A backsplash is never just a backsplash – it provides context for a situation or in the event that the decoration of a room determines the mood and style and brings all other decorative and functional elements together. In a kitchen, however, the backsplash is very important and one of the things you have to choose first, as it is likely not only to be installed in front of other elements, but also to match and complement them.
Here are some of the most beautiful backsplash ideas for the kitchen that can be found on the Internet.
Retro cream-white kitchen set with marble top plus white ceramic subway tiles backsplash
All-white kitchen with mini subway tile backsplash
Open shelf around the extractor hood with white backsplash for underground tiles
Black Rangehood and the Charcoal Grout on the subway tiled kitchen back wall
Daltile Rittenhouse Square White Modular Wall Tile ($ 21) via Home Depot.
White Subway Tile Backsplash and Black Grout in a classic kitchen in white, gray and black
Choosing a kitchen backsplash is about a lot, from colors to materials to placement. It has to be beautiful, but also functional, easy to clean, but not so simple that it loses its decorative appeal. In addition, budgeting options should also be considered, as backsplash materials tend to be somewhat expensive, as is generally the case with kitchen remodeling projects.
Soft turquoise glass subway tile against the Carrera marble countertops
A touch of color: white furniture with light turquoise tile backsplash
Blue Island Enlivens the gray backsplash of the subway tiles and white cabinets
Green glazed ceramic subway tile backsplash
Yellow Subway Tile Backsplash against the sleek white cabinets
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We don't want to scare you if you are participating in a kitchen remodeling project. Our goal is the opposite – to give you an idea of what works and what it will look like, so you feel inspired and safe when you start working on your new kitchen. However, we would like to give you some pointers before blindly engaging with backsplash ideas.
Gray Glass Subway Tile Backsplash with Openshelving
White kitchen with a black backsplash of the subway tile
White kitchen with Moroccan tile backsplash under the open shelves
Beautiful Walker Zanger Contessa Arabesco silver leaf tile backsplash
Gray Arabesque Shape Mosaic Tile Backsplash against white cabinets
First of all, you need to be aware of the relationship between backsplash and countertops, since countertops and backsplashes are usually fairly close together and are made in a similar manner but can easily collide. In some cases, matching the countertop and backsplash can be a cool idea, but it can also be overwhelming and expensive for the eye. Contrast colors can look very striking, but you need to make sure they don't conflict with each other and with the furniture. Your best choice is therefore to stick to the same family of colors but work with different patterns and / or materials.
The light blue ceramic tile in a Moroccan shape backsplash with white mortar
Stunning Calcutta gold marble and gray glass backsplash with beautiful white cabinets
Herringbone subway tile backsplash
White Herringbone Subway Tile Backsplash Teams with gray worktops
Speaking of materials, there are many of them that can be used for backsplashes. Tiles are a great option as they are relatively affordable and easy to maintain. That's why it's a great and popular choice for kitchen floors, which can sometimes be combined with the backsplash.
Subway tile backsplash in a herringbone pattern with blue cabinets
White and gray Carrara marble backsplash with herringbone pattern
Herringbone pattern "picture frame" with a backsplash of chair rails
Gray Herringbone Subway Tile Backsplash Works with the stainless steel stove against white furniture
Light blue chevron tile backsplash in a modern coastal kitchen
Brick is also a very popular choice as it is quite durable and can be beautiful if done properly. Ceramic, glass and marble can also be great materials, but are often more delicate and expensive to install.
Gray and white chevron tile backsplash in a stylish kitchen with contrasting cabinets
Chevron backsplash with marble tiles and light gray furniture
White kitchen with light gray and silver accents and a backsplash of white tiles
Modern multi-colored hexagonal tile backsplash
Gray hexagonal Carrara marble backsplash with minimalist furniture
In terms of style, subway tile is a classic that has kept its popularity and seems pretty trendy right now. So this is definitely something to keep in mind and you will see a lot of the beautiful and inspiring projects we chose for this post.
DIY White Hexagon Tile Backsplash
Granite counter with white subway backsplash
Gray kitchen with gray granite worktops and white wicker Subway Tile Backsplash
White Milk Glass Subway Tile Backsplash
Black / Gray Linear Glass Tile Backsplash with Crisp White Cabinetry and Marble Countertops
DIY Linear Mosaic Tile Backsplash
Classic or trendy, subtle or eye-catching – in this article you are guaranteed to find something that inspires and inspires you. In fact, there are so many great examples here that you may wish you had converted several kitchens by the end of the reading. Take a deep breath and prepare to make some difficult decisions.