make abrupt tile edge look nice?

I don't like the way this shower tile edge meet the paint. It looks too abrupt.
http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/55756213/IMG_0245%20b.jpg
I guess the correct solution would be to remove one column of tile at the edge, then attach new ones with bullnose edge. But it's going to be hard to find matching tiles with bullnose edge, especially for the tile with pattern on it.
Is there anohter way to improve the look of this edge? Perhaps some sort of trim that can be used to cover the edge?
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On 7/30/2013 10:04 AM, bob wrote:

something contrasting, in another material (stone, glass, etc) that has a rounded edge.
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On 7/30/2013 1:04 PM, bob wrote:

What is the blue stuff? Textured paint? I'd paint the blue to match the tile....trying to chop out tile and replace it is a big chore, and it looks really nice the way it is. I wouldn't want to try to introduce another tile unless there is need, like rotted wall/grout.
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On Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:04:13 PM UTC-4, bob wrote:

Personally, I think it looks fine the way it is. If it were uneven, gaps, etc, then I would agree it needs something. But it's fitted perfectly and looks OK to me.
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bob wrote:

Find some white plastic trim at the big box store. It comes in all kinds of designs, widths and lengths up to 14 or 15 feet.
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On Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:04:13 PM UTC-4, bob wrote:

That's a right angle with the thin blue edge of the side wall on the same p lane as the tile right?
How would a bull nose tile work with that? The only way I think a bull nose would look right is if it came all the way out and covered the thin blue e dge, resulting in the softer corner you are looking for. To do that you'd h ave to build out the wall or install the bull nose on top of the existing t ile. Installing the bull nose so that it ends right where the existing tile ends is certainly not going to improve the look, IMHO.
The other option is to remove the existing tile, cut the side wall back so that tile mounted on the same plane as the existing tile covers the newly e xposed edge of the side wall. That is not something I would want to attempt considering the texture paint on the wall. It would be tought to reapir an d amtch any damage done to the side wall.
Doesn't the existing tile go behind the shower door? Doesn't that mean cutt ing the existing tile if you wanted to remove it? Sounds like that could be trouble too. That brings us back to installing the bull nose on top of the existing tile, which, as I said earlier, allows you to create the softer c orner that you are looking for.
Of course, you still have the issue of finding matching/contrasting tile an d finding the correct width - with a bullnose - that fits in the space.
I know others have said that it looks OK, but it's your house and if you do n't like it that's all that counts. That said, I'm not sure that there real ly is a good solution.
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I've seen tile trim pieces that look like quarter-round. How about a solid-color column of this that matches any one of the colors in that row of trim that you have?
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Is that drywall that the tile is butting into? I would assume so and if that is correct, whoever did it did a really good job.
I can't see any way practical way to do what you want using tile unless you are willing to remove the drywall and wrap that edge with tile. How well that would work kind of depends on what is at the other edge of the drywall.
I wouldn't want to be putting a thin plastic strip over the edge.
Wood isn't great in a bathroom but one could remove the drywall and replace it with wood with a shaped edge; it would probably look best if the edge extended slightly past the tile. One could also just partially replace the DW with wood. For that matter, you wouldn't have to replace ANY DW...just use an "L" shaped mold that laps over both tile and DW.
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Bob:
Please don't entertain the notion of taking some tiles off and redoing some tiling. Tile manufacturers change their tile offerings frequently, and if that tiling was done more than a year or two ago, you won't be able to buy the same tile anymore.
You should be aware that better quality grout floats will have two square corners and two rounded corners, like this:
http://www.tiletool.net/top-pro4X9.jpg
The purpose for the rounded corners is to do the EDGES of the tiling, at the point where the wall stops being covered with tile. The only people who use bull nose tiles are rank amateurs or contractors working in the houses of rank amateurs because rank amateurs THINK you're supposed to use bullnose tile along the edge of the tile field.
People that do tiling know that you don't need to use bullnose tiles, and that by putting a rounded fillet of grout around the tile field, you get aesthetic results while saving money by not having to buy bullnose tiles.
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nestork wrote:

If you look at the photo, the wall texture is blurred as it goes to the right, or further away from the tile edge. This would appear to me that the tile end is right at the edge of a 90 degree corner of the wall.
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You could be right, but that's not how it looks to me .
How would you explain the vertical line and the lighting difference of the textured wall at the corner?
It looks to me like the textured wall extends all the wall out and the tiling is butted against the back of the wall board. In other words, if you are facing the tile wall and looking straight at it you will see the 1/2" (?) edge of the textured wall.
I don't know what else would explain the vertical line and the lighting difference on the textured wall.
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It looks to me that what we're looking at is a corner, with the beige tiling extending right to the corner.
If that's the case, there's not many options, and any that involve taking the tiles off aren't good ones because not only might that tile no longer be available, but we don't know what that tiling is set on. If it's drywall, then he'll wreck the drywall taking the tile off.
If what we're looking at is a tiled wall with a blueish green textured wall extending beside the tiling, then the best option IMHO is to put a concave fillet of white grout along the edge of the tiling.
But, taking that tiling off only to put bullnose tiles there is not a great idea in my view.
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It would be nice to hear the answer directly from the OP, but if the tile extends to the corner, how do you explain that vertical line and the color difference between the blue texture right next to the tile and the blue texture on the right-angle wall?
IMO That's too straight of a line to be a shadow of a doorway, etc.
Granted, I've only viewed the picture on my smart phone, but that sure looks like the edge of the wall is flush with the face of the tile. I'll try to remember to look at it on my PC when I get home.
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