Totally On Trend: Fabulous Fish Scale Tiles for the Bath & Kitchen

updated Jul 23, 2020
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Pulling together a great space is all about combining interesting textures, colors, shapes, styles and what better way to add a little bit of each by thinking outside the box when it comes to tiles. White subway tiles are a modern classic but there’s a new tile trend popping up in bathrooms and kitchens — fish scales. Plus what better way to pretend you’re a mermaid that lives by the ocean while having a soak? Here are ten fabulous bathrooms and kitchens that use fish scale tiles in the most perfect way.

This space above, designed by Camilla Molders Design, elicits a briny mermaid fantasy with rich shades of blue and green.

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You’ll really feel like you’re under the sea with this floor to ceiling look featured in Inside Out Magazine.

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A mix of blue green shades pop in this otherwise neutral bathroom by Home Polish.

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A darker sea green adds some drama to this bathroom found on H&M Home (UK).

A fresh and welcoming light blue brightens up this fabulous bathroom makeover by Emily Henderson featured on Elle Decor.

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If color just isn’t your thing, you can always stick with classic white like this look featured by Mercury Mosiacs.

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Take it to the floor and add some drama using a glam hue of black fish scales combined with antiques and gold in this space spotted on Homepolish.

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The black tiles really ground this fresh, beachy space designed by Emily Henderson.

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If you feel like a little sea-side inspiration in your kitchen then consider fish scales for your backsplash. These fresh blue tiles are a modern update in an otherwise traditional kitchen, featured in House Beautiful.

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This multi-colored backsplash brings together all the calming shades of blue in this kitchen spotted on The Room Edit.