A local kitchen with a splash of color

This lovely kitchen is right here in beautiful Kent, Ohio, just around the corner from the elementary school where I first experienced the joy of ceramics! 

kitchen featuring handmade tiles in different colors

I realize how lucky I am; not everyone gets to try ceramics in grade school. Thinking about this fact makes me realize that my community began supporting me long before I decided to become a professional artist. This is part of the reason I always vote "yes" for school levies, even though I don't have children of my own. 

kitchen featuring multicolored handmade tiles

Most of the tiles I make ship out of state, but I have definitely been making more tiles for folks here in town since the swift tower project was completed. Thank you, Kent! 

kitchen backsplash featuring multicolored handmade tiles

The homeowner planned the layout herself. The field tiles are travertine limestone. Some of the stone 4"x4"s were replaced with art tiles in a variety of colors and designs. 

kitchen backsplash featuring multicolored handmade tile

The client said she is "delighted with the backsplash," and the tile setters enjoyed working with the art tiles. That makes me very happy!

handmade tiles in a kitchen backsplash

Really feeling the hometown love lately. Thanks, E.E., for including my tiles in your project and for taking the time to send pictures!

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


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