Metal Backsplashes

A metal backsplash works well in a contemporary setting, making it a prime choice for a modern kitchen environment.
Metal Backsplashes

Metal Backsplashes

Metal backsplash behind the range and tea pot. This hip geometric design is a perfect complement for a contemporary kitchen. The tiles are made of white bronze and finished with a light patina. Photo Credit: Rocky Mountain Hardware

Metal backsplash behind the range and tea pot. This hip geometric design is a perfect complement for a contemporary kitchen. The tiles are made of white bronze and finished with a light patina. Photo Credit: Rocky Mountain Hardware

By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik

A metal backsplash is a cool, contemporary way to add a touch of modern appeal to a kitchen. Ranging in styles from sleek stainless steel sheets to an embossed tin, the metal backsplash is a no-frills way to complete the look of a kitchen area.

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Stainless steel backsplashes come in a wide variety of options, including flat sheets of metal or varieties that have been embossed with artistic designs. A rugged stainless steel backsplash with raised and scratched areas can be the perfect choice or a rustic or modern kitchen that could use a bit of flair.

Another interesting option for a backsplashes is to choose a metal such as copper or tin and emboss it with a fun pattern. This type of backsplash is a great option for someone who has a bit of an artistic side and likes a do-it-yourself project.

A metal backsplash will work well in a variety of kitchen spaces, including a rustic kitchen that is accented by natural wood cabinets, and an island designed from a reclaimed dresser or desk. The overall feel in this kitchen would be eclectic and fun, lending it a down-to-earth vibe.

Metal backsplashes also clean up easily with soapy water and a sponge, making them an ideal option for people who spend a lot of time at the stove.

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