Kitchen Backsplashes 34 Ideabooks

The options for kitchen backsplashes are pretty much limitless in terms of material, color, size and cost. Ultimately, you’ll have to decide what’s best for you and your lifestyle. Knowing how to navigate the process of installing a new backsplash can help ease some of the stress. Here’s what to expect....
How to Pick a Kitchen Backsplash That Wows
A kitchen's backsplash works much like jewelry. Simple or snazzy, it can bring a whole look together; the right backsplash helps your kitchen reach its potential. Our in-depth guides, rounded up here, can help you find the backsplash material and color...
8 Top Tile Types for Your Kitchen Backsplash
The backsplash could be considered the most important part of your kitchen's design. No matter what material you choose, it's a focal point. Tile tends to be the most popular choice — for its flexibility...
8 Statement-Making Kitchen Backsplashes Beyond Basic Tile
Put your own personal stamp on your kitchen design by adding a bold backsplash. Go beyond standard tile and try playing with unconventional materials — an unusual backsplash can help you spice up your kitchen without having to dish out a ton of money...
Trick Out Your Kitchen Backsplash for Storage and More
Besides having aesthetic value, backsplashes can also be a useful, easy-to-access storage area. Hanging frequently used items such as knives, utensils and cookware on wall space in front of you rather than hiding them behind cabinets saves time...
Yes, You Can Use Brick in the Kitchen
Houzzers, I get the feeling from some Comments sections that many of you are afraid of using brick in the kitchen, and that’s a shame. Brick can lend a wonderful historic look, warm up a kitchen or make you feel like you’re in an urban loft. On the...
The Future of Backsplashes
Ask a kitchen designer about the future of backsplashes, and the response will be “seamless.” Seamless materials, that is. High-maintenance surfaces are on their way out, being replaced by continuous, easy-to-clean finishes without joints,...
7 Magnificent Oversize Backsplashes
As far as kitchen trends go, few are as currently as pervasive as the oversize backsplash. Designers are using materials such as glass mosaic tile and marble in backslashes that stretch from ceiling to countertop or wrap around entire prep areas....
Kitchen Color: 15 Beautiful Blue Backsplashes
Continuing our series on colorful backsplashes, we turn to blue. Blue kitchens are, er, red hot right now. After years of our being advised to not use blue in a kitchen (it’s thought to be appetite suppressing), cool shades of the color are showing...
Kitchen Color: 15 Ravishing Red Backsplashes
Last week we looked at some gorgeous green backsplashes. This week we’re swinging over to the other side of the color...
Kitchen Color: 15 Fabulous Green Backsplashes
Sure, your kitchen backsplash serves a very practical function: protecting the wall area above your countertop from splashes and spatters. But it’s also the perfect place to add a dash of fun color. The weather where I live in Central Texas has turned...
Countertop + Backsplash: Making the Perfect Match
Which do you select first — kitchen counter or backsplash? How do you coordinate colors? Is it OK to mix patterns? The seemingly unlimited countertop and backsplash choices can feel overwhelming. I've had homeowners approach me after weeks...
8 Clever Ways to Put Your Backsplash to Work
Most kitchen backsplashes are 15 to 18 inches high. This vertical surface is just like any other in your kitchen, so don't let it go to waste. Make the most of it to help you get through day-to-day tasks. From holding cookbooks to letting you watch your...
8 Mirror Types for a Fantastic Kitchen Backsplash
Mirror was used everywhere in the house in the 1980s. Today it's making a strong comeback on kitchen backsplashes. Today's mirror treatments are so varied that it's easy to find a style that can work in...
Put Your Kitchen in a Good Light With a Window Backsplash
An unexpected and beautiful window backsplash can bring style and light into any kitchen. Whether you opt for a single window or a long row of glass, low-profile windows or full-height windows, it will make your kitchen feel more open and brighter. A...
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