certainly the most distinctive is to form a Talavera tile mural.

Talavera tile murals allow you to create a feature display within the wall itself, simply by the judicious placement of different types of Talavera tiles. To create one of these murals you may want to sketch something out on a sheet of paper first, or you may prefer to walk through the various tile displays looking for inspirational ideas.

There are so many different types of Talavera tiles available that it is possible to not only create the body of the mural from a selection of different types of tiles arranged in geometric or random patterns, but you can also use more tiles as a border around the entire design. Looking for Talavera tiles for sale featuring specific colors could be a long but profitable challenge.

The Talavera tile mural is a way in which these types of tiles can be used to create one focused display rather than as a more all-encompassing mixture of colors and patterns.

One of the cautions in using Talavera tiles is to ensure that you keep an editorial eye on the room into which the tiles are being installed. Talavera tiles are so distinctive that they will quickly become overbearing if too many are used in a small area.

As well as the randomly patterned Talavera tiles that can be clustered together to form a mural that is more geometric pattern than a picture there are Talavera tiles that, when combined together form a large image on the wall. Madonna and child is a favourite of this type of design and the tiles can be pieced together in much the same way as a jigsaw puzzle.

Designing your own creative mural from a selection of Talavera tiles can be a very satisfying task, particularly when it all comes together and offsets the surrounding décor. Many of the colors and designs that are found in the tiles can also be repeated throughout the room in other furniture and accessory pieces.

Creating and displaying Talavera tile murals is something that anyone can do. You don’t have to necessarily be artistic, as long as you are confident in knowing what you admire and what you would like to see on the wall of your kitchen or bathroom every day. They can be very useful in the kitchen when looking to create a functional but attractive Talavera tile backsplash.

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Decorating With Talavera Mexican Tiles

One of the more popular colourful types of tiles that you may find extremely useful to know about is the Talavera Mexican tile. Examples of these tiles are all brightly colored and hand-painted giving you one-of-a-kind tiles that can be used to create a stunning display.

Mexican Talavera tiles allow you to add small splashes of color or to create a large and decorative display. You may choose to repeat the same pattern and color combination over and over or you may choose to combine different patterns to give a more eclectic and busy result.

You will find that these tiles are most common as 4” x 4” tiles although it is also possible to buy them as 2” x 2” tiles and 6” x 6” tiles and they will be painted with all kinds of detailed designs. As single tiles they may not look particularly effective but when they are combined with similar patterns or broken up with a single colored tile the results are very dramatic.

With carefully selected Talavera tiles you can turn a modestly decorated area into something that is exceptionally eye-catching. The kitchen is a wonderful place to start, particularly around a large traditional oven or an old-style sink as a decorative backsplash.

These types of tiles can be used to accent the walls or they can be placed as an edging for a traditional clay brick floor. They can also be used to highlight certain parts of the room that you would like to draw the eye to.

Simply by adding Talavera Mexican tiles to the design of a room you are creating a rustic appeal to the room. They can be used in all kinds of situations such as creating a Talavera tile table with the tiles placed on the table top or you can find very attractive Talavera tile mirrors for sale.

Talavera tiles date back to the late 16th Century when potters from the Spanish city of Talavera de la Reina settled in Puebla, around a two hour drive from Mexico City. The styles that have come from these times may be broken down into different general categories such as the classic Talavera, colonial or baroque.

Either place a single Talavera tile on its own surrounded by whole block colored tiles or cloud them together to create a much more vivid display. This clouding process will enable you to turn your tiles into Talavera tile murals and can result in some spectacular visual displays. The thing about using these tiles is that it gives those who are prepared to be creative an opportunity to create a unique and appealing look.

By combining similarly colored and patterned tiles you can create som impressive larger displays on your wall or as a table top or counter top. You may be looking for some further inspiration, if you are you might like to visit the Talavera design ideas page.

Decorating the bathroom has become a whole lot more interesting with Talavera basin sinks available for sale.

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Talavera Tile Borders For Sale

Talavera tiles have been hand-crafted for hundreds of years with the aim of creating a design that is appreciated both as a wall covering and as an artistic display. Talavera tile murals are the ultimate in creative art built right on the wall. One of the key features of these murals is the Talavera tile borders. It is possible to buy Talavera tiles that have been made specifically as border tiles. Take a look at the selection of Talavera tile borders on display below.

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These border tiles are used in a number of ways either as a border around a mural or as an edging around benches, fireplace mantles or along the edge of splash backs.

These border tiles can be used on the wall or they may also be an appropriate tile to use to decorate a patio table or for stair risers.

There are many different uses for these types of tiles, you simply have to let your imagination run wild to come up with all of the ideas that can be put into practice. As far as Talavera tile interiors go there is nothing that can beat the stylish elegance that is created by border tiles that frame the featured wall properly.

Mexican Talavera Tiles For Sale

If you wish to turn your kitchen into a colourful room with a rustic feel or to replicate a Mexican themed style of kitchen you should take a look at the range of Mexican Talavera tiles for sale. Talavera tiles are hand-painted ceramic tiles that look especially effective when placed together in a large cluster. Their diversity also makes them useful as border tiles or as single small tiles surrounded by larger plain tiles.

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It is possible to create a uniquely decorated room by choosing your own combination of Talavera tiles and placing them in whatever pattern you feel in most appropriate. These tiles look particularly effective when viewed from a distance but can also be appreciated from close range.

Browsing the range of discount Talavera tiles above should help you come up with a design that will complete any kitchen that requires spicing up.