Big Horn Sheep 6 Inch Tile

Hand painted Dusk was falling and the brisk September chill crystallized the air. I rounded the corner of the narrow, dirt road that led to the rented cottage on the lake. They startled at the sound of the car engine and scattered up the hillside. Perfectly camouflaged, their dusty brown coats keeping their secret, until they moved. They warily watched as the car slowly drifted to a stop to...
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How to purchase tile online with confidence.

It is here! That time of year has arrived once again...the holidays are over, the decorations have come down and now you are feeling the itch to spruce up that home of yours. It's remodeling season...the most wonderful time of the year! You know that you need a new backsplash, or maybe you want to up the tile game in the guest bathroom. You've been scouring the internet for ideas, suggestions;...
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Walk in Nature Art Tile Series

Introducing the Walk in Nature Series... There is something special about walking into the backcountry and seeing things that you just can't see from a car, an airplane or sometimes even by bike. There are landscapes out there that few have witnessed. In a world that encourages us to stay busy, and work and play includes sitting behind a screen, we find ourselves out of sorts and longing for...
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Dragonfly Art Tile

Using Wedi Systems 16 x 30 inch Cathedral Niche I get lucky every once in awhile and get the chance to collaborate with some pretty awesome people that I meet while working with Fire Creek. Collaborating and networking with those in my industry help me find the best new tips, tricks and products to share with you. It also gives me the chance to step out of my comfort zone a bit and try something...
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A Complete Guide to Fire Creek Handmade Field Tile

What is field tile, why do I want it handmade and how do I go about choosing the perfect handmade tile for my home. Hang tight. I am here to help! Field tile is the canvas to your accent tile. They are the "filler" tile, the tiles without accent or decoration and they set the stage for the decorative tile that you've chosen to jazz up above your stove in the kitchen or fireplace. Fire Creek...
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Wilderness Compass

Why you need the Wilderness Compass Tile

"Now Voyager, sail thou forth to seek and find." Walt Whitman Shown in Grey Come on now...Compasses are cool. There is just something about them, something that draws you to them, sparks imagination and the adventurous spirit. The compass is important to so many; really who wouldn't want this gorgeous piece in a prominent spot in their home? The Wilderness Compass is a hand carved 8 Inch Ceramic...
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All you need to know about Fire Creek Clay for 2021

Boy, 2020 was a doozy, wasn't it? I think that we are all ready for a new beginning and life returning to some sort of normalcy. 2020 wasn't all bad though. Like many of you, I found new activities to love, how important quality time with loved ones really is, and that a slower pace of life isn't so bad. With a little more free time on my hands, I had plenty of time to reflect Fire Creek had...
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Interior Design

A New Way to Think About the Trends in Interior Design

A New Way to Think About the Trends in Interior Design. Hey! Won't handmade tile get outdated quickly?   I was asked this very question not too long ago and it's a good question. And I have a great answer! The word TREND is a noun meaning "a general direction in which something is developing or changing". Thank you, SIRI....and trends are just that...fashionable designs that change from...
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Secrets to a beautiful, handcrafted tile installation

You've decided to create a home that is a beautiful reflection of who you are, your hopes, your dreams... You want a home where your soul can just be. Handcrafted ceramic tile has caught your attention for the rustic quality it brings, the texture it can add to a room and the customization that only handcrafted can bring, but you hesitate... How on earth do you install handcrafted tile? You've...
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Ceramic tile countertops add beauty and personality to a home.

Ceramic tile countertops add beauty and personality to a home. ~ And they are easier to care for than you think! I WANT ceramic tile kitchen countertops. CRAZY, right??? I know! Perhaps, it is merely because I am a tile artist and have this funny obsession with tile, maybe it is because I was merely trying to save money by using my trade. There is some truth to those last two statements, but...
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