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10 Gorgeous Backsplash Alternatives to Subway Tile
Artistic installations, back-painted glass and pivoting windows prove there are backsplash possibilities beyond the platform
"there are backsplash possibilities beyond the platform... classic subway tile, but sometimes you've just seen enough. And as the options for... kitchen backsplashes are nearly endless, it's worth considering other design possibilities... These 10 backsplashes from Houzz Kitchens of the Week use simple or unusual materials... chevron tiles to painted glass, pivoting windows, mirror and more.... using subway tiles all the time ! Great finds! Although subway tiles are a classic, it's..."
Subway Tile Picks Up Gray Grout
Heading into darker territory, subway tile offers a graphic new look for kitchens, bathrooms and more
"territory, subway tile offers a graphic new look for kitchens, bathrooms and more... 3-by-6-inch tiles, commonly known as subway tiles, are a staple of kitchen and bathroom... White subway tile is ever popular, but a style that has been gaining in popularity... white subway tile with dark gray grout in a running-brick pattern. The resulting... of each tile, adding depth and interest to a space. The wider set the tiles are, the..."
Subway Tile Wainscoting Puts Bathrooms on the Right Track
It repels water. It looks clean. It works with many architectural styles. Looks like bathrooms have a ticket to a no-brainer
"beadboard and tile are the most prevalent types, with subway tile proving to be the smartest... bathrooms. Subway tile wainscoting is both decoratively charming and functional. In joining... joining tile to tile (wainscot to floor), a tight, water-sealed seam is created, important... applications. Tile wainscoting may also act as a backsplash or tub surround in these spaces... grouted tile walls are sanitary and durable. They're guaranteed to charm in both renovated..."
Classic Subway Tiles Go Uptown
"look from subway tiles old and new... assic subway tiles became common in the early 20th century. Their durability and... ceramic subway tiles, usually white, have flat, smooth, highly glazed surfaces and... spaces (subways!), but their classic simplicity established them as attractive and... color tile! All of these tiles were from Discount Tile Outlet or from HDepot or... also LOVE subway tiles. Used them in both my bathroom renos. Beveled white ceramic..."
8 Top Tile Types for Your Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash designs don't have to be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range of styles
"Backsplash designs don't have to be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles... The backsplash could be considered the most important part of your kitchen's design... point. Tile tends to be the most popular choice — for its flexibility in style, budget... Whether your backsplash goes up to the bottom of the upper cabinets, reaches all the way... intriguing tiles can add to your kitchen's unique look.... like the subway tile type backsplashes. I am always using the mesh tile squares for..."
Guest Picks: Beautiful Backsplash Tiles for Every Budget
Explore 20 tiles curated by a pro interior designer, ranging from everyday affordable to art for the kitchen
"re 20 tiles curated by a pro interior designer, ranging from everyday affordable... dislikes subway tiles. That's a new one for me. Subway tiles tend to be my fallback... sacks tiles all day(all tile really). The backsplash tile I am about to rip out is... to the backsplash tile. Take that commercial tile, in this case stainless steel subway... beautiful tile I've ever seen. Glad I'm not the only one who can't stand subway tile..."
How to Install a Tile Backsplash
If you've got a steady hand, a few easy-to-find supplies and patience, you can install a tile backsplash in a kitchen or bathroom
"install a tile backsplash in a kitchen or bathroom... and a tile backsplash is one of those little details. A backsplash not only looks... haven't set tile before, practice setting a few rows of tiles on a scrap of plywood until... cutting tiles and gloves when handling cut tile. Use caution with all power equipment... basic tiling skills and a little practice, transforming your kitchen could be one... just tiled our backsplash with a beveled "looks like subway tile" that was on sheets..."
Ecofriendly Kitchen: Recycled Tile for Backsplashes
Pick a popular look for your kitchen backsplash design and go green as well, with beautiful tiles made from recycled materials
"kitchen backsplash design and go green as well, with beautiful tiles made from recycled... ecofriendly tiles. Sustainable tile choices for the kitchen backsplash boil down to three... kitchen tile backsplashes are proof that being kind to the environment doesn't mean... ntent tiles are a great way to repurpose or "upcycle" waste otherwise destined for... conventional tiles, and sometimes in the manufacturing of other products *Postconsumer:..."
8 Statement-Making Kitchen Backsplashes Beyond Basic Tile
Look to metal, glass and even wooden crates for an attention-getting backsplash that might even save you some money
"tting backsplash that might even save you some money... a bold backsplash. Go beyond standard tile and try playing with unconventional materials... unusual backsplash can help you spice up your kitchen without having to dish out a... unique backsplash can quickly take your kitchen from boring to beautiful. Explore... favorite bold backsplashes here — they just may inspire you.... purple backsplash and this gold backsplash... http://www.houzz.com/photos/255371..."
5 Stunning Alternatives to the Tile Backsplash
"kitchen backsplash, I'm crazy for tile, but there are alternatives if you're into a... too many tile choices, or if you're not loving the pattern of all those grout lines... beadboard tile its awesome Adding imaged tiles to a backsplash is a stunning and dramatic... or wood subway tile. Another alternative we used is a product called Seratone - looks... to use tile, here is a great resource for contemporary wall tile: www.mod-craft.com..."
Get Floored by Creative Use of Tile
Don't get stuck in a subway-tile rut. Unlock the imaginative power of tile for floors and walls that will knock their socks off
"stuck in a subway-tile rut. Unlock the imaginative power of tile for floors and walls... percent of tile's capability too. I love staggered subway tile as much as the next girl... predictable. Tile is so much more than rectangular pieces of clay. It can add art, shine... look at tile's possibilities in a whole new way. I think we're ready for the other... our tiles! Here's another creative use of tile: handmade, ceramic tile by Vermont artisan..."
Closer Look: Faux Ombre Kitchen Tile
"colored backsplash gets its extra shine... unique backsplashes on Houzz, the ombre look of this backsplash is something we'd... kitchen backsplash is one of the few surfaces in the kitchen where practicality can... kitchen backsplash, this surface allows for more creativity since it doesn't face too... apple-green tile in this kitchen almost looks like a color gradient. The look gives this... is your subway tile? lkw,1q15, if you are asking about my kitchen tile, it is green..."
Kitchen Backsplashes That Work
"Tile backsplashes can make or break a kitchen space. Is this why the thought of... visit a tile showroom. Decide whether your backsplash will be a backdrop or focal... selecting a tile, look for one that works well with the main elements in your kitchen:... white subway tiles with a black "ribbon" tile accent and it added just enough pop... arabesque tile backsplash. The backsplash can be such a difficult decison for some people..."
2012 Trends: New Tile Styles for the Kitchen
Large-format, mosaic, metallic, and wood tile designs will be darlings of showrooms and trade shows this year
"and wood tile designs will be darlings of showrooms and trade shows this year... least one tile element. And quite often, it's an element you'd really like to change... change! Tile should be selected with an eye to your cabinet finishes and counter tops so... These 2012 tile trends from the top U.S. design centers and upcoming Coverings trade show... on with tile! I especially love the large format tiles for the beautiful lines that..."
Choosing a Backsplash: What's Your Personality Type?
"10 Tile Styles That Say a Little Something About You... varieties of backsplashes, the more I realize I like a subdued subway tile. Oh my gosh... Mirrored backsplash! Yikes! Great mirror tiles!! Very clever. I wonder what my backsplash... ) had backsplash before so in our new kitchen I have opted for a white subway tile... white subway except behind the stove. I used stainless steel small subways there... intricate backsplashes. Next time you're considering changing out any tile, consider..."