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The world is not flat, and your bathroom or kitchen walls also don’t need to be. In case your house is looking somewhat flat, be surprised at what addition of 3D wall tiles can bring. Suddenly, the present trend is putting the monochrome, clean-cut structure aside in exchange for quieting and natural areas decorated with small artistic features that reflect individual style and character.

Moreover, the development and improvement in porcelain and ceramic innovation have brought specialty tiles into the limelight. Also, cutting edge architectural 3D wall tiles that bring light, shadow, and texture are in trend at this moment, with numerous architects and designers leaning towards uncommon surfaces. Besides, it’s a unique method to excite the senses and make an area pop. Notably, for the individuals who love geometric tiles, this is an approach to take it up a new level and create designs that give off an impression of jumping off the wall.

On the other hand, 3D wall tiles are not limited to rectangular and square tiles. In addition, they come in all shapes, which exhibits a scope of hues and sizes.

Indeed, 3D wall tiles are transforming bathrooms and kitchens into masterpieces. As a matter of fact, they offer endless design outcomes. Your bathroom, for instance, shouldn’t be four white walls only. In particular, how about adding depth with 3D wall tiles? Depending on your design, this will truly make your bathroom rustic or modern, warm, and inviting.

In other areas of the house that get high foot traffic, such as the kitchen, 3D mosaic tiles certainly provide beauty and elegance.

BEACH THEME

Remodel Works Bath & Kitchen

This ocean bathroom features a tidal wave shower door and blue tiles from Oceanside Glass.

PORCELAIN

Pental Surfaces

The wall is a Parc porcelain tile in Crema Luna 3D Bloom.

CONTEMPORARY

Allen Construction

Textured white ceramic tile by Avalon for this contemporary powder room.

TRANSITIONAL

Hammond Design

White hive blocks on turquoise walls give this transitional kitchen a fresh vibe.

TEXTURED TILE

Roomscapes Cabinetry and Design Center

The 3D wall tile provides texture in all-white walls of this contemporary bathroom.

CARVED

Allard + Roberts Interior Design, Inc

Gorgeous carved tiles from Artistic Tile.

BLADE WHITE

Pental Surfaces

3D wall ceramic tile in blade white for this contemporary kitchen.

MERMAID

White Dog Interiors

Feel like a mermaid with these specialty tiles for this coastal master bathroom.

INDUSTRIAL

Euro Deco Tile LLC

Even with minimal furniture and decor, your dining room will stand out with a mix of texture and colors.

WHITE BRICK

SAPPHIRE SPACES l bulthaup Exeter

The patterned floor tiles, along with the sharp white brick wall tiles, give this bathroom a unique touch.

TRADITIONAL

Euro Deco Tile LLC

3D wall tiles for the backsplash of this traditional kitchen.

DIAMOND WHITE

Pental Surfaces

3D wall ceramic tile in diamond white for this contemporary bathroom.

HEXAGON

Equipe Ceramicas

Magical 3 Oberland White in hexagon for this modern dining room.

BLACK TILES

Kuche & Bagno

Say goodbye to flat walls with these 3D black textured tiles for this rockstar bathroom.

Why Use 3D Wall Tiles?

In case you like elegance and impact for an accent wall, 3D self adhesive wall tiles are an incredible decision to accomplish this. Utilizing 3D adhesive wall tiles will certainly turn the wall area into a magnificent art feature. In particular, you can see hotels using this method to highlight a central feature wall in the reception area or anyplace they need to impress and get your attention. Another additional advantage of using peel and stick 3D wall tiles is a uniform appearance where the creases or edges of the tile turn invisible. Because there are limited sizes of natural stone slabs, 3D ceramic wall tiles can suit bigger areas and add sensational impact wanted in focal walls.

While 3D wall tiles can be dramatic in larger areas, introducing 3D self adhesive wall tiles in a smaller zone can also bring an alluring and appealing impact. In fact, it’s ideal to utilize 3D adhesive wall tiles in kitchen backsplash or as a feature wall in your bathroom. Although it won’t overpower the whole space, it will still offer the wow factor that one might be looking for.

How about when it comes to durability and ease of cleaning? In general, you need to seal all natural stones for protection. As a matter of fact, you also need to seal even the grout lines for ceramic or porcelain tiles. Similarly, you need to give the same treatment to 3D ceramic wall tiles to maintain its magnificence, particularly in areas such as the kitchen where food grease and stain is a factor.

With the expansion of design products accessible to homeowners, peel and stick 3D wall tiles are truly becoming the preferred design component to express home’s sophistication and style.

ECO-FRIENDLY

3d-wallpanels

These eco-friendly 3D wall covers give an exciting impact in this traditional dining room.

CIRCLES

The Tile Mob Pty Ltd, Brisbane, AUS

These 3D multidimensional wall tiles offer a refreshing vibe to this lovely bathroom.

WAVY

Fontile Kitchen & Bath

Gorgeous wavy 3D wall tile from Venis provide depth and texture to this all-white bathroom.

MODERN

Coverings

Spectacular transition of wood and 3D wall tiles in this kitchen/living room.

Preparation Of Surface

First of all, we cannot overstate the significance of guaranteeing that you appropriately prepare the bonding surfaces. In partcular, the two surfaces that you will bond must be smooth, dry, clean, and free from every single surface contaminants and loose particles.

For new, non-contaminated, and smooth surfaces, we suggest that you apply an undercoat primer-sealer to create a moisture barrier, in order to form a bond. Also, make sure that you let the sealers fully cure and dry before applying the adhesive.

Meanwhile, for plasterboard, prepare the area by clearing off any loose, fine residue from the surface, or else the adhesives won’t bond. In addition, you should sand any exposed holes or joins to a smooth, level surface.

