The backsplash is an excellent spot to infuse your kitchen or bathroom with personality. The design possibilities are as endless as one’s imagination. Regardless of style the one trend which is both relevant and useful is making the backsplash out of a hard, cleanable surface. It is a kitchen, if you cook it is going to end up with spaghetti sauce or olive oil splashes in some capacity – make it user friendly.
Add color...Add dimension...Add continuity… match backsplash and countertop materials. How cool is this idea from ThinkGlass? Kudos for creativity!
Add visual interest… The wall area between the countertop upwards is a prime location for color or a design statement. HGTV’s 2012 Dream Home made sure to catch attention. Basic square tiles add a lot of impact for minimal dollars and difficulty.For the more traditional home these wonderful tiles from Avente Tile tie everything together. Check out their helpful Tips to Create a Winning Backsplash.Even the designers from
The backsplash is a wall which does double duty. The location is perfect for those times one falls in love with a tile a bit over the budget. Limited square feet means you don’t need a lot. In the end you’ll get a lot of bang for your design dollars. What is your favorite type of backsplash?
Final three photos: ThinkGlass, HGTV and Avente Tile.