In the kitchen there are several elements that can serve as eye candy and the conversation piece. The obvious elements are the kitchen cabinets and the kitchen countertop. However, the one element that can make or break the overall kitchen design or theme is the kitchen backsplash. Sadly, most homeowners play it safe and go with the boring kitchen backsplash out of fear. As a Kitchen Design professional, I like to shake things up a bit and go for something a little more interesting when working on a kitchen remodel project. However, I must caution you never let your kitchen backsplash look gaudy or over the top. I firmly believe that there is a balance of safe yet tasteful design that can serve as a conversation piece when people step into your kitchen. Remember the goal is not to overwhelm, but rather, to tie everything all together.
That brings us to the purpose of this blog post, exciting kitchen backsplash ideas that you can love to steal and make your own. The object is to show you unusual tile backsplash ideas that you can use in your kitchen. There are tile backsplash ideas that are more eye catching and really make a statement and there are some that are classically elegant and will work with almost any theme, be it, traditional, classic, contemporary, modern, or transitional.
Let’s take a look at some of the collections of kitchen tile backsplash design ideas you can use in your kitchen remodel:
In this modern white kitchen, the Blue Oval shaped Ann Sacks – Gotham Glass Mosaic gives this white simple kitchen a nice punch of color and wakes it up. It definitely makes this kitchen a conversation statement instead of just a plain old white modern kitchen. [Read more…]