MEASURE YOUR FLAGS
- Make sure the start of your tape measure is flush with the edge of your flags
- Do not include your grout lines
- Make sure your tape measure is flat and straight
- If the edges of your flags are uneven, work with the smallest measurement.
Use a stencil slightly smaller than your flags (2mm or 16th of an inch) for a neat clean finish.
Use a custom sized stencil to fit 1 and a half square designs within each flag, working AGAINST your grout lines on every other row. We offer custom sizing at no extra cost.
Measure your grout lines to the nearest mm (16th of an inch). Do this across your whole space in different areas, and work with the average size.
We will match this spacing on your stencil for an nice overall evenly spaced finished look.
To create the illusion of straight laid flags, you can work AGAINST your grout lines. You can see how the grout line cuts across the middle of the design. Once the floor is complete this isn't obvious.
Alternate between stenciling within your flags (Row 1) and then stenciling across the grout lines (Row 2).
Use a custom sized stencil to fit each flag, but use a really SIMPLE design that is made up of 1 or 2 basic shapes.
We have used the individual "diamond" shapes of the Zaros design to create a custom stencil, that WORKS WITH the staggered grout lines.
However this cannot be done with all of our designs. Here are the simplest designs that can be adjusted to fit ANY rectangular dimensions:
We will always send a preview of your amended design before shipment, to make sure you are happy with the end result.
HOW TO ORDER
Once you have chosen your tile design, order the size that is closest to your longest measurement. If you are in between sizes, order the next size up.
Then add a note to your order with your custom request:
"My flags are 23.5 x 35 inches and staggered. My grout lines are 5 mm. I would like one and a half designs in each of my flags please"
"My flags are 23.5 x 35 inches and staggered. Can you please adjust this design to fit my flags."
We will automatically make your stencil 2 mm (16th of an inch) smaller unless you say otherwise.