In Chrissy Teigen’s Kitchen, the Tile Doesn’t Stop at the Backsplash
She got creative with a cult-favorite reno material.
Updated Sep 29, 2021 6:17 AM
From Thanksgiving dinner to WFH trends, Chrissy Teigen’s Cravings HQ kitchen has been the backdrop for many aha moments over the past year. But its most groundbreaking feature isn’t hiding in the background. We’re talking about the peachy zellige tile, of which Teigen posted a photo over the weekend. It not only makes up the backsplash of the room but also covers the floating shelves, walls, and even the range hood. Who needs sculptural pendants or über-detailed cabinetry when you have a space full of glistening, monochromatic ceramic?
Zellige has long been on our radar—dubbed “lip gloss for your home” by Team Domino, the shimmery Moroccan tile’s handcrafted nature adds a bit of charming imperfection to usually uniform spaces (think: kitchens and bathrooms). Beware, though; the material is sensitive to acidic products, so take extra care by using a soft towel and delicate solutions when washing it down.
If you want to create your own color-drenched look, opt for a similarly bold hue (cobalt and lilac are also winners) or unique shape. Before you know it, meal prepping will feel like the most glamorous activity in the world.
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