Thursday, July 13, 2017

Faucet Luxuries

We've finally completed another phase in the kitchen. We held off on installing a tile backsplash for a couple of reasons. One was because we wanted to install a potfiller. Both are done! And it's one more thing to check of the list. We hired out the plumbing and the tile work. Part of me wishes I knew how to tile, but I have zero motivation to learn and even less to buy more specific tools.


Ungrouted Tile:

Tile Finished, Potfiller Installed

We chose a white arabesque tile (this brand came in 12x12 mats) and went with white grout because I really didn't want the tile to draw too much attention.  I'll be honest, I do like the look of arabesque tile when a contrasting grout color is used, but in this case, I just didn't 
want that to be too much of a focal point. 

I've found I also like the look of the curved tile with all the straight angles in the rest of the kitchen. My first thought was that we had "fancied up" our kitchen. We decided to only tile the wall where the stove and fridge are. The stainless steel countertop has a backsplash, so a tile one wasn't necessary behind the sink. Plus, I like the warmth the paint provides.


  1. I love it, and I hope I have a pot filler someday. Probably not in my current kitchen because that is just too much work! lol

  2. ooooh, how handy! And those tiles are gorgeous. Grout color can be so tricky to figure out, but I like your reasoning and how it turned out.