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Five Best Kitchen Tile Designs

Updated on November 9, 2010

Wouldn't it be great to have a long lasting, attractive set of tiles that you can put on your kitchen floor? Kitchen tile designs are a great way to get creative and truly enhance the hub of your home.

That should be your first thought when you are choosing new tile flooring. It should be long lasting, versatile and good quality for its price. The great thing about modern tile designs is that you can put them almost anywhere. You can play with them, be creative. You can put tiles on the floor, on your counter, sink backsplash or on the walls.

The five best ceramic kitchen tiles are featured below. They're popular, great value for money and will give your kitchen the new look you've been waiting for.

VIFAH V182 Interlocking FSC Eucalyptus Deck Tile 12-Slat Diagonal Design, 10-Pack, Natural Wood Finish, 11 by 11 by 1-Inch
VIFAH V182 Interlocking FSC Eucalyptus Deck Tile 12-Slat Diagonal Design, 10-Pack, Natural Wood Finish, 11 by 11 by 1-Inch

VIFAH V182 Interlocking FSC Eucalyptus Deck Tile 12-Slat Diagonal Design, 10-Pack, Natural Wood Finish, 11 by 11 by 1-Inch

This kiln-dried Eucalyptus kitchen tile is very pretty and elegant. It is not just all about its looks - its also durablel. It's pre-treated to make it is mold, mildew and termite resistant. Beyond that, it won't rot or decayl. Unlike other wooden tile, this one needs the minimum of maintenance. You can wipe it clean easily enough, plus they're is easy to install with no nails, staples or glue required.

You can just snap them together and you're done. This tile is also easy to remove and re-arrange, should the need arise. The price tag is more than worth the group of 10 tiles that you get with eachpack and despite there being more expensive tiling on the market - these will look for more costly than they really are.

Faux Tin Antique Copper PVC Ul Rated Ceiling Tile Flat Design Can Be Glue on Clean Smooth Flath Surface, Also Can Glued Over Popcorn Ceiling #303 24"x24" with Overlaping Edges. Fire Rated!
Faux Tin Antique Copper PVC Ul Rated Ceiling Tile Flat Design Can Be Glue on Clean Smooth Flath Surface, Also Can Glued Over Popcorn Ceiling #303 24"x24" with Overlaping Edges. Fire Rated!

Faux Tin Antique Copper PVC Ul Rated Ceiling Tile Flat Design Can Be Glue on Clean Smooth Flath Surface, Also Can Glued Over Popcorn Ceiling #303 24"x24" with O

This one is a decorative ceiling tile. It looks elegant and stylish and viewed at close range, they look a world away from cheap and tacky. You can have it installed on kitchen or dining room walls if you're looking for a renaissance or classic looking kitchen. It's a faux flat ceiling tile that's easy to clean and care for.

It's made up of fire rated pvc, very easy to install with glue. Even better, you've no worries if you wish to place them outdoors or use them as a backsplash - these tiles are waterproof. Easy to install, simply clean the chosen area, make sure it's dry then use a rubber adhesive on the tile back and apply in place. Unusual, striking and full of wow factor.

Scabos Travertine 3-Piece Mini-Pattern Tumbled Mosaic Tile
Scabos Travertine 3-Piece Mini-Pattern Tumbled Mosaic Tile

Scabos Travertine 3-Piece Mini-Pattern Tumbled Mosaic Tile

This is a premium quality SCABOS 3 piece mini pattern mosaic kitchen tile. It's a very nice tile design, and a whole lot of quality goes into each one. It's gone through a tumbling process which creates the antique appeal. It's an easy install, mounted on a sturdy back mesh that won't require any power tools or labor intensive work to cut to size.

This has a very flexible look, one that you can use anywhere in your house. It would look good outside in back yard, the kitchen or even in the bathroom. A good looking tile that creates warmth and ambiance.

Scabos 1 X 2 Tumbled Travertine Brick Mosaic Tile by Oracle
Scabos 1 X 2 Tumbled Travertine Brick Mosaic Tile by Oracle

Scabos 1 X 2 Tumbled Travertine Brick Mosaic Tile by Oracle

This kitchen tile has a contrasting decorative look and a good solid looking texture. Scabos tiles are great for creating a warm atmosphere in kitchen, or any part of the house. The material looks antique which allows you to create a classic look in an instant. If you want something nice for the backyard, this tile design will work just as well as indoors.

They come mounted on a sturdy mesh, which makes it very easy to install. The mesh helps to create an even and seamless finished look. A stunningly good mosaic tile and well worth the outlay.

Romano 2X4 Filled and Honed Travertine Brick Mosaic Tile
Romano 2X4 Filled and Honed Travertine Brick Mosaic Tile

Romano 2X4 Filled and Honed Travertine Brick Mosaic Tile

This is a gorgeuos looking kitchen tile. It's one of the Romano Travertine Mesh mounted mosaic tiles. The tiles have been subjected to a filling and honing technique to create a smooth finished look. The edges of this tile are straight cut, which will place it well in a contmeporary kicthen or room.

Also good for using in other rooms, as well as versatile and strong enough to be used as a floor tile. Absolutley spot on for using as a kitchen sink backsplash and the mesh back makes it a breeaze to install. A great looking set of tiles, versatile, attractive and a great price.

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    henry1robertson 6 years ago from Los Angeles, CA 90013

    your cabinets are gorgeous! You have many wonderful ideas regarding tiles.

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    Ronald Hart 6 years ago

    Very informative hub. Another good idea is to get tile samples. This way to can place them in the room where you want them and make sure that it is exactly what you are looking for. Also, take some tile samples that are different and unique. You may be surprised at how nice they look.