Backsplash and Paint Color for Kitchen
Nicole Ortiz
April 11, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I would like to change the backsplash in my kitchen and paint it. My kitchen is a small, galley style kitchen. The kitchen is painted a tan color and it is very boring! I am want to add some color!! I am also wanting to change the window coverings but not sure what I should go with either. Any suggestions would be extremely helpful! I have attached some pics to show the color of my cabinets and counter top.

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Nic
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tennisanyone
I think you need paint on the walls to complement the tile and cabinets. I would not change the backsplash. A picture of the whole kitchen would help.
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smgolf12
Would you like to stay with stone or go with glass tiles?
0 Likes   April 11, 2013 at 6:26PM
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Nicole Ortiz
I would like to do glass tile
0 Likes   April 11, 2013 at 6:58PM
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smgolf12
Hi ortiznic, I photoshopped some backsplashes for you. See below. If you have others that you would like me to photoshop for you, let me know. I could continue looking for backsplashes for you but you have to tell me if I am going into a good direction. I need to know what style you like.
2 Likes   April 11, 2013 at 10:07PM
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Murals and More Decor
If you like glass for a backsplash. Check out this. A different design and color for yours would work.
0 Likes   April 12, 2013 at 5:12AM
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leelee
Hey nic, you look at your kitchen and something isn't right. Personally, I think your backsplash is great--it's not creating the problem. It does need a pencil tile or cap so that it doesn't just stop abruptly.
1 Like   April 12, 2013 at 6:14AM
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leelee
Next you can leave your wood blinds. You need a valance over your window that starts at the ceiling and covers just the top 3" of your blinds. Your kitchen is neutral enough to introduce another color but I'd try to find something with a bit of black to echo the black tile and counters. The valance should be tailored not gathered or frilly. Picture is for style not color.
1 Like   April 12, 2013 at 6:33AM
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leelee
Now look for a fabric that could bring in another color. The good news is that you'll just need one yard of fabric. If you choose the zig zag you could do a border at the bottom in a bright color like peacock blue.
1 Like   April 12, 2013 at 7:14AM
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leelee
Finally, you must reduce the clutter and find another place for all your pills. I understand you want to see them as a reminder but that should move to another location more private. Truly, I don't think you'll need to re-do the backsplash or paint if you make a few simple changes. 1) pencil tile added on top of existing tile 2) Long valance over the window 3) Remove clutter. Hope this helps and think of the money you just saved!
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suzanne_m
I just would like to inform you that I changed my username from smgolf12 to suzanne_m.
0 Likes   April 12, 2013 at 1:10PM
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suzanne_m
3 more backsplashes:
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leelee
None of the backsplash examples shown so far look as good as the one you now have. I don't think the backsplash is the problem.
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Nicole Ortiz
Thank you for all your suggestions Leelee!
1 Like   April 13, 2013 at 2:38PM
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