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The subway tile trend is strong and popular, especially in kitchens and bathrooms. Its history dates back to the early 1900s when the New York subway system was unveiled. It featured these beautiful walls covered in white 3”x6” tiles and it didn’t take long for interior designers to adopt the look when remodeling homes. Kitchen subway tiles are very popular and appreciated for how low-maintenance and easy to clean they are but also for their classic yet still quirky look and the thin grout lines, all of which are qualities that also make a subway tile bathroom look exquisite.
Installation is fairly easy and you could probably do it yourself. If you don’t know how to lay subway tiles, we can help with a few tips and ideas. There’s a bunch of patterns to choose from and a lot of designs you can create. You can mix and match different colors, pick a theme for your design or keep thing simple and go with a monochromatic and classical look. Either way, your new kitchen tile backsplash or wall should be ready to make a style statement in no time.
White subway tiles
Use as inspiration the elegant white subway tiles that actually stand at the base of this whole trend: the New York subway platforms. Sure, their look has changed over time but that initial impact is something that you can recreate in your home by keeping the decor simple and monochromatic.
Beveled subway tiles
Beveled subway tiles, like the name suggests, have beveled edges and this gives the impression of a three-dimensional design. The tiles are appreciated for the play of light and shadow that they create but also for the fact that they add texture to the decor and that they stand out more than others. If you like the look, keep in mind that these tiles are a bit more difficult to clean that the regular kind and that can be an inconvenience in the kitchen.
Glass subway tiles
These tiles are obviously made of glass and that gives them a beautiful shine but also makes them heat and water resistant which makes them ideal for kitchen backsplashes, the area behind the sink and even the bathroom. There’s also another advantage: glass subway tiles come in every color imaginable, both solid and translucent
Marble subway tiles
Working with marble and exploiting its unique beauty and elegance is not easy. Still, it’s all worth the effort when the final picture starts to form. Even small tiles like those used in subway patterns can showcase this material’s beautiful veins and lines . Marble subway tiles come in various different finishes and color tones and their price varies according to the region of provenance and type.
Black subway tiles
Black may not be a very popular color when it comes to tiles or any kind. Nevertheless, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. You can take advantage of that and create a kitchen design that stands out and plays with contrasts in unusual and interesting ways. In addition, black is a very practical color that hides stains well and that makes it great for kitchen backsplashes.
Gray subway tiles
Gray is a neutral color, the marriage between black and white, two timeless colors, so very different from one another. Some consider this color dull and boring without considering how elegant and stylish it can look in the right setting. We love the look of gray subway tiles paired with white grout. They make spaces feel unexpectedly warm and welcoming.
Blue subway tiles
Blue is the color of the sky and is often also associated with water, peace and tranquility. It’s a color that can be both vibrant and soothing and with many different variations that can really make a space stand out. Blue is only a mainstream and boring color if you let it be. There are many ways to avoid that when decorating and one of them has to do with subway tiles which can make any color look beautiful and sophisticated.
Yellow subway tiles
Yellow is a bright and cheerful color and a perfect choice for spaces like the kitchen. There aren’t that many ways in which you can introduce a color into the kitchen but those that are available can be exploited in a lot of creative and beautiful ways. For instance, a yellow backsplash can look amazing and to make it even more stunning you can use subway tiles.
Pattern options: herringbone tiles
There are several patterns to choose from when installing subway tiles and this is one of them. The herringbone pattern is commonly used when installing wooden flooring but can look just as beautiful on walls. It’s a good option when working with pain white tiles, a way to avoid creating a monotonous decor and of allowing the subway tiles to stand out in a subtle and efficient way.
This could very well be the most commonly used and most popular pattern of all when it comes to subway tiles. It’s easy to work with, easy to install, easy to clean and simply practical and efficient in general. It looks good in a lot of different settings and in combination with just about any color or type of space.
The diagonal offset pattern
This is more or less the same thing as the offset tile pattern but with a twist. It’s an interesting variation of the design, a sort of hybrid between the offset and herringbone patterns. Installation is a bit more tricky although not overly difficult. It’s a style that proves you can be creative and completely change the look of a tiled wall without actually modifying its structure and without relying on color or material to take the spotlight.
Straight set tiles
This is a very simple and straight-forward pattern. It has clean lines and it actually puts an emphasis on the space between the subway tiles and the grout rather than on the tiles themselves. You can take advantage of that and create all sorts of interesting combinations of colors and play with the contrasts between them or you can use the minimalism and freshness of white on white to create a sleek and contemporary design.
There’s not much to this really…it’s the offset tile pattern with one exception: the tiles are arranged vertically instead of horizontally. This strategy can be useful if you want to make a small room seem larger by giving the impression of a higher ceiling or if you want to simply stay away from the mainstream horizontal subway tiles and try something a bit more interesting yet equally simple.
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An array of color and prints, varying textures, billowing fabrics and layers of worldly decor, boho style is one of the most fun to create from the ground up. If you’re looking into adding some funky nooks and crannies throughout your home, we’ve definitely compiled a beautiful assembly of inspiration for you. These 40 bohemian bedrooms will definitely help you in your redesign. Fashion your eclectic tastes after any one of these setups!
