Kitchen Backsplashes 30 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...
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...
Reinvent It: Street Signs Become a Lively Kitchen Backsplash
When a Washington state family was reconfiguring their small kitchen and entrance, a little news story gave the design team a big idea. "The design team was inspired by an image we saw of someone who had used signage to side cabinets," says...
Try a Shorter Kitchen Backsplash for Budget-Friendly Style
The overwhelming amount of materials needed for a new kitchen or a kitchen remodel can quickly make your costs skyrocket. Save precious dollars...
10 Gorgeous Backsplash Alternatives to Subway Tile
It's hard not to love the look of classic subway tile, but sometimes you've just seen enough. And as the options for kitchen backsplashes are nearly endless, it's...
Kitchen of the Week: Bold Chevrons for a Backsplash
Having grown up in this home, this San Rafael, California, homeowner was ready for a brand-new look — including a dramatically different kitchen. After gutting the space, interior designer Alison...
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