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Any ideas on how to jazz up a bathroom floor with one by one tiles? I hate it!

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  • Lorraine Lorraine on Sep 21, 2018

    Cheapest and easiest a beautiful runner, or two if it’s longer.

  • Esther Esther on Sep 21, 2018

    So do I Sally. I have the same problem as you do, only mine are from 1974 and, of course, the grout isnt white anymore, not that it ever will be.


    I was told by a contractor to do a skim coat. Yours are in mint condition. How about thinking of a colored design, put on graph paper and paint individual squares anything but white?

  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Sep 22, 2018

    HI Sally,

    Have you considered peel and stick tiles? They are available at DIY stores and also Amazon.

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    • Esther Esther on Sep 22, 2018

      Sorry Djl, I meant Red. I haven't considered peel and stick tiles for floor in my small powder room downstairs but I am now.

  • Tonya Tonya on Sep 22, 2018

    First clean the floor, especially the grout, very well. You can accomplish this with using real Coca-Cola letting it sit than wiping dry and rinsing with water.

    Then, I agree with Elaine… Beautiful rugs can take center stage in this bathroom. Some that are extremely cushy and luxurious. Perhaps a favorite color of yours?

  • Cry22488062 Cry22488062 on Sep 22, 2018

    Start by cleaning entire floor, as stated above. I would paint a border on the tiles around the outside edge Of the entire space (2 or 3 tiles deep). You might even find a small accent stencil that would fit. Use a color that compliments your bath. Then add a complimentary bath runner to add color to the center part of the floor.

  • Nan W. Nan W. on Sep 22, 2018

    Sally: altho it takes some work, regrouting in a color -- with matching painted baseboards might be a fun option! ie: blue

  • Jud34142078 Jud34142078 on Oct 13, 2018

    Would you consider a new up to date tile? You can tile right over the existing 1x1's. It is a matter of regrout the little 1x1, smooth over, lay new tile.

  • Sally Alter Sally Alter on Oct 13, 2018

    Oh, I would love your tiled floor instead of mine which is two tone. I have seen some fantastic tile stencil patterns on Cutting Edge Stencils and Royal Design stencils. It seems like a very easy project and would make your bathroom sing. You could do a stencil here and there instead of covering the whole floor if you like. Very trendy.


    This is from one Sally to another Sally - good luck.

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