I like painting rooms because it gives a big visual change from a small amount of work. Tile is probably the next best thing.
Of the two of us, Cheri has the most tiling experience, so she was foreman on this job and I operated the wet saw on the back porch. We masked everything off, and 4 hours later the room looked totally different. Still have to grout, but we are super pleased with how it is turning out.
Also, a different pattern on the stairs leading to the back door: