10 Totally Unique Ways To Tile Your Kitchen Floor

Think half wood, half tile can't be done? Well, we went there.

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Nathan Kirkman

You might be focusing on statement backsplashes, cabinetry upgrades, and flat-out ignoring your kitchen floor because it's not hardwood, but tile doesn't have to be your ugly stepchild. It can be seriously chic when done right, you just have to get creative and choose the right texture, pattern, and color scheme. Don't know where to start? These gorg tiled kitchens are probably a good place.

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1 Check Yourself
jon de la cruz kitchen of the year kitchen island
Jonny Valiant

This super sleek, industrial-style kitchen deserves nothing less than a sweet, statement tile. We're obsessed with this take on a checkerboard, with slightly misaligned tiles to keep it from feeling too polished.

2 Easiest Cleanup Ever
yellow white tiles
Matthew Hranek

Stained concrete tiles give this coastal kitchen natural texture. They're also insanely durable, so you don't have to worry about your kids or pets wreaking havoc on them.

3 Two Floors > One
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Nathan Kirkman

Can't decide between wood and tile? This kitchen is proof you don't have to. Wood planks run into a hexagonal mosaic tile. It's eclectic, unexpected, and somehow, seriously sexy.

4 Diamond (Floors) Are A Girl's Best Friend
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Anson Smart

Turkish terrazzo tiles create a graphic floor, which perfectly accents the white subway tile.

5 Matchy-Matchy
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Courtesy of A House In The Hills

Match your floor tiles to your countertops, and you won't have to stress about anything clashing. Warm up the space (and add contrast) with a bold, colorful rug.

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6 Fake It 'Til You Make It
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William Waldron

Live out your hardwood floor dreams with tiles in wood tones. Lay them in a similar pattern to hardwoods, and you'll have the look you've been dreaming about for way less money — plus, tile cleanup is a breeze.

7 Turn Up For Terracotta
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Victoria Pearson

If you want a kitchen that feels laid-back and lived in, opt for terracotta floor tiles. This home's farmhouse-style kitchen gets a dose of hacienda charm from the hexagonal-patterned floor.

8 Wood on Wood
caroline beaupere
custom tile backsplash

There's a lot of wood going on in this kitchen, so to complement the cabinets and island, the floors got concrete tiles in a similar hue. A subtle pattern helps keep it from feeling too monochromatic.

9 Bring The Party To Your Floor
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Thomas Kuoh

White kitchens can get basic, fast. De-blandify your kitch without having to swap out cabinets or re-do your backsplash by creating a patterned floor with colorful tiles.

10 Keep It Classic
incorporated architecture and design kitchen
CQ

White tile might sound boring and basic, but there's a time and place for it, and that time and place is in a bold kitchen like this one. Between the painted shutters and patterned, colorful backsplash, the floor could use a little basic white tile.

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