I don’t know where or how to incorporate these bad boys, but I am all bonered out about delft tiles. Every time I go to Colonial Williamsburg, which is probably more often then most normal people, I get all excited about one thing or another. This last time is was this fireplace surround.
some more examples of these amazing old tiles:
shut your face.
I could absolutely see them in our master bath…
not really delft, but you get the gist.
As you can imagine, the real thing is redic expensive. So, I found all kinds of awesome alternatives:
Custom painted tiles that are remarkably affordable from Artwork by Julia. Beautiful, original, but unfortunately, they don’t have what I really love—the crackle of an old tile.
Getting closer with Walker Zanger:
But no micro scene, no little botanical that these tiles are know for…
Then there is Pave Tile :
That’s a bingo. Crackle, hand thrown tiles, and the imagery that Delft is all about… made to order.