When we returned from the trip we were unsure of the tile we had chosen so decided we'd look a bit more. We eventually agreed on a tile with a great design.
I know nothing about tile so I let the guys tackle this job while I was working on other things. Dwight had never worked with tile either so this was a first for him as well.
|This is a friend of ours, Steve, who is helping us with the renovation project. :)|
One problem, when Dwight lifted the tile up to put on the wall numerous pieces of the design fell out. It was like putting a jig saw puzzle together! Ugh. This would take forever to put up the tile if this is how we had to do it. Forget it - we'll go with our second choice.
|This is the one we had originally chosen before we left on vacation.|
Third choice of tile. Nope! The stinking tiles kept falling off when they tried to put it on the wall. Grrrrrrr...... Obviously there is a trick to working with tile, but we didn't know it.
By this time the guys were a bit frustrated because they couldn't figure out why the tiles weren't working for them and I was at the point of bonkerville and I needed to step away from the situation so I went to Bible study and told Dwight, "Go pick out a tile that will work and just get it. Don't wait for me to get back from church, just put it up."
I have to admit that when I first saw the tile he picked out I didn't like it. I didn't hate it, but didn't love it either. I felt with the grey floor and the grey in the tile that everything would just blend together and it would look 'blah'. But I also wasn't about to say anything to him because he was just as frustrated as I was.
I told myself that it would look fine once it was up and finished.
I thought we should use grey grout but Dwight thought white would be better. He was right!
|I love the finished product!! Now I just need to find a mirror :)|