Yes, You Can Tile Stairs. Plus, here are 5 other ways to tile stairs.

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Written By Jim J Neal

This is a great way to update your decor. You can add tile to your staircases. Tile has been a popular choice for kitchen backsplashes and bathroom floors. It might be bold enough to work.
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It does work, according to Emily Seeds Interior Design. They covered the risers on a set wooden stairs with Calacatta Zebrino tiles from Ann Sacks (the Portland, OR company that is known for their meticulously crafted tile collections). This small gesture will make a big impact on your guests and impress them from the moment they enter your home.
You can also tile your stairways with a color or pattern. Designers are reimagining tile to accent other areas, such as the bathroom and kitchen. This decorative element is easy to use and looks great in many other rooms throughout your home.
Continue reading to learn more about how tile can enhance your home.


Designer: Kate Marker Interior Photography. The entryway is where you first see your home. A foyer floor with a bold tile design is more inviting than hardwood. For a modern twist on the classic color scheme, cover a few feet with a bright pick or use black-and-white en masse.

Laundry Room

(Left) Designer: Oliver Simon Design; Photography: Janis Nicolay. (Right). Designer: Grace Blu Design; Photography by Ryan Garvin. The laundry room is a key area in your home and it’s a great place to have fun with design. A tiled backsplash can make you smile, no matter what your preferred colors are. Bonus: Tile surfaces are durable and easy to clean.


(Left) Designer: Leighanne LaMarre Interiors; Photography: Amanda Dumouchelle. (Right). Designer: Nuela Designs. Photography by Molly Culver Photography. Your hearth is often the focal point of any living space or great room. You can choose a monochromatic or poppy-patterned look. Pro tip: Make sure the furniture is not too loud so that the tiled area can shine.


Designer: JZ Interior Designs. Photography by Michael Radford. Now that more people work from home, it’s time to upgrade your workspace. You can make your workspace more inspiring by adding a tile floor to it. It can be just as stimulating and creative-sparking than artwork on a wall.


(Left to right) Designer: BANDD design; Photography: Molly Culver. (Right) Designer: Erin Sander; Photography: Par Bengssston. This feature can be used to serve coffee or cocktails. Tiling can make it look great. This is where you can really go big–a bold design and a striking metallic. Then, stay at home to indulge in the stylish space.

Powder Room

(Left) Designer: Wendy Word Design; Photography: Lauren Pressey. (Right). Designer: Habitat Design Studio; Photography by Haris Kenjar. Turn this space into a sanctuary-like retreat with a tiled accent walls that are as stylish as they are soothing. This bathroom, designed by Wendy Word (above), features gold hardware and a contemporary penny mosaic tile. It is truly a showpiece.
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