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Home and Cottages

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Home and Cottages

A design completed by Ines Haml, Designer and Principal of The Sky is the Limit Interior Design Concepts in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada was featured in the March 2016 print issue of Homes and Cottages Magazine. The full article is shown below. Avente Tile provided the hand-painted Spanish tile that add charm and color to the powder room. Together with the Arabesque Cordova floor tiles in Saltillo, the Barcelona La Merced Quarter Design (6"x6") ceramic tiles reveal a warm and friendly surrounding. Also, part of the wainscot design is the Barcelona San Francisco Border, 3"x6" liner or listello. The rich...

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Home Decor

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Home Decor

Cement Tile and Tin Ceiling Tile Backsplash in my Gray and White Kitchen I’ve been meaning to post pictures of my Cement tile backsplash that I put in the kitchen for a while now but I realized after I took the pictures that the setting on my camera to blur the background was on, darn!  So I’m going to post what I have for now and replace them as soon as my kitchen get perfectly clean again….sigh…. Anyway,  It took about 3 months to get our handmade cement tile from Mexico and it cost in the $600 range give or...

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Holiday Cheer from Avente Tile

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Holiday Cheer from Avente Tile

There is no better time than the Holidays to express our appreciation for your business and friendship. May all the joys of the season be yours. Avente Tile will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 23 - Friday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas Holiday. We'll be back in the office on Monday, December 28, 2015. Happy Holidays!   There is no better time than the Holidays to express our appreciation for your business and friendship. May all the joys of the season be yours. Deer in Moonlight Ceramic Tile Mural Take 10% off any online order placed through January 2015. Use coupon...

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The Boston Globe

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The Boston Globe

The idea was to tie the structure to its architectural origins, says Donna Hochberg of the 1790 post-and-beam Federal-style home in North Reading she bought in 2009. "I wanted to preserve and protect its history, to bring rooms back to what is historically appropriate."   A succession of owners had undertaken unsympathetic renovations and additions, so restoring the house's integrity was an ambitious project. Hochberg worked room by room, guided by Mat Cummings, an Ipswich-based architect specializing in historical renovations. In 2014, after two major renovations, it came time to tackle the kitchen. The room had 1950s linoleum floors, plywood...

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Range Hoods Inc

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Range Hoods Inc

Tile Tips for an Eye-Catching Backsplash This guest post is by Bill Buyok, the Founder & Owner of Avente Tile. A kitchen backsplash is one place you'll be looking at a lot while you enjoy your home. It's also one place that allows you to really emphasize your style. Creating an eye-catching backsplash that reflects your style and taste is easy with tile. The choices and options are endless and range from a traditional fruit-themed mural, multi-colored mosaic, colorful Spanish tile patterns, or a muted bold pattern with cement tile. Consider the style and color palette of your cabinets, flooring,...

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