Naturally occurring tiles can be found in places vast and varied, from the great grout plains of Tanzania to the Mariana Trench's deep-water ecosystem of tile reef. Partake in a tile harvest with today's deal: for $20, you get $40 worth of décor in the style of New Orleans's famous tiled street signs at NolaTiles.com.
Chris and Nicolle Psilos founded NolaTiles.com in 2008 after a failed search to find home decorations in the style of New Orleans's historic blue-and-white tiles. Their solution was to incorporate the Big Easy's signature street signs into coasters, ornaments, plaques, and trivets, taking thousands of pictures to accurately recreate the ceramic's cracked, antique appearance. NolaTiles's ribbon-attached customizable ornament ($20) allows gift-givers to spell out words or names, whether it's "Bill" for your husband or "Reddy Toosevelt" for your pet walrus. Adorn naked coffee tables with an assortment of 4"x4" water-resistant coasters that spell "NOLA" ($35), which can be easily rearranged to the delight of Aunt Olna. NolaTile's replicas ($18 per letter) are available in every pre-existing letter and number, and can be glued, hung with ribbon, or framed for bit of a textual decorative flare.
Dexterous decorators can adorn porch lights with a Napoleon ornament ($15) to officially name lighting fixtures after their favorite emperor or acquire an authentic Bourbon Street ornament ($15) without the trouble of plowing a jackhammer into the sidewalk. Bring home a street name and convince rerouted tourists that your basement is the French Quarter with today's Groupon to NolaTiles.com.
Your Groupon may be redeemed beginning 07/30/10. Customers must redeem the entire value of the Groupon in one purchase. This deal is only valid for online purchases.