Make a Splash with a Kitchen Backsplash!
Kitchen Backsplash Roundup
A new kitchen backsplash can liven up the dullest of kitchens and bring unity to a disjointed space. From colorful glazed tiles to Moroccan patterned Cement, the choices are endless.
Geometric Shaped Tiles
Geometric Shaped and Patterned Tiles are a big trend in interiors right now. Using a Geometric shaped tile brings instant cool to a space. I like the Tex Tile designed by Israeli born, London Based Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay of Raw Edges Studio - www.raw-edges.com
for Mutina - www.mutina.it/en/
, a tile manufacturing company in Fiorano, Italy. Tex Tile is available in the U.S. at Stone Source - Stone Source
Mural Tile by Heath Ceramics can be found here - Heath Ceramics
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Patterned Cement Tiles
Cement Tiles are a great choice for many reasons. They're sturdy, they have a matte finish and are available in a variety of different styles and patterns. Adding a sliver or wall of patterned tiles is a much more economical way of achieving the look of a custom designed tile mural or mosaic. There are many excellent companies that manufacture Cement Tiles. The Cement Tile Shop
manufactures Encaustic Cement Tiles by hand. They offer a variety of different color combinations and patterns. The Encaustic process uses dye in the cement as opposed to the glaze overlay. This allows for much more accurate color matching. The Cuban Tropical Tile Company
is another great source for Cement Tiles with a wide selection of amazing patterned tiles. Mosaic House
based out of New York, is another great source for cement tiles as illustrated with their Snowbank Moroccan Cement Tile
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Solid Colored Tile Backsplash
Whether you're going for a more traditional or modern look, a solid colored backsplash can add a nice pop to your kitchen. You can pick the color up elsewhere or have it stand alone. I'm partial to green at the moment.
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Marble has been a go to for years. Again, it works in contemporary spaces to boho chic to more traditional depending on the marble you select and how you use it.
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Herringbone Patterned Backsplash
Right side up or turned on its side, a Herringbone Patterned Backsplash is both classy and hip.
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For my final entry, the Brick Backsplash. Tried and true, painted or au natural, a brick backsplash will bring texture and depth to your kitchen. I'm partial to white painted brick or really old natural brick.
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That does it for my kitchen backsplash round up. I hope you found inspiration you can apply to your own kitchen.
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