Looking to add some pizzazz to your coastal kitchen or beachy bathroom? There is no better way to do that than mermaid tiles! With their shimmering scales, iridescent colors, and magical underwater accents, they will leave your beach house looking like an undersea scene.
And with this coastal theme becoming more popular, you can use the tiles to add an ocean vibe to your home no matter how far from the beach you live. Imagine stepping into a fish scale shower in your beach house - it's sure to be a showstopper!
You don’t have to stop there! You can use scale tiles to spruce up your glamorous coastal kitchen or even add an eye-catching feature wall in your beach house. You’re only limited by your imagination on what you can do with these tiles in your beach cottage.
The Santorini Shell wave tile from Tile Club will bring the ocean waves to your kitchen walls. The white, gray, and cream color adds a beautiful and clean look, while the combination of white marble and shell .
What Are Mermaid Tiles?
What are mermaid tiles? These gorgeous fan-shaped tiles are reminiscent of the scales on a mermaid’s tail - and they’re just as dazzling! With Under the Sea decor on a major rise, we’re taking a look at some of the best ways to use mermaid tiles to give your home a beach house vibe no matter how far you are from the seaside. Whether you love the iridescent shine of shell, the glitter of glass, or the majesty of marble, there are stunning materials to give any space an oceanic upgrade.
The tiles are available in 3D, flat, high gloss, and matte finishes. Their gorgeous and fun design makes them perfect for adding a unique beach vibe to your home.
Our White Scale Mother of Pearl mosaic tile doubles down on the beach vibes with the seasell material and mermaid scale shape!
Why Choose Mermaid Tiles?
Looking for reasons to choose these tiles for your beach cottage?:
- Waterproof. The tiles are able to elegantly stand up against water, time, and life, even in a sandy and water-soaked coastal area.
- Trendy. Beach cottage style is on the rise. Create a refreshing, unique, and outstanding look wherever place you place these designs.
- Low maintenance. The tiles are grout-free and can be easily cleaned or wiped with a damp piece of cloth.
Our Mother of Pearl Deep Sea Penny Round mosaic tiles will add a touch of nature to your space. The tile has a deep vintage look but still offers a modern look. They match well with brown or beige colors in the home.
Mermaid Tiles Ideas in the Home
The design possibilities for fish scale tiles are unlimited. Since they have distinctive shapes, they can be an eye-catching addition to your project. Check out some of the best ways you can incorporate it in your project!
Mermaid Tiles for the Kitchen
want to feel like you are cooking in an underwater wonderland? With these tiles, you can add a sense of fun and whimsy to your kitchen space!
If you would like to add a feminine touch, you can add mermaid tiles with a hint of pink to your coastal kitchen walls. There is no better style to add to your beach cottage.
This Norwegian Rose Thassos mini-scale marble mosaic tile is made of gorgeous pink marble and white Thassos marble that will add a unique and chick look to your kitchen wall.
Mermaid Tiles for the Backsplash
The backsplash plays an important role in preventing wall damage and making it easier to clean the kitchen walls of your beach home. You can add a bit of personality to this important space by incorporating a shell backsplash. How do you do that? Go with a color and a pattern that adds an eye-catching pattern to the backsplash of your coastal cottage.
Of course, the shape of mermaid tiles alone is enough to make your backsplash stand out. But you can add some fun to your shell backlash by mixing and matching the tiles. For instance, you can use different colors arranged randomly or repetitively.
This Gray and White Terrazzo scale mosaic tile features a blend of white and gray colors that create an illusion of volume in your shell backplash. This can make your kitchen feel spacious. The colors also combine well with the neutral colors of the cabinets and countertops.
Mermaid Tiles for the Bathroom
With their unconventional patterns and materials, these tiles can turn even a minimalist bathroom into a cozy and welcoming space.
You can go with mermaid tiles for the entire bathroom of your beach cottage. However, be sure to pick a color that s easy on the eyes for an open and bright coastal aesthetic. Avoid too many conflicting colors and patterns. Even white tiles stand out with a fun pattern and a pop of shell!
Our neutral Square Rhombus Pearl White Thassos shell tile features shimmering squares of mother of tiles that will add a simple, clean but dramatic effect to your bathroom.
