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Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

By: Evelina Nilsson
Kitchen Backsplash Ideas 10

One of the house parts that are usually often being decorated is the kitchen. Decorating the kitchen will be a good idea so cooking time will be a favorite moment for you.

One of the important things that you can decorate in your kitchen is the backsplash area for your stove and sink.

You can use several materials and apply some design for covering your backsplash which will make your kitchen elegant and fabulous at once.

Dark Wood Kitchen Backsplash

Dark Wood Kitchen Backsplash

A backsplash is a must to cover up your kitchen wall from sink and stove splash while doing your dish and cooking.

Materials to make your backsplash must be easy to clean. Wood is one of the most chosen materials for covering the wall as a backsplash.

Dark wood can disguise any stain from the sink or stove splash so it will help you to make the kitchen not easy to look dirty.

You can combine this dark wood kitchen backsplash with kitchen cabinets and other kitchen stuff in a light color like white to warm the nuance of your kitchen.

Stacked Tiles

Stacked Tiles Kitchen Backsplash

One of the most chosen materials for making backsplash is stacked tiles.

This type of tiles has a smooth and slippery surface which is quite suitable for the purpose of backsplash that is covering the kitchen wall from any stain out of the kitchen sink or stove.

Stacked tiles have a flat surface so it’s easy to clean. These stacked tiles are the best fit with a ceramic kitchen table that has a similar random pattern as the tiles.

You can also create a pattern of it or apply it randomly to your kitchen wall.

Honeycomb Granite

Honeycomb Patterned Kitchen Backsplash

Granite material is commonly used for covering floors in your house, but it can also be applied to cover the kitchen wall and is functioned as a backsplash.

It can make the floor of your house seem luxurious. Granite is also suitable for those of you who like the rustic feel in your home.

Granite has unique patterns and characteristics that will be suitable for your kitchen.

For example, honeycomb granite is one of the granite types that can be applied to your kitchen. It has a unique pattern which will make your kitchen more fabulous.

Diamond-shape Stainless Backsplash

Kitchen Stainless Steel Backsplash

A backsplash is not only aimed as a wall cover from stain out of the stove and sink, but it also can be a kitchen decoration to make your kitchen fabulous.

This diamond-shape stainless will help you out to have a luxurious kitchen look. It is best combined with a warm light color, wooden cabinet, and other stainless kitchen stuff.

The hidden light with warm color installed above the backsplash will make the backsplash sparkling as if a diamond with a diamond-like appearance exposes luxury to your kitchen.

Honeycomb Tile Backsplash

Honeycomb Tile Backsplash

The texture of ceramics is one of the most suitable materials to be used for the backsplash.

It will ease you to clean any stain from the stove while you are cooking or from the sink while you do your dish.

Ceramics for backsplash are also available in several patterns to beautify your kitchen look. One of the available options is a ceramic honeycomb.

You can apply this type of ceramics and create a lovely pattern as you want that is suitable for your kitchen.

Square Tile Backsplash

Square Tile Backsplash

One of the backsplash ideas which will make your kitchen have an elegant look is square tile.

Having a kitchen with square tile backsplash combined with wooden kitchen stuff and white kitchen cabinet will give you an impression of an elegant kitchen look.

It looks simple, tidy, and clean. The simple square pattern from your backsplash gives a little decoration to the kitchen wall.

To pop out the pattern of your backsplash, it is good to install hidden warm light above the backsplash.

Brushed Steel Backsplash

Brushed Steel Backsplash

Another backsplash idea that you can apply to your kitchen is brushed steel backsplash.

As all know that stainless is one of the best materials preferred for making kitchen utensils because they do not affect the taste of food.

This is the reason why most restaurants also use this material for backsplash as the surface of stainless steel equipment that is easy to clean.

This stainless steel is a good material for the backsplash because it is very resistant to stains (rust).

Mosaic Pattern

Mosaic Patterned Stainless Steel Kitchen Backsplash

A luxurious way to have a backsplash is by having a good material that can bloom the look of your kitchen.

Having a mosaic pattern can be one of the ideas for having a majestic look of your kitchen as it can reflect light when the lamps are installed around the backsplash.

It will produce a sumptuous nuance to your kitchen especially when it is getting dark and you need the lamps for lighting.

This mosaic pattern can also disguise if there is any stain splashed while you are doing the dishes.

Exposed Brick Backsplash

Exposed Brick Backsplash

Some people choose not to cover the brick of their house to have a country home style. This is also a good idea that you can apply to your kitchen backsplash.

Exposing the brick to cover the backsplash area can give a warmer tone to your kitchen.

This backsplash is best combined with some wooden kitchen stuff as it has a matching color combination.

This way can also make your kitchen look more cozy and warm and it is good to increase your mood while preparing the meals.

Stainless Steel Puzzle

Patterned Stainless Steel Backsplash

Stainless steel puzzle becomes one of the ideas for covering the backsplash area and decorating the same at once as a creative kitchen look.

As known for years, stainless steel is one of the preferred materials used for kitchen utensils especially for covering the backsplash area as it is resistant to rust and easy to clean from any dirt or stain.

The puzzle pattern of stainless steel will make your kitchen more fun and not boring. This stainless steel puzzle for the backsplash area also can be suitable almost for all kitchen styles.

Nature Accent Backsplash

Nature Accent Kitchen Backsplash

If you want to have a natural vibe to your kitchen but you want it to simply look, you can create a decoration with your backsplash.

Besides covering your kitchen wall from any stain from splash while you are cooking or doing the dishes, a backsplash can also be the idea to decorate your kitchen wall.

You can create a simple design of backsplash from material that is easy to clean.

To have this natural tone, you just need to paint it in a green tone.

