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15 Kitchen Backsplashes for Every Style

June 15, 2015
Ceramic Surroundings

Ceramic Surroundings

Ceramic subway tiles are decorative and durable, making it a great backdrop for a cooking range. Designer Rebekah Zaveloff used a ceramic white tile backsplash to carry through the monochromatic theme in this all-white kitchen.
Bronze and Beautiful

Bronze and Beautiful

The bronze leaf motif adds texture and design to the rectangular tile backsplash. The tile material is carried through to the sink. Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain Hardware
A Good Mix

A Good Mix

Mixing different materials in a backsplash creates a one-of-a-kind design. Designer Helen Richardson used light green tumble marble for the majority of the backsplash and added diamond-shaped stainless steel accent tiles to give it an unexpected shine.
Bright and Fun

Bright and Fun

Take a risk when choosing a backsplash color to create a fun space the whole family can enjoy. Once you decide on a color, carry it throughout the kitchen with accessories like these green apples.
Dramatic Blue

Dramatic Blue

Blue glass tiles make a dramatic statement in any style kitchen. Designer Dave Stimmel installed the tile along the length of the cabinets and the wet bar area to connect the two spaces.
From: Dave Stimmel
A Little Italy at Home

HGTV fan busymommyathome

A Little Italy at Home

What better way to feel like you're in Italy than a mural of a vineyard in your kitchen? HGTV fan busymommyathome installed this hand-painted mural to bring a touch of Italy to her home.
Shine or No Shine

Shine or No Shine

Designer Ammie Kim wanted to give this kitchen a modern look by creating a unique backsplash. The glass tiles in the backsplash alternate between glossy and etched, complementing the glossy stainless steel appliances and honey maple cabinets.
From: Ammie Kim
A Bright Reflection

A Bright Reflection

The reflective surface of this stainless steel backsplash changes with the amount and direction of light. The cutting-edge material combined with the classic mosaic pattern gives the kitchen a modern organic look. Photo courtesy of Ann Sacks
Basketweave Backsplash

Basketweave Backsplash

The backsplash should be one of the main focuses when remodeling your kitchen. HGTV fan cc_insidearch used curved glass tile for a basketweave look, which draws the eye straight to the backsplash.
Sparkling Backdrop

Sparkling Backdrop

The small clear glass tiles in this backsplash make the perfect backdrop for the stainless steel double stack hood. Designer Gail Drury combines the sparkling backsplash with stainless steel appliances for extra shine.
From: Drury Design
Puzzle Pieces

Puzzle Pieces

This series of bronze tiles adds visual interest to the kitchen. The tiles are placed in different directions to resemble piecing a puzzle, resulting in a fun pattern. Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain Hardware
Horizontal Harmony

Horizontal Harmony

Designer James Howard infused simple, classic lines in this transitional kitchen. The stained rectangular glass tile backsplash combined with the cabinet hardware gives the space a horizontal design.
Budget-Friendly Beadboard

HGTV fan LaylaPalmer

Budget-Friendly Beadboard

Adding tile to your backsplash can get pricey. HGTV fan LaylaPalmer designed a classic look without the price with a beadboard backsplash.
The Main Attraction

The Main Attraction

A backsplash can often be the focal point of a kitchen. Designer Gail Drury had this in mind when she designed this intricate tile backsplash framed by the stone hood.
From: Drury Design
Mirror on the Wall

HGTV fan TOMandJOANNA

Mirror on the Wall

Don't go for ordinary when choosing a backsplash. HGTV fan TOMandJOANNA has a sandblasted mirror backsplash, which demonstrates an industrial yet elegant look.