Shell Tiles for Interior Accent Walls
Wondering if shell tiles would work well for an interior accent wall in a coastal cottage? The answer is a resounding yes! In fact, mermaid wall accent tiles have grown in popularity as a good alternative to paint and wallpaper because of their unique look.
When you add fish scale tiles to the living room of our beach home, you can be assured of an artistic focal point. To create an elegant and modern look in our living room, you can use an Art Deco-inspired scale tile that adds depth and dimension to your coastal house.
Our Gray Deco Fan glass mosaic tile features frosted glass and silver accents that will add a vintage but modern look to your coastal home.
Scale Tiles for an Exterior Accent Wall
When adding an exterior accent wall of your beach home, don’t be afraid to try out unique ideas that showcase your style and personality.
So, if you have an old boring wall on your patio that you would like to revamp, you can do so using mermaid tiles. They are resistant to fading, liquids, and discoloration enabling them to withstand harsh weather elements. Choose a color that will match or contrast the greenery in the environment. With the right mermaid tiles, you can turn your outdoor patio into a relaxing and refreshing oasis of peace.
Our black and gray terrazzo tile is a great choice for the outdoor accent wall as the color contrasts well with the greenery around. The pattern has a wave-like shape that is perfect for an outdoor space.
Scale Tiles for the Floor
You don’t have to limit yourself to walls when it comes to Mother of Pearl tiles as you can also use them to freshen up your floor.
When choosing scale tiles for the floor, choose a design that will flow from one end to the other. Large-format mermaid tile will make your floor look bigger and brighter. So if you have smaller rooms that you would like to appear bigger and brighter, go with a larger format scale tile and choose a color coordinated grout.
Our Fan Wooden Beige marble mosaic tile combines a wooden look with the fish scale pattern that adds beauty and movement to your residential floors. The tile is slip resistant and will therefore be a durable addition to wet areas.
Beige is a great color for residential floors of many beach houses. You can even take the look a notch higher by adding fish scale tiles with a wooden look as this is particularly gorgeous and looks exquisite when combined with other wall colors such as white, brown or cream.
If you would like to match your walls with your mermaid floorings, choose an accent color that will accentuate them. You can go with a smidgen of similar colors to provide uniformity with the fish scale tile adding a level of sophistication to the look.
With its blue celeste color, our Azul Cielo, Thassos and Carrara marble mosaic tile matches well with the blue colors of the drawers. Plus the soft curves of the mermaid tiles contrast wells with the square angles of the drawers.
Swimming Pool Surrounding
You definitely want your swimming pool looking its best before hosting guests for the summer. By choosing the right dream glass mosaic tiles for the swimming pool, you can add a level of class and sophistication to this space.
Using a scale tile waterline will take the space to a whole new level. While many homeowners prefer to go with the blue color for waterline tile, you can choose a unique color for the space.
With a light purple color, our Abalone Pearl Squares Glass Pool Tile will add a pop of color to your swimming pool areas. It has a 3D look that adds to its appeal and makes it slip-resistant. This is definitely a mermaid tile that will make your swimming pool to be the talk of the neighborhood.
Shell Tiles in the Shower
How about adding some fun to your shower walls with shell tiles? With their unique colors and patterns, these are some of the best tiles to help you achieve that look in your beach house. And since most of them have a 3D look, you can be assured of a charming, unique, and gorgeous look in your home.
How about if you don’t want to overpower your shower room with color? Incorporate a neutral color such as white for the shower walls. A light color will also help to brighten up your shower or even a shell backsplash.
Our Ocean Waves shell and white marble mosaic tile will add a unique pattern to your shower walls. The white color is neutral and provides a clean look while the ocean wave pattern adds to the theme of your beach house.
If you would like to add a feminine touch to your shower or bathroom tile, you can add purple flowers and plant holders next to the coastal tiles.
Why Mermaid Tiles?
Whether your coastal kitchen style is modern and sleek or vintage and quirky, these coastal tile designs can help you add a special look to your home. And the best part? You don’t even need to live near the ocean.
The unique shape and color of the shell backsplash tiles will add a sea look and will stand out among other tiles in the home. Therefore, no matter where they go, mermaid tiles will be the pride of any space in the home where you need a trendy and modern look.
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