1. With Macrame Tapestry
Filled with natural sunlight, pretty bed prints and a macrame tapestry for a bout of interest on the walls, we’re loving the eclecticism and easiness of the room. Also, those open shelves filled with greens and succulents really add a beautiful, organic vibe to the area as well.
2. With Salt Lamps & Beadwork
This cozy little nook really is filled with bohemian style, in all kinds of ways. From the multiple tapestries hanging from the ceiling to the intricate beadwork on the throw pillows, there’s a lot to get excited about here. The neutral bedding contrasts well with all of the accents around it, making for a truly cozy place to rest your head.
3. With Twinkle Lights
For an extra bit of whimsy, take a note from Urban Outfitters book and don some twinkle lights around the room. Paired with patterned bedding and deep, earth tones, you’ll create a room that’s both boho and relaxing. There’s a magical bit of flair inside this bedroom that’s really appealing to all who wander inside.
4. With Distressed Brightness
Go all out with the bright tones when creating your bohemian abode, but pay attention to the details. Go for prints and distressed styles as a way of incorporating that eclectic and easy spirit. This find from Decordemon gives us a crisper take on the hippie-infused design we’re used to.
5. With Rustic Value
This gorgeous bedroom combines both bohemian flair with rustic value. All of those wooden furniture pieces are dressed so beautifully alongside the earthy tones and textures of the room. Those bohemian prints are also taking center stage offering up both interesting and interior design worth.
6. With Modern Greens
Thou Swell showed off a boho bedroom with a definite modern twist. It’s green, black and white color palette speaks to that timeless, classic fashion. But it’s organic nuances and homage to the outdoors fits the hippie-flavored bill quite nicely.
7. With A Starburst
Check out this gorgeous setup we found over at Maggie Overby Studios. The cranberry and emerald green tones play beautifully together. The starburst over the bed adds an air of modern art that we’re loving too. But the boho flair comes out in the way the fabrics and prints blend so nicely.
8. With Industrial Charm
We are absolutely swooning over this beautiful blend of bohemian and industrial style. The exposed ceilings and brick are a match made in heaven. But the space, plays so nicely with the bohemian prints and bedding choices.
9. With Vintage Photos
A collection of vintage photos on the wall with chartreuse and teal tones popping out of every corner, this room from Lonny makes quite the scene. It’s eclectic, free nature shows off its boho vision while all of those antique accents on the walls give it a unique charm and grander personality. We love all the mixing and matching happening in this small space!
10. With Christmas Spirit
A boho-inspired bedroom with a bit of holiday spirit intact. Not only are we loving the neutral, romantic palette. We also love how easily the Christmas cheer was sprinkled around the room in such an eclectic sense.
11. With Some Glam
You can still create a bohemian abode with a bout of glam attached to the vision. With the mixing of cheetah prints, acrylic and fresh greens, you get a natural and vivacious look to fall in love with. We love the natural tones used throughout this interesting space as well, adding to its subtly.
12. With Black & White
Yes, even a classic black and white room – with a pop of royal blue – can shape into something that’s a bit more bohemian. This design rom Emily Henderson feels both timeless and carefree ins spirit. We love the printed walls and the neutral palette on the bed. It makes for quite the relaxing and welcoming bedroom, don’t you think?
13. With Hanging Chair
Paper To Stone created a space that’s filled with funky odds and ends that don’t quite mesh but still compliment each other. Photos on the wall, prints on the bed, a wooden headboard and a hanging chair filled with bright colors, it’s a boho lovers dream. But we love how minimalistic the space is as well – too much clutter would take this look over-the-top.
14. With Yellow
HGTV brings us this light and bright beauty. Filled with crisp, timeless colors, the details are what makes this such a gorgeous, bohemian example. The textures and worldly prints pair and compliment seamlessly. We love the meshing of styles here and how sophisticated you can create this kind of vision.
15. With A Fireplace
Life Unstyled served us up a beautiful bohemian bedroom filled with a lot of accents and details to swoon for. The focus may be around the fireplace but it’s the stunning mix of texture and print that give this space its personality. And the high ceilings that’s filled with natural sunlight is the topping on the cake.
16. With A Chandelier
Boho vibes can be created around ultra modern chandeliers as well. This dollop of contemporary style tops off this trendy and feminine room quite nicely. The colors, the textures and the subtle nod towards bohemian spirit makes this design from Nautically Prep one of our favorites.
17. With Tassels & Sunlight
An accent wall that’s actually a window and tassels all around, this fun and bright bedroom is a great bit of inspiration for our teenagers. Pay special attention to the wood and neutral foundation that’s been topped off by mixed prints and bright colors.
18. With Hot Pink
Check out this hot pink beauty we found while scrolling through Apartmenttherapy. The hot pink pops right off the creamy foundation. To add extra interest there’s a medley of prints and textures sprinkled throughout as well.
19. With An Aztec Rug
Start your boho room design out with a gorgeous Aztec rug on the floor and build up from there. This minimal space puts focus on that unique print and the extra bouts of greenery only help to add a fresh, organic air.
