The Dream Home – Full Tour
Creating a Dream Home is no small task, but it is the combination of many small decisions. A space that has a stunning overall effect is the result of countless architectural, installation, and design choices, right down to the colour of grout between tiles or the type of lightbulbs used. Our expert consultants and installers at Great Floors played a significant role in making this space unique, beautiful, and dreamy. Let’s explore the flooring and tile choices that helped this house become a Dream Home…
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In the sneak peek post, we briefly covered the Ceragres MARBLE Carrara tiles used throughout the master bathroom. The tile is used in 3 different sizes and installations in the bathroom: 6″x2″ Chevron on the floor, 5″ Hex tile on the shower walls, and a petite 0.75″x 1.5″ herringbone on the shower floor. This tile has a subtle and classic pattern for visual interest, but is neutral and versatile enough to be used copiously and creatively without overwhelming other design elements.
This tile is especially beautiful because it is placed in a space with tons of natural light which practically makes it glow from within.
Working with light and shadow is a design technique used generously throughout the dream home, and Great Floors continues this theme throughout the laundry room/garage entry and main floor powder room. The curved ice white matte Wave tile is used in areas where the light is dynamic to direct the eyeline to its source and emphasize the relationship between light and shadow.
The flooring in the laundry room is another Ceragres tile, JUMBLE in the colour Avorio. JUMBLE is unique because the tiles are a mixture of wood and natural stone, creating a totally one-of-a-kind installation each time with its particular variety and charm.
Also featured in the main floor powder room is Ceragres’ STONES tile in the colour quartz. This tile appears in two formats, a large 30”x30” square on the floor and a 15”x30” rectangle on the shower walls for a more vertical visual.
We hope you enjoyed this deep dive into our flooring and tile choices for the 2017 Dream It Win It lottery Dream Home! What do you think of this year’s design? Are there any styles or flooring types you’d like to see in next year’s design? Let us know in the comments below!