Jul 16, 2012 12:10 PM
Danielle writes: "This is a slightly different request than the ones I typically see - usually clothing in nature. I'm remodeling my 1950s pepto pink bath. I have fallen in love with the Beau Monde glass tile Blossom in Aquamarine at Ann Sacks. But at nearly $10,000 for the 40 sq. ft of wall I want to cover - need I say more, I'm crushed.
Can you put your shopping expertise to work for me and find a tile, or wall paper, that evokes this gorgeous feel at a much more affordable price point?"
Hey Danielle! I absolutely love your pattern, and would be tempted to start stocking up on scratch tickets in the hopes I could hit it big and mosaic the heck out of my house. But until the big win, here are a few more affordable possibilities in both tile and wallpaper to hold you over.
1. Dwell Little Diamond Mix in Tropics Blue ($41 per sq ft)
2. Caribbean Glass Tile ($20 square foot)
3. Caribbean Green Bathroom Glossy Glass ($28 per 12" x 13.80" sheet)
4. Azita Wallpaper ($71 per .686m by 10m roll)
5. Turquoise Japanese Silk Wallcovering ($256 per 3' by 8 yard roll)
6. Arthouse Ravelle Petrol Wallpaper ($25)
Crazy Jane here: I'm a New England girl with couture tastes and a Salvation Army budget who usually ends up wearing flannel. My shopping forte: finding the impossible dream. Throw your tough stuff at me and let me go bloodhound on it. When not playing on Outblush, I'm probably yelling at my cats, getting a backrub from my hot teacher husband, or trying to turn anything animal, vegetable, or mineral I can get my hands on into booze.
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