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TILES

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This post is all about how to choose the right kind of tiles for walls and floors for your home, the different types of tiles available in the market, and what makes one a best choice for every room.  I use Oasis tiles as an example here to illustrate the right choice. One of the often asked questions/email queries from the readers of the blog is on tiles. You may wonder why a common topic such as tiles would pique the interest of so many people. Often, the seemingly simple ones are the ones that take up the most time…

In my last post on my quest for aqua blue wall tiles, I expressed my disappointment at none of the leading brands having a shade even remotely closer to this one. Since then, we have visited numerous shops in Banaswadi, Marathahalli, Indira Nagar and Shivaji Nagar.  Who knew tiles such as this blue can be a exemplary, but least sought after one in the Indian market. I was told, time and again, by all the dealers that beige and brown were the preferred choices and often, the only choice. The rest simply never got sold. One exception was Nitco that…

We all have a vision of how certain spaces in our new house will be some day. Even if you are not planning to move into a new home, this image could be a compelling reason to renovate the space. It could be as simple as pink cushions against a white sofa, or a easy chair in the balcony to read, or a quiet space in the house to practice the guitar without anyone nagging to run errands, or making space in the balcony for plants. You carry a certain image in your mind, make a mental note, or bookmark the image…

This week I’m going to showcase some inexpensive projects done around the house. We’ll cap it with a easy, DIY project on Friday.

If you remember, I’d spoken about wall cladding a while ago. The project, in itself, was easy to get done, but making the decision was hard. We went back and forth choosing the tiles, questioning often if it go well with the new paint color or not. Of course, if you don’t intend to re-paint anytime soon, it might be easy for you to decide. Initially, we were inclined to clad the walls perpendicular to the orange one as it is in the line of sight from the main door in an earthy palette or render it a stoned look.