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9. Café-style curtainsJust like shutters, curtains can dress the lower part of a kitchen window only. In this room, they frame the objects on the windowsill, as well as creating sufficient covering for the tall window. Decorative mosaic tiling on the floor also helps to lead the eye to the window display.TELL USHow have you dressed your kitchen windows? Share your photos or ideas in the Comments.MOREAll You Need to Know About Curtains
Create a rug-style patternMany of us have simple, clean kitchens nowadays, so it’s nice to add character with some patterned floor tiles. With some creative planning, you could lay them out to look like a rug. Use plain tiles as a border, then inset a patterned tile surrounded by its own border. Here, the large scale of the pattern adds interest to the white kitchen. The plain area around the patterned rectangle give the illusion of space and seems to enlarge this long, thin room. This idea is perfect for when you’d like to use expensive tiles but don’t have the budget to do the whole room.
Locate your starting pointThe starting point of your tiling job is often quite important. Patterned Victorian tiles like the ones in this kitchen feature a bold border, so getting the position right is vital. Consider any fixed pieces you will have in the room, such as radiators, kitchen/bathroom units or fitted joinery. The visual centre may not be the central point of the room when it’s empty. Also bear in mind where the windows and doors are and try to imagine how it will look as you enter the room.With old properties in particular, you may not be able to guarantee your walls are completely straight, so simply starting at one end of the room and tiling outwards may not work. This may actually accentuate any wonkiness in the room, which isn’t pleasing to the eye. Instead, try taking a central line or pick something more prominent in the room with which to align the tiles, such as your kitchen units or the edge of a bath. Where possible, position the arrangement in such a way that you avoid thin slivers of tile, as this doesn’t look great and is fiddly to fit.