A Match Made in Heaven

Wood and tile, that is!  Especially tile that is glazed it our most popular glaze, Autumn.  Here are some examples of tiles inlaid in natural woodwork in a variety of settings.  First up, a lovely hearth.

The homeowner incorporated five of my 4"x4" art tiles into his hand built fireplace surround.

Close up of Hemlock Art Tile inlayed in wood fireplace surround

In this corner:  "Hemlock"

close up of white pine art tile in wooden hearth surround

And In this corner:  "White Pine"

art tiles in a wooden fireplace surrpuound- dragonflu, tree, turtle

In the center:  "Dragonfly,"  "Tree of Life,"  "Turtle"

In the same home, there is an amazing handcrafted doorway that also makes use of my 4"x4" art tiles in the Autumn Glaze:

wooden door frame with handmade art tiles, wildflower design

In this picture:   "Wildflower" 

All of the above photos are courtesy of Ritchie Weston, a woodworker for over 30 years who also owns an architectural hardware company. Thank you for sharing photos of your wood inlay hearth, Ritchie!

For more examples of wood inlaid with art tiles, here are some links:

http://tileclub.blogspot.com/2011/03/kitchen-and-bathroom-pictures.html  (This second one links to my old blog.  Scroll down to see a 6"x6" Tulip tile inlayed in a bamboo sink surround.)

Handmade Tiles Referenced: 

Arts and Crafts Tile, Ceramic Art Tile, Ceramic Handmade Tile Installations, Fireplace Hearth Tiles, Fireplace Tile Ideas, Handmade Tiles - , Emily Margaret Ulm


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