Customer Tile Style Profile: Mel’s Kitchen Makeover

Our Customer Tile Style Profile feature takes an in-depth look at some of the fantastic renovation and redesign projects our customers complete using products from the Tile Mountain range. This month edition sees us catching up with Melissa Cole of Maidstone who kitted out her new kitchen using our Vintage floor tiles and rustic Decape Light Brick wall tiles.

What were the circumstances behind the project?

We had a new fitted kitchen after 20 years of the same kitchen that was in the house when we moved in.

Was your choice of decor & colour scheme influenced by the tiles you chose, or did you pick the tiles to fit in with a style you’d chosen for the rest of the room?

Decor and colour scheme was influenced by the tiles bought from Tile Mountain – we picked the tiles and then fitted the rest around those!

What made you decide that the tiles you chose were the right tiles for your project?

We wanted something a bit different and after looking at a lot of samples, we opted for the wood effect planks of Vintage for the flooring and Decape Light Brick on the walls from the countertop to the bottom of the cabinets.

How long did the project take to complete and did you do the tiling yourself or hire a professional tiler?

We started with the kitchen being fitted early January and the whole project was finished over the next couple of months, mainly due to the limited time spent on the project at weekends due to work commitments. My husband fitted the wall tiles and floor tiles himself.

What part of the project was most difficult and why?

The whole project went quite smoothly to be honest. Wall tiles were a little tricky in corners as we have no straight walls!

Do you have any further decorating projects lined up?

We plan to move on to the dining room next.

What advice would you give to people considering undertaking a similar project?

Nothing is impossible and you can save money by having a go yourself.

What would you say to people who are thinking about buying tiles from Tile Mountain?

Tile Mountain offer great value for money. Delivery was speedy and there were no problems at all during the whole process. We’d definitely recommend Tile Mountain.

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