Button Tiles: The Modern Spin on Penny Round Tiles

When it comes to home improvement, there are a lot of trends out there that can be tough to keep up with. But one trend in particular is worth your attention: button tiles. These round designs are a modern spin on the traditional penny tiles, and they offer a lot of benefits that other tile options don't. So if you're looking for an easy way to update your home's look, we’ve got the perfect option for you!

What are button tiles (aka modern penny tiles)? 

Tile Club’s Button tiles are made from porcelain, and they get their name from their distinctive shape. They're a popular choice for homeowners because they offer a lot of benefits along with their fun design.

For one, these petite are very easy to clean. You just need some gentle soap, water, and cloth for a quick wipe down!

White and Gold Bathroom with Pink Buttons penny shower tile

The porcelain material is also waterproof and stain-resistant, which makes them a great option for areas like kitchens and bathrooms where spills are common. This is especially beneficial if you’re a parent, and want to make sure that your tiles can stand up to kid messes - or animals if you’re a pet parent!

Another great benefit to know is that these mosaic tiles come in a variety of colors and styles, you can easily find an option that fits your home's unique aesthetic. That’s ideal for those of you who want to make sure your home is an oasis that reflects your personality perfectly (as it should!).

What else makes button tiles so great? They are versatile. Despite their size, they can make a big impact in any room. When used on floors or walls, they can help create a feeling of spaciousness and grandeur. And because they come in so many colors and varieties, it's easy to find the perfect penny tile for any design scheme. Whether you're looking for a classic white tile or something with a bit more pizazz, there's sure to be a penny tile that's perfect for your home.

So where should you install button tiles in your home? 

Some of our favorite indoor applications for these - pardon us - cute as a button tiles are:

In the Bathroom 

Matte black porcelain penny round tile bathroom wall

A perfect eye-catching tile display if we ever saw one! We are enamored with the way this bathroom ties together the modernized penny tile as an all-over tile design for the bathroom vanity and backsplash. Using our Matte Black Porcelain Penny Round Tile the space is contemporary cool at its finest! The best part? The design can ebb and flow through the years – all the homeowner needs to do is swap out the decor!

There are plenty of ways to make a statement in your bathroom with button tiles. Some of our favorites are by utilizing them as a backsplash tile design. Feel free to mix and match different colors – like black tiles with white grout, for instance, to create a mesmerizing behind-the-vanity accent wall tile design. 

You could also use circular tiles in your bathroom as accent trim around your shower or tub to really wow yourself and guests!

In the Kitchen 

One  always great option is to use button tiles in the kitchen. There are seemingly endless ways to do this, but some of our top choices are as a backsplash design, within a pantry, or as an accent wall around a coffee bar. Trust us, these fun tiles are a trendy choice for kitchens in your home, and they can really help to update the look of your space. 

Orange penny round tile pantry wall

It's no secret that we're big fans of color here at Tile Club, and this cheerful kitchen pantry is a perfect example of how to use colorful tiles to create a bold statement. The vivid orange of our Orange Porcelain Penny Round Tile is the perfect complement to the sleek white shelving, and the overall effect is both eye-catching and unique. We love how they used penny tiles to add a pop of personality to their kitchen, and we're sure that guests will be impressed by the bold use of color when they go to grab a snack. If you're looking for a way to add some personality to your space, we highly recommend considering tile as an option.  

This kitchen floor design is perfect for anyone who's looking for something a little different. The combination of Orange Porcelain Penny Tile and our Matte Black Porcelain Penny Tile create a sleek, sophisticated look that will make your kitchen the talk of the town. The tile is laid in a striped pattern, with the orange rounds forming a border around the black tiles. The result is a stunning, unique design that can be used for residential or commercial tile floors.

But why stop with walls? You can also create stunning designs on your kitchen floor with these tiles. 

There's no denying that a kitchen backsplash is typically the star of the show. But if you're looking to mix things up a bit and make your floors the centerpiece instead, there are definitely some options for you! 

One way to do this is to pair a white subway tile backsplash with a colorful penny tile floor. The eyes will automatically be pulled to the feet! You can also establish unique patterns and elaborate, geometric motifs with penny tiles that will captivate anyone who steps into your kitchen. 

It's a great way to add a pop of color without overwhelming the space. If you're feeling really daring, you could even go for a black-and-white checkerboard pattern. No matter what route you decide to take, making your floors the focal point is a great way to give your kitchen an updated and fresh look.

