Houzz is the new way to design your home.
Horizontal lines. Not too chaotic. You can see how the outlet looks w/the tile.
I love the band of different colored tiles and the simple tile above and below. I think these are six inch tiles, which makes for fewer lines, too. I'd like them on the diagonal, too.
One band of tiles with subway tile.
One band of tiles with subway tiles.
I like the area behind the range. Maybe do this and also a diagonal strip of tiles around the backsplash?
I like the subtle backsplash (and that it doesn't go all the way up--we could paint above. I love the yellow kitchen with the white cabs. Bonus: skinny island.
Banded row of talavera tiles with neutral top.
These are a beautiful color. I think I could live with this color not changing in my kitchen.