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Mixing Patterns for a Cement Tile Rug

Mixing Patterns for a Cement Tile Rug

The Macoris border and Neiba field patterns unite a common color palette to make a beautiful cement tile rug. Remember, while you can work with several different patterns to create a stunning look, the color scheme needs to be cohesive with your overall design.

Heritage Pattern Colors

The most important part of any design is a cohesive and complementary color scheme. The Heritage Colors used for this project include:

To create a cement tile rug, it's best to use a pattern design (field) with a border. Many patterns, like the Macoris, have a border; however, some may not, like the Nieba. Don't let this limit your choice for design! You can mix and match field and border patterns to create your own unique design.

Mixing Cement Tile Patterns

The following cement tile patterns were used to create the design shown.

Neiba Pattern
Neiba Pattern
Macoris Pattern & Border
Macoris Pattern & Border
Aguayo Cement Tile showing Macoris Border and Neiba Pattern
Macoris Border and Neiba Pattern

Tips for Creating a Cement Tile Rug

  1. Mix or match border and field patterns from the Traditional, Cuban Heritage, and Geometric lines.
  2. Use an an existing color palette from any pattern that matches your design scheme.
  3. Use colors from the Heritage Color Palette.
  4. Follow our Tips for a Cement Tile Rug Design.

Cement tiles are handmade one tile at a time. Therefore, slight variation in the color and tone is to be expected.

Cement Tile Customization

You can create your own design using this pattern and any color from the Heritage Color Palette. The guides below will help you get started in planning your color combinations.

Prices vary slightly based on the colors used (Heritage A, B, or C color groups) and the finish (polished or raw). This pattern is only available in an 8"x8" format. A scaled version can be created in different sizes; but, a new mold must be created. Costs for a custom cement tile mold start at about $600.

Download our Cement Tile Buying Guide

Handmade cement tile will not wear ragged over time  it only gets better! With a range of design possibilities, whether bold Cuban tile patterns in contrasting colors or classic cement patterns in harmonizing colors, handmade cement tiles will transform any space! See our new Guide to Buying Handmade Cement Tile to get started today!

Remember, no matter which project you choose to conquer, Avente Tile is here to help you reach your design goal. Our extensive Cement Tile Design Ideas gallery features a large collection of projects dedicated to inspiring you and your living space. How can we help you today?

Download: Guide to Buying Handmade Cement Tile

For inspiration or answers about cement tile, download Avente Tile's Guide to Buying Handmade Cement Tile now!


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