So many tiles, so many pattern possibilities.

1. Laying square tile in a vertical brickwork pattern.

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2. Opting for a half-tiled tub surround (in retro pink, of course).

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3. Installing matte-finish, elongated subway tile vertically.

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4. Straight-stacking 2×8-inch tiles for a modern look.

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5.  Combining two tile shapes in the same color.

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6. Pairing picket tile with a square-shaped mosaic.

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7. Going pattern crazy with buffalo check cement tile.

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8. Or limiting a bold pattern to just one wall.

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9. Capping off a penny round tile backsplash with pencil molding.

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10. Inlaying tile in a contrasting color to add interest.

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11. Coupling fish scale tile with large-format porcelain.

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12. Connecting tile to hardwood flooring.

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13. Laying porcelain tile in an eye-catching herringbone pattern.

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14. Installing trapezium tile in a mesmerizing geometric pattern.

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15. And finally, using both high- and low-priced materials to create a striking shower feature.

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