These 12 Kitchen Backsplash Ideas Will Leave You Speechless

by planetofinterior

Adding some pizzaz to your kitchen might seem expensive and time consuming, but something as simple as adding a new backsplash can make a world of difference. With so many options to choose from, there’s no doubt you’ll find one that suites your kitchen perfectly.

Checkered Tile Kitchen Backsplash

Checkered Tile Kitchen Backsplash

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Checkerboard tile is popular not only in kitchens, but also in bathrooms. These tiles are usually two or more different colors and can be sized big or small to suite the space you need them for.

Hand-painted Wallpaper

Hand-painted Wallpaper

Via Anita Yokota

Wallpaper is making a comeback, and for good reason. There are tons of designs and styles to choose from, and applying it as a kitchen backsplash is super simple. Add some color to your kitchen, or a unique design that compliments your space.

Patterns That Pop

Patterns That Pop

Via @sidekix on Unsplash

Outgoing patterns that catch your eye are great in small doses. Overdoing a large kitchen with bulky patterns can make it feel smaller, but adding to the right spaces will liven up the place.

Bricks 

Bricks 

Via @ertelier on Unsplash

Bricks have always been popular as a kitchen backsplash and offer much diversity. With so many different shapes and sizes, they can be incorporated into any kitchen and colored accordingly.

Mosaic Tile

Via John Wollwerth

Via John Wollwerth

Mosaic tiles have always been popular in many setting, backyards, decor and kitchens. These colorful tiles will make your kitchen pop while also giving it a relaxing and inviting feeling.

Painted Tile

Painted Tile

Via brightgreendoor.com

A painted tile backsplash can give a colorful contrast that accentuates your kitchen and give off an antique yet island vibe. These tiles were often seen in European countries throughout their homes, stores and churches.

Mirror

Mirror

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Mirrors are always a wonderful addition to any room. When used as a kitchen backsplash, they add a classy look that makes the room seem bigger, making it a great option for smaller kitchens. Mirrored backsplashes can come in panels or even smaller pieces to be applied as desired. You can even mix them with another style of backsplash to add balance.

Geometric Wallpaper

Geometric Wallpaper

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Geometric wallpaper is easy to apply and affordable. The symmetrical designs are eye catching and unique, and offered in many designs and styles. The geometric style is appealing to the eye and also can help to make the kitchen look more inviting.

Wood Paneling Kitchen Backsplash

Wood Paneling

Via hometalk.com

Wood paneling as a backsplash has become more popular, but is usually reserved for specific settings. It goes well in country or beach home, and can be incorporated into decor with anchors, fishing nets, and wicker baskets. It can be layered vertically or horizontally and wood is affordable, fairly easy to find and can be easily painted or stained.

Marble Kitchen Backsplash

Marble Kitchen Backsplash

Via Alyssa Kapito Interiors

Marble has always added an old-timey yet elegant vibe to the kitchen and bathroom. Whether it be the tile, countertops or the backsplash, marble is a popular option and comes in several colors, black, grey and white being the most popular.  This addition will leave your kitchen looking stunning without having to fork over a ton of money.

Solid Colors

Solid Colors

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Some people opt for solid colored backslashes. This is helpful when there are already a lot of other themes going on in the kitchen, or when you want to match it with other already existing designs in the room such as your dining room table or the kitchen island and its barstools.

No Color Kitchen Backsplash

Via @flaken on Unsplash scaled

Via @flaken on Unsplash

An unconventional way to make your backsplash pop is by doing absolutely nothing to it. That’s right, paint everything but the backsplash. This works best when the backsplash is a light color and a darker color surrounds it, but can also be used with brighter colors as well.

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