Further, combining another green kitchen stuff will also build a natural vibe to your kitchen.

Marble Backsplash

Marble Kitchen Backsplash

Marble is one of metamorphic rock which has been commonly used for home design.

There are some ways to apply this material for covering the backsplash area such as tile in a subway pattern, applying the solid marble block, herringbone pattern, and many more.

Those designs will give an eye-catching result to your kitchen. This marble backsplash also can give you a natural pattern design which makes your kitchen look more elegant.

This marble backsplash best fits with other simple kitchen materials in true basic colors which completes your kitchen stuff and decoration.

Patterned Hexagon Tile Backsplash

Patterned Hexagon Tile Backsplash

Decorating your kitchen wall especially for covering the backsplash area with tiles is also a good idea as you can have numerous tiles designs and build the creative one.

One of the ideas to cover the kitchen backsplash is installing the honeycomb tiles.

This type of tile is available in some materials such as wood, ceramics, glass, rocks, stainless steel, or even the artificial one which commonly has its own design or pattern.

These honeycomb tiles can also be installed in various shapes and patterns as you wish. You can freely adjust the installation of these tiles with your kitchen theme.

Chevron Pattern

Chevron Pattern Kitchen Backsplash

Chevron is an inverted and connected V pattern without interruption. This is also the same kind with zig-zag patterns that are commonly applied for backsplash.

This chevron pattern can be applied by using some of the materials such as ceramics, porcelain, stainless steel, granite, and many more.

You are also able to combine two tones of this chevron pattern to create a little art taste to your kitchen backsplash so it does not look boring.

This chevron pattern best fits for you who love to have a simple and elegant kitchen backsplash.

Wavy Porcelain

Porcelain Kitchen Backsplash

Porcelain is one of the ceramic-based materials that can also be the idea for your backsplash.

You can install the wavy porcelain for covering the backsplash area as it has a surface that is easy to clean. The wavy pattern can also decorate and cover the kitchen wall at once.

By having this wavy porcelain covering the backsplash area, you do not need to put more kitchen decoration as it already gives an impression of elegance to your kitchen.

This wavy porcelain is best applied in different colors from your kitchen stuff so its pattern can be popped out.

Mix It Up

Mix Up Kitchen Backsplash

If you have a boring backsplash or kitchen wall, you can recreate your backsplash by mixing some materials and have your most creative backsplash style.

Mixing some materials which are easy to clean can be a creative way of making a backsplash so you can keep it clear from any stain from splash.

Materials that have a matching color will be best combined with wooden kitchen stuff. You can be free to have your own design and style for your backsplash.

Two-Tone Backsplash

Two-Tone Kitchen Backsplash

Two-tone backsplash becomes one of the most chosen styles to have an elegant backsplash look. You can combine either 2 different materials or the same material with different colors.

This style is commonly applied for you who want to have more space or want to have a higher backsplash which covers more space on your kitchen wall.

As the picture below, the darker said is installed below the lighter part to cover any stain from the sink splash while doing the dishes.

Timber Patterned Tile

Wood Patterned Kitchen Backsplash

A timber pattern is commonly known as a natural wood texture that is usually used for home decoration.

Some people prefer to install this timber patterned for their backsplash as it shows the vibe of nature which makes your kitchen feel more comfortable.

This type of timber pattern can be found from several materials such as wood and its artificial, porcelain, plastic, or silicone for wallpaper.

To make a simple look for your kitchen, this backsplash with timber pattern is best combined with broken white kitchen stuff and warm hidden lights.

Concrete Kitchen Backsplash

Kitchen Backsplash Made Out Of Concrete

Concrete style is a popular material to be used for home decoration.

This concrete look can also be applied to decorate your kitchen backsplash by keeping and disguising your backsplash area from any stain.

This concrete look for your backsplash that becomes one of the most durable and quite inexpensive. This concrete style can also be suitable for various kitchen designs and styles.

It can be applied to your rustic kitchen taste or the minimalist one. This can be the perfect choice for you who want to have a simple backsplash idea but still looks good and elegant.

Subway Tile Backsplash

Subway Tiles Kitchen Backsplash

Subway tile design is a design referred from tile design applied on the subway station wall of New York City that is popular in the early twentieth century.

This design style uses a white tile of glazed ceramic with a 3×6 inch size applied to cover the wall.

This can also be the idea to be materials for making a backsplash.

Even though it is white, you do not need to be worried about any stain which will be splashed onto your backsplash while you are doing the dishes or cooking as it is easy to clean.

White Painted Brick

White-Painted Brick Kitchen Backsplash

Having a brick pattern wall gives more character to your room. This style can be suitable for those of you who love to have a simple kitchen look.

As can be seen in the below picture, the kitchen wall is covered with white painted brick in the backsplash space.

Yet, this kind of backsplash will be more of a kitchen decoration. You may need to be more careful while cooking so you will not have stains and keep your backsplash clear.

Spanish Style Tile

Spanish Style Tile Backsplash

Backsplash not only covers your wall from splash while you are cooking and washing your dish it can also decorate your kitchen.

For example, the Spanish style tile can be the best choice for you who want to have a beautiful backsplash as it has various designs that can be designed and combined together.

The design of this Spanish style tile added by a particular hidden kitchen light can also make your kitchen feel warm.

Square Stone Backsplash

Square Stone Kitchen Backsplash

Backsplash needs material that is easy to be cleaned up as it aims to protect your wall from the splash from your sink or your stove.

Square stone will be one of the best materials that you can choose for your backsplash.

This square stone also will give a little natural texture to your kitchen wall which will also beautify your kitchen.

Square stone will be easier to be applied and it can fit the kitchen wall space for backsplash since it is adjustable.