On the other hand, to prepare non-smooth, bare metals, or heavily contaminated surfaces, you should first abrade the surfaces. We also prescribe utilizing abrading disks, used on an angle grinder. This is certainly a fast and efficient technique for preparing surfaces.

Also, this procedure will expel any surface contaminants like rust, oxides, solder, or harder buildups like such as old paint. You should then clear off loose particles before you clean the surfaces.

To get rid of greases, oils, and mold releasing agents from surfaces and offer a solid keying surface to the adhesive tape, we suggest utilizing uniquely mixed hydrocarbon type surface cleaners. In general, the cleaner evaporates without leaving a residue to the surface. Finally, we recommend a last wipe-down with a clean, solvent moistened cloth.

ELEGANT

Fontile Kitchen & Bath

Luxurious designer dining room with lovely 3D feature wall tile from Venis.

POSH

Brooke Wagner Design

Magnificent 3D black tiles for this beach style home bar.

FRESH

Barnes Design

Astonishing porcelain tile with a 3D effect has a dramatic impact in this contemporary bathroom.

NATURE-INSPIRED

Soho Kitchen Studio Inc.

Modern bathroom inspired by natural elements, such as the wood-textured tile flooring and 3D textured cabinets.

How To Cut Art 3D Wall Tiles

Indeed, planning and preparation for your project are essential in guaranteeing a hassle and stress-free result. For new walls, in particular, plan your wall tiling in increments according to the size of your 3D wall tiles, width-wise and height-wise. It is important to realize to allow at all times a couple of millimeters tolerance. Also, for the best outcomes, we suggest a 1-2mm space between each tile on all sides.

On the other hand, for existing walls, measure the height and width, and if not in size increments, at that point, design your wall in order to have the cut end removed from the eye view. For instance, for a wall open one end and running into an opposite wall on the other, then your cut end must be the wall end knocking into your opposite wall.

In case that height is out of increment, then you have to choose if your cut end will be at the base or at the top of the wall.

To limit cutting, pick one end (top or base) and then begin the installation. On the other hand, for a more even outcome, start the establishment at the focal point of your divider.

If the end 3D wall tiles need cutting to fit particular divider wall widths or heights, measure the width or height and cut the 3D wall tiles utilizing an edge processor. Also, utilize a 1mm grinding wheel for a better cut. Whenever required, sand down edges for a smooth and clean finish.

LUXURIOUS

WallArt 3d wall panels

The 3D wall decor tiles in this modern dining room offer a romantic effect to the area.

TRIANGLE

Equipe Ceramicas

Small triangular 3D wall tiles from Magical3 by Equipe Ceramicas.

ENCAUSTIC

Ann Lowengart Interiors

Textured encaustic tile from the Kaza Concrete line of Walker Zanger.

STYLISH

Bailey London Interior Design & Build

Astounding Riscato tile series from Olympia Tile+Stone.

DRAMATIC

Fontile Kitchen & Bath

3D feature wall tiles for this dramatic contemporary space-maximizing bathroom.

BLACK & WHITE

Equipe Ceramicas

Fantastic black and white hexagonal 3D wall tiles from Magical3 line of Equipe Ceramicas.

How To Cast 3D Wall Tiles

First, mold making or casting includes covering the item you need to duplicate in a material which will subsequently become firm enough to keep its shape when you disengage from it. This is with the goal of leaving a hollow space or negative of the item—the mold, which would then be able to hold a casting material to make a precise imitation of the shape. Also, you can have either a flexible mold making material for easy release of the original item and any casts you make from it or a hard, inflexible mold if you have flexible casts and original object.

In general, the most utilized and efficient flexible mold making material today is silicone rubber, which you can either pour as a liquid or (with the help of a special thickener) or brush as a paste on the outside of the original item. In the event that you pour it as a liquid, you should set up temporary walls of clay or cardboard around the subject to hold the liquid rubber while it cures or sets.

Moreover, you can duplicate a wide range of object in this simple method of making a block mold of silicone around them as long as they have one level side (the side you attach to a board first and hence not covered by the silicone) which at that point turns into the passage or pouring hole of the mold. In case the level side happens likewise to be the biggest area of the structure when you detach a cured block from the board and go over to take it out, you can push it out quickly by flexing the silicone.

QUAINT

Fresh Start Contracting Company

Captivating Ona Blanco wall tiles by Porcelanosa.

RUSTIC

AMW Design Studio

Natural-looking accents, along with the brick tiles, make this bathroom truly rustic.

STYLISH

Bailey London Interior Design & Build

Astounding Riscato tile series from Olympia Tile+Stone.

How To Make 3D Wall Tiles

The following are some helpful tips on how to make or install 3D wall tiles. First, make sure to apply pressure to each bonding area to accomplish the best result or adhesion.

Next, it is important to realize and put in mind the golden rule—measure twice, cut once!

Since these times may influence the quality of the bond, do not adhere on humid or high condensation days. For instance, during hot, humid days or cool mornings.

Moreover, with existing painted surfaces, it is ideal to test a little zone first as the nature of bond utilizing the foam tape might only be at par with the paint quality. In the event that 3D wall tiles peel, check if there’s trapped paint somewhere. If positive, you should then sand off the paint on your wall first before application since the paint can be an issue.

Also, allow 1-2mm spacing between tiles to take into consideration the potential contraction, as well as expansion, because of temperature or climate change.

In addition, being a modular item, join lines will be noticeable. To keep gap lines out of view, you can “no more gap” as wanted. Also, you must do this before painting.

In case your wall has a light switch or a power point, leave it last. If there is a light switch or power point within the project zone, measure and mark the area and cut by means of an angle grinder.

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