Our kitchens are the hearts of our homes. It’s where we cook our meals, where we catch up with our families and friends, and during parties, it’s where people congregate. In addition to its function, it is important to us that our kitchens be beautiful and comfortable too.
One of the easiest (and least expensive) ways to make a statement in the kitchen is with a unique backsplash. The use of a bold tile or interesting texture can elevate any kitchen and turn it into a true focal point of creativity in the home. Below we’ve included some of our favorite kitchen backsplash ideas, perfect for anyone looking to spruce up their cooking and entertaining space.
The Timeless Black and White Kitchen
We love the idea of a completely black and white kitchen design. There are few things more timeless than black and white and the end result will always be something stylish and modern. The bonus? A black and white kitchen would look stunning with black stainless steel appliances like the Sharp SMD2470AH Black Stainless Steel Microwave Drawer Oven. The use of black subway tile as a backsplash behind the countertop and marble white countertops paired with white walls and cabinets in this kitchen keeps the space from being too dark, while still making a bold black and white statement.
Mix a Texture With a Print
We love how the exposed brick wall complements the vintage floral design of this tile. Because the brick is painted white, the texture stands out and can mix with a patterned tile. The tile and the brick are both muted colors so they don’t clash but rather complement one another. This kitchen also offers a fun pop of color with the olive green cabinetry, which goes perfectly with the more muted colors of the backsplash.
A Subway City Look
Subway tile is having a major moment right now, and for good reason. The tile is extremely affordable and creates a modern sleek looking backsplash that can feel right at home in any space. We love this kitchen’s unique take on the look of the subway tile. Laying the tile in a herringbone pattern utilizes the modern aspect of the subway tiles in an unexpected way, the end result being a completely transformative and beautiful kitchen.
These inspiration photos have us ready to tackle our next renovation project and update our kitchen backsplashes using one of these techniques. Feeling inspired to update your kitchen space? Let us know by tagging @SharpHomeUSA on Instagram and using the hashtag #SharpHome to be featured across our channel.