Artful Tile for Kitchen & Bath by PATRICIA POORE. The white-tiled bath, here with hex floor tiles and a high wainscot of subway tiles, is a Belle Epoque classic enjoying a revival. The look works for houses Photo by Karen Melvin.
This could be stenciled as a border, but I like the idea of embroidering it on a curtain panel. A period design embellishes panels shirred on a pocket rod; curtains by Arts & Crafts Period Textiles. Photo by Nathanael Bennett.