Tile shower curb or floor first. Move the tile from left and right to help spread the thin-set evenly between the tile and curb. This may result in cracked tile. 7 Feb 13 2011 Edited I do the wall first with the exception of the last row at the bottom. Shower curbs are not level from inside to outside. Some showers have grout lines that carry. I wouldnt use the small tiles in a diagonal patternI think its too much with all the borders that you have there.
This may result in cracked tile. Tiling both the shower curb and floor depends on ones preferences and it is not necessarily starting with a wall before proceeding to the shower curb. This is one situation where carefully setting the curb top first and then tiling to it will allow you to make an accurate flush finish. Lay the tile onto the curb. It can also be referred to as a shower threshold or a shower dam. However professional tilers will disagree with this.
Or difficult-to-remove mortar drops when tiling the wall. I normally put the saddle I assume you mean the top of. As for the colors I would use on the floor either the same tile that you used on the wall or the same color as you have in the rest of the bathroom that goes for the curb as well. If you opt for an overhanging marble and the overhang on the shower side is 12 or more ask the supplier if they can route a channel into the underside to act as a drip break.
A shower curb should be slightly sloped inwards. Things like tile shower curb and arrangement are major considerations. Joined Mar 12 2006. Apply thin-set onto the side of the shower curb where you want to place the tile and even it out with a trowel.