20. With Stacks of Books
Keep things personal by allowing your favorite bits to be used as accents. Those stacks of book are not only easy to grab but add an unpolished, carefree touch to the bedroom. Those feelings are exactly what should be encompassed in a bohemian bedroom. And this space really help us envision a truly “lived-in” design.
21. With Reindeer
Natural elements are always welcome inside a bohemian space. Whether that’s with the inclusion of fresh, potted plants or canvas prints depicting the best part of Mother Nature is on you. And with this particular design you get an edgy, more masculine take on this interior design genre.
22. With(out) Space
HGTV follows with a picture perfect boho nook that’s highlighted by a beautiful shade of blue. This space is especially cozy and welcoming to its guests. And that’s why it has made for such great inspiration when it comes to our guest bedrooms.
23. With Floral Prints
From the wallpaper to the chair, this bedroom is filled with funky floral prints. The mixing and matching bring in so much fun and vivacious personality. Adding ins one antique finds help create a more personalized, flea market vibe as well. Take some pointers from this spirited space from Lonny!
24. With Velvet & Crochet
We’ve gushed about this spot before on Homedit. Easy blues and soft textures, this is definitely one of the more mellow and relaxing of spaces on our list. The wooden furniture rounds out the subtle finish. And that crocheted tapestry on the wall adds just the right amount of girlish charm.
25. With A Dreamcatcher
A glowing bohemian bedroom that we immediately swooned for. The pink lights add whimsy and that dreamcatcher on the wall lays the foundation for a quintessential “gypsy” style.
26. With Polka Dots
One of the most feminine on the list, we’re falling for this Dailydreamdecor find. Polka Dots give flavor to the low and easy bed. Rose compliments the creamy colors while the fur rug and exposed bring brings in a more carefree, unpolished look to the rest of the room.
27.With Moroccan Influence
Check out that light fixture! This design and we were immediately drawn to its Moroccan influence and lively colors. It also makes for some great dorm room inspiration.
28. With “More” Morrocan
If you like that kind of Moroccan influence inside the bedroom then you’ll definitely love this setup. It’s a step further than its predecessor with an eve more specific vision in mind.
29. With A Textured Ceiling
The smaller details can really be what brings a room to light. The accents here in this Interiors by Jacquin setup are purely bohemian. But that textured ceiling and blue carpet really bring the vision full circle.
30. With Upcycled Wood
Are you a fan of some rusticism within your home decor?! An upcycled wood piece on the wall, neutral shades and every nook filled with touchable texture, this bedroom gives a welcomed bohemian flat we’re inspired by.
31. WithA Pair
Even a bedroom for two can be dressed in boho tones. Again, we have a series of mixed prints and interesting artistic choices filling the corners. COCOCOZY easily inspires our kiddos’ room redesign with this one.
32. With Small Petals
Another right and inspired space filled with romantic, gypsy-flavored charm. The small, delicate floral design give it a more youthful flow as well as all of the natural sunlight the space will be receiving throughout the day.
33. With A Metal Bed
Your bohemian vision can easily be paired with vintage pieces – big or small. We’ve seen hose accents and nuances sprinkled throughout the room above. But this bedroom feature brings in an antique, metal bed frame as its main focus and we love it!
34. With Billowing Fabrics
Fabric hanging from every inch of the space will help to add that easy, carefree spirit us bohemians love. This fresh bedroom from Apartment Therapy has a revitalizing quality to it and although filled, it doesn’t seem cluttered or overwhelming at all.
35. With White & Simplicity
This gorgeous example from Royal Furnish shows us that bohemian style can be accomplished in the most simple of ways. a beautiful neutral, plush fabrics and romantic elements like the canopy and fresh greens, it all comes together in such an easy way!
36. With Tradition
You don’t have to go all in with the boho vibes. Instead just use touches to spruce up your more traditional space. This bedroom is crisp and quaint but it have been personalized by a pop of funk in its print and exposed wood ceiling.
37. With Gray
And grey is still one of the most popular and versatile neutrals around. Even in this carefree space, it holds its own despite the excitement (& tapestries) surrounding it.
38. With Golden Hardware
Combining contemporary style with bohemian flair doesn’t have to be frustrating or hard! Just look at this design from Lonny, for example. Its golden hardware adds just the right amount of sophistication to the pattern-covered room.
39. With A Shag Rug
This patterned, shag rug has us falling in love and giving this offbeat, sage-covered room a fun foundation. Bohemian in vision, this is definitely a simpler, more subdued take on the interior design genre.
40. With Candles & A Ladder
A lot of fun elements within this bedroom that we’re drawn to. The hanging plants are a beautiful addition to the window dressing. The ladder in the corner, prints on the wall and candles on the trunk all create personal, eclectic touches.
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Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and The Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting that home sales will increase in 2018. Here is a chart showing what each entity is projecting in sales for the remainder of this year and the next.
As we can see, each entity is projecting sizable increases in home sales next year. If you have considered selling your house recently, now may be the time to put it on the market.