A Kitchen in the Mountains of Western North Carolina

This lovely kitchen is near Asheville, North Carolina. The multicolored handmade tiles were chosen to represent the flora and fauna in the mountains in that part of the state.
multicolored handmade tiles installed behind a cooktop in a kitchen
The cream colored, square tiles in the center of the panel are antique tiles from an architectural salvage store, and the matching subway tile surround was made by Cevica. Here is a close of the tiles that I made for this project, before they left the studio.
multicolored plant and animal handmade tiles
The following message arrived along with the installation photos:
The tiles show trees that grow on our wooded property and animals that live here or meander through. Yes, we do have frequent bears, including one who hibernates in a small cave. And this summer there were two female turkeys with nine poults, more than usual. I spent months looking at different options for the tile, but I kept coming back to yours.

Thanks so much, S.F., for including my tiles in your project and for taking the time to send photos and share your story! I hope you enjoy your kitchen for many happy years to come!

Ceramic Handmade Tile Installations, Decorative Ceramic Wall Tile, Kitchen Tiles Ideas - , Emily Margaret Ulm


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