Encaustic cement tile can be used on walls to create a unique wainscot with pattern and vibrant color. Encaustic cement tile wainscoting is a great way to carry a floor pattern to the wall from adjoining rooms. Or, consider using a border pattern with plain tiles to complement a floor design. Here's some favorite encaustic cement tile wainscot ideas and inspiriation.
If you've ever seen a decorative treatment on the lower half of a wall, then you've seen wainscoting. Traditionally, wainscoting is used to protect walls from becoming damaged when chairs or other furniture is moved around, such as in a dining room or eat-in kitchen area. To get a better understanding, let's look at how wainscoting evolved.