Kitchen Backsplash Design Ideas

The kitchen backsplash has a dual role, acting as a decorative kitchen detail that can also make it easier to wipe off accidental splashes and stains.

Kitchen Backsplash Design Ideas

If you've ever been stirring a pot only to realize that what's bubbling inside has splashed onto the wall, then you will fully understand the benefits of a kitchen backsplash. Not only will backsplashes protect walls from stains, but they also serve as gorgeous decorative elements in any kitchen.

Beautiful Kitchen Backsplash Options and Ideas

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Metal Kitchen Backsplash

Bronze Kitchen Backsplash

Tin Kitchen Backsplash

Stainless Steel Kitchen Backsplash

Mosaic Tile Kitchen Backsplash

Tumbled Marble Backsplash

Traditional Travertine Backsplash

Stained Glass Tile Backsplash

Horizontal Tile Kitchen Backsplash Idea

Patterned Kitchen Backsplash Design

Travertine Tile Kitchen Backsplash

Ceramic Tile Backsplash

Stainless Steel Tile Backsplash

Ocean-Inspired Glass Tile Backsplash

Self-Adhesive Backsplash

Glass Kitchen Backsplash

Slate Kitchen Backsplash

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Shimmering Glass Tile Backsplash

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Designer, Ammie Kim

Fasade Kitchen Backsplash

Glass Tile Backsplash

Classic Subway Tile Backsplash

Intricate Mosaic Tile Backsplash

Designer, Lori Dennis

Natural Stone Backsplash

Modern Glass Tile Backsplash

Sleek Stainless Steel Backsplash

A kitchen backsplash can be designed from a broad range of materials, including glass, metal and slate. In addition to their functional purpose, most backsplashes are also put in place to serve as a design accent to the overall look of a kitchen. It is important to choose a design that enhances the look of kitchen cabinetry, wall colors and other decorative aspects.

For example, in a contemporary kitchen space, a cool slate or stainless steel will pair well with dark colors like cherry wood cabinets and slate gray painted walls. Other kitchen designs, like a country style kitchen, might benefit from a simple white paneled backsplash that enhances the farmhouse feel.

Whether it's an eye-catching green glass or understated marble, the design should work in harmony with the rest of the kitchen.

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