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Decorating with tile
Wills, Margaret Sabo.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Creative Homeowner Press, [2000]

Physical Description:
175 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
NA3705 .W55 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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Decorating with Tile is the homeowner's guide to the many possibilities of tile. The book gives a brief look at the history of tile because it has ancient practical and decorative applications. Decorating with Tile also presents different types, styles, designs, and makers of tile through to present day. Readers will appreciate why tile is still an ideal decorating material for today's homes. Through beautiful four-color photos, they will not only be able to see many examples of various tiles, which will help with their decorating decisions, but will also learn how to choose the right type of tile for interior or exterior use. Kitchens and baths, the two most common rooms where a homeowner installs tile, are discussed in individual chapters. One-of-a-kind handmade and hand-painted craft tiles, both very popular and sought after in today's market, are also presented as a creative option in design and decorating. A final section provides helpful tips for successful planning. A glossary of tile terms and information on maintaining and cleaning tile are also included.

Table of Contents

Decorating with Tile explores the many design possibilities of tile
This idea-packed book gives the reader a background in the ancient practical and decorative applications of ceramic tile, and presents myriad types, styles, designs, and makers of this clay art from past through present-day
Besides the many examples of ceramic tile, it offers advice for choosing tile for both interior and exterior decorating projects
Both mass-produced and handmade tile is featured