Kitchen backsplash ideas pictures : what is kitchen backsplash ? what are types of backsplash tiles used in modern and normal kitchen ? & some tips on selecting the backsplash tiles according to our kitchen .scroll to bottom for kitchen backsplash ideas picture gallery
What is kitchen backsplash : the one which goes behind the Stowe and behind kitchen sinks . we know our mom spend most of her time in kitchen – so this shouldn’t be a messy area . it would spoil her mood and our food too – and yes backsplash are not just for a creating a modern kitchen look or for creative classic old look , they also serve the purpose for easy cleaning and protecting the wall and nearby ones from fire and ingredients splashing ( tomato , bacon , similar things .. ). the back splash is not thumb rues to be a ceramic tile – we can use bricks , mural arts things , marble chips . even some use oiled oak for kitchen backsplash .
- We love the backsplash much than the kitchen countertops . but note countertops for kitchen need much investment than the backsplash – so decide the material we are going to use for the counterrops and then we can go for the backsplash to match with it . reversing the order of purchase countertops and splash would result in fail .
- If you planning for a contemporary kitchen then do mess it with a old style of backsplash idea – as this would look tooo odd . we have to keep the overall theme our our kitchen before selecting the backsplash tile or mural art thing .
- while choosing the color we must check whether it combines well with our kitchen cabinets – as these are mostly one time , an odd kitchen will leave your whole year spoiled ( though the backsplash may look good and cabinets may also – if they both doesn’t match then…). try adding lighting effects ( a mild and delighting ) not much brighter in intensity – as this too add romantic effect & highlights the kitchen backsplash .
- selecting the splash doesn’t stop with cabinets – if we have an idea of selecting mural and mosaic type of kitchen backsplash , we must check wheather color and pattern of the murals teams up with our countertops to provide us a pleasant cooking experience .
- For polished granite kitchen countertops : when are having an idea of granite countertops for our kitchen , then we should avoid the disruptive patterns and choppy backsplash tiles – for a no fuss kitchen we can even continue the countertop design for backsplash too .
- Old world kitchen backsplash idea : for a old style of kitchen backsplash we can use the following materials according to our wish – fire resistant dark or red bricks , jagged cobblestone , worn down tiles , bamboo tiles or bricks pattern & chipped marbles . creamy or subtle color pattern marbles or granites goes best for these kind of kitchen backsplash ideas.
- for easy cleaning and maintaining : we can also go for metal themed kitchen – yes for counter tops and for backsplash too . as they provide us mordern and glittering look , plus our kitchen is easy to clean and maintain . these kind of kitchen ideas are getting common .tiny metallic mosaic tiles also add rich look & glittering effect ( size of the metallic tiles depends ).
- for dark wooden style cabinets : we can use granite or marble kitchen backplash – which provides elegant and rich look with fine touched wood .
- for stunning contemporary kitchen we can use back painted glass . but choosing the color of paint is important ( must match with flooring and countertops .
- France and Italian style kitchen ideas : for Mediterranean kitchen look – we can use art effect tiles ( hand painted tiles ) or blue and green color themed backsplash with our countertops and cabinets in earth tone in color . hope above points helps to decide and design your kitchen for pleasant cooking time . check out the below kitchen ideas picture gallery too.. even a small toothpick helps us in time .
Kitchen backsplash ideas – pictures gallery
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