Bad layout - return tile?


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Old 02-21-23, 08:23 PM
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Bad layout - return tile?

I bought 13x11 hexagon tile for a powder room wall. 36.25" wide. The tiles are 11" wide. Is there a way to lay this out without it looking bad? I could return the tile, but it was the favorite. I am only tiling the wall behind the vanity/mirror.
 
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Old 02-21-23, 08:35 PM
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They sound too wide for the space. That said, not there to see it.
 
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Old 02-21-23, 09:47 PM
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You will be centering them on the wall. You'd probably want to orient them so the 13" wide sides are horizontal... on the rows where the grout line is centered, 2 of them will be 26", leaving 2 of them cut at 5" on either side. On the alternate rows where a tile is centered, one center tile is 13" wide, the two on either side will be cut about 11 1/2".
 
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Old 02-22-23, 04:40 AM
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I personally think that is too large a tile for that small an area, but... I'm not a designer and large tiles are currently in fashion. And, the larger tiles will make the job go more quickly.
 
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What size and style is the mirror? Maybe you can design a pattern that frames the mirror rather than have it mounted in front of the tiles. Again, we can't see it so...?
 
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Thanks for the replies. I am just going to return the tile. It was a pattern such that it wouldn't look right turning the tiles to use the 13" horizontally. I'm going to try something a little smaller that will work out so I don't have less than 1/2 a tile on the sides.
 
 

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