In the Living Room 

glossy silver penny round porcelain tile wet bar backsplash

If you're looking to add a touch of luxury to the living room within your home, a wet bar is a great place to start. Not only does it make entertaining guests a breeze, but it also adds a touch of sophistication to any living space. And what better way to show off your wet bar than with a stunning backsplash made from our Silver Metallic Tiles? These sleek and elegant tiles are perfect for creating an inviting space that's sure to impress your guests. So raise a glass and toast to your new wet bar - it's sure to be the highlight of any party.

Looking for a way to add some pizzazz to your living room’s home décor? 

Then look no further than these metallic tiles! Button tiles are the perfect way to add a touch of fun and whimsy to any space – Whether you use them as accent wall tiles or as a statement piece, they are sure to add personality to your home. 

For example, accent wall tile design is a popular way to add personality to a living room. Penny tiles are a great option for an accent wall because they come in a wide range of colors and can be arranged in any number of patterns. 

Plus, penny tiles are relatively inexpensive and easy to install. To create an accent wall tile design, simply select the tiles you want to use and begin crafting your design. You can create a basic grid pattern, or get more creative with a more intricate design! The call is yours.

With a little effort, you can transform your living room into a beautiful and stylish space that reflects your unique taste.

In the Mudroom / Entryway 

Yellow penny tile wall entryway

Like a bright burst of sunshine, the wall tiles in this mudroom make an instant welcoming ambiance for guests. The cheerfulness of the yellow from our very own Yellow Porcelain Penny Round Tile enlivens the spirits and it creates a truly fresh accent wall appeal. Imagine coming home after a gray, rainy day and plopping your boots off here? The psychology of color says that yellow enhances our mood!

Mudrooms are often seen as an afterthought – a small, utilitarian space to store shoes and coats. However, with a little creativity, mud rooms can be transformed into impressive spaces that make a strong statement. One way to do this is to use penny tiles in unexpected ways. 

Button tiles, for instance, can be used to create a unique storage center for shoes, coats, and bags. Another option is to use the round tiles on the floor, creating a floor tile design that will immediately make guests feel welcomed while providing extra slip-resistance when you come in with wet shoes.

For an even greater impact, contrasting tile colors can be used to craft a unique message on the flooring. Whether it’s ‘Hello’ or ‘Welcome Home’, the possibilities are endless. With a little imagination, mud rooms can easily become the most impressive room in the house.

Let’s not be limited to just the indoors though! Take a walk outside, and you’ll find these modern penny tiles can work wonders in the following areas, too!:

On your patio 

Early fall is the perfect time to show off your personality with some button tiles on your patio. With their vibrant colors and resistant porcelain bodies, they make the perfect complement to your outdoor space. You can choose from a variety of colors and patterns to create a unique look that will make your patio the envy of the neighborhood. 

Plus, the non-porous porcelain material is easy to clean and maintain, so you can enjoy your patio all season long without having to worry about maintenance!

In your pool

This pool is the epitome of luxury and relaxation. The light blue penny round tiles create a refreshing and inviting ambiance, while the waterfall provides a stunning focal point. It undoubtedly is the perfect spot to unwind after a long day or entertain guests on a warm summer or fall night. So if you want a  place to cool off or simply want to enjoy the scenery, a penny tile pool is sure to please. Thanks to our Light Blue Penny Round Tiles, you can have the perfect pool right in your own backyard.

Swimming pools are a staple of the summertime, providing a refreshing way to cool off on a hot day. But while most people only think about the water when they consider a pool, the lining is actually an important part of its construction. Our round tiles are a popular choice for pool liners, as they create a smooth surface that is easy to clean and maintain. 

In addition, button tiles are highly durable and can withstand extended exposure to sunlight and chlorine. As a result, they are an ideal choice for those who want their pool to last for years to come. So next time you're planning a late fall or next summer pool party, be sure to give some thought to the lining - it just might be the key to making a splash.

Around your fire pit 

If you're looking to add a touch of class to your fire pit, these fun dot designs are the way to go. Just imagine, instead of staring at a plain old wall of bricks, your guests will be treated to a beautiful mosaic. And if you really want to impress, you can use different colors to create a truly stunning effect .

We also love how seasonless porcelain mosaic tiles can be. With their stain-resitant and water resistant bodies, they can really withstand the elements. This is prime for crafting a unique fire pit design that not only stands out, but stands the test of time. 

No matter where you choose to install them, button tiles are sure to add a touch of style to your space.

Buttoning It Up 

Turquoise Blue Buttons Porcelain Penny Round Tile Laundry Room Backsplash

If you're looking for an easy way to update your home's look, button tiles may be the perfect option for you. With their trendy polka dot shape and variety of colors and styles, round tiles can easily elevate any space in your home. So don't wait any longer - start shopping for button tiles today!

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