For our money, though, there’s one thing that anyone can do to make a kitchen’s style really excel. You’ve got to have an amazing backsplash. There’s just something about the way a backsplash is able to define the space of a kitchen. A backsplash can take something that might otherwise look drab and make it totally exciting.
Of course, backsplashes come in all different shapes, sizes, colors and materials. That’s why we’re going to take a look at 20 incredible ideas for kitchen backsplashes. If you think that a great backsplash is just the thing that your kitchen has been missing, then you’re going to find plenty of inspiration below… Let’s take a look!
1. Brown and White
Note how the brown and white tiles of this kitchen backsplash perfectly blend the cabinets and the countertop together.
2. Unique Tiles
For something that’s really visually striking, you may wish to use unique tiles, as this kitchen backsplash does.
3. Changing Features
Note how the pattern is changed above the sink in this kitchen backsplash. It really draws the eye.
Particularly if you use under-cabinet lighting, a textured backsplash like this can be truly beautiful.
5. Subway Tiles
They don’t just work amazingly in a bathroom; they also make a great material for kitchen backsplashes.
6. Pressed Tin
For something that feels both at once luxurious and rustic, you may wish to go with pressed tin for a kitchen backsplash.
By the same token, you could also opt for wainscoting to form the backsplash in a more rustic kitchen design.
8. Against All White
When you have all-white cabinets in your kitchen, you should strongly consider doing something visually unique with your backsplash.
9. A Natural Feel
Note how the green and aquamarine of this backsplash help to add a sense of naturalness to this kitchen design.
10. Raw Stone
Speaking of a natural look, check out how beautiful the raw stone backsplash looks in this kitchen.
11. Simple and Elegant
You just have to appreciate the simplicity and elegance of the backsplash that was created in this kitchen.
12. Grey Fun
Grey is normally thought of as drab, but with the high-gloss you see here, it really works wonders for a kitchen backsplash.
13. Mosaic Tile
The mosaic tile of this kitchen backsplash really adds some incredible visual spark to this transcendent design.
14. Sense of Dimension
Check out how the brown subway tile of this kitchen’s backsplash contributes a sense of dimension to the space.
15. Reclaimed Wood
You don’t see it often, but maybe that will change… Especially after more people see how beautiful reclaimed wood backsplashes can be!
16. Gorgeous Blue
The sense of brightness and cheer the blue subway title backsplash imbues this kitchen with is hard to underestimate.
To really add something unique to your kitchen’s backsplash, consider including inlays as this example does.
18. Green and Green
In home design, green colors are coming into the fore in a big way. Just check out the beauty of this gorgeously green kitchen backsplash.
19. Just a Bit
The white stone backsplash of this kitchen features a few “odd ones out” that really add spark to the look.
20. Go Your Own Way
There’s so much you can do with a kitchen backsplash, so really put some thought into it! You can really go your own way, if you wish.