If you are thinking of updating your kitchen, but don’t want to spend a lot of money, look into adding or changing your backsplash.
- A backsplash with a pattern in a neutral kitchen can make all the difference from looking boring to actually looking new and exciting.
- On the other hand, a neutral backsplash can calm a busy kitchen down.
- Adding a colorful backsplash can make a kitchen pop if you want to get rid of browns and beiges or just add a pop of color to a dark looking kitchen.
16 Most Interesting Backsplash Ideas for your kitchen
Whether you are choosing to span the entire wall or just thinking to add a pop of color behind the range, there are different patterns for everything.
Or add a new backsplash between the countertops and the cabinets to create a new vibe.
You can tile a whole wall or just two or three rows of tiles to make a huge impact.
Whatever works with your kitchen layout, or the color scheme of your kitchen there are all kinds of different patterns and styles you can use.
You don’t have a huge budget but want to update the look of your kitchen?
If you are on a limited budget and you like to do things around your house yourself, this is an easy project for you. Just use peel and stick tiles for this project, it is easy and fast to do.
You don’t need a contractor to do that. You can add a peel and stick backsplash all by yourself. The only thing you need when adding peel and stick backsplash is
So what is holding you back?
I know you need some ideas about what can look good in your kitchen. Here are some backsplash ideas:
Do you want a neutral looking backsplash?
Here are some tips if your kitchen is already pretty busy and you want to calm it down. You definitely don’t want a busy pattern or a bold color in your backsplash. Go for a neutral white or grey look:
Is it time to add some color to your kitchen? How about a colorful backsplash?
The easiest way to add color to your kitchen is by adding either a pattern or a colorful backsplash. Just make sure the countertops are not very busy either.
Also, make sure that the countertops are mostly cleared off. Gadgets that you don’t use all the time should be stored in a cabinet and not on the countertops in order to have more countertop space.
All the pictures and stickers on your fridge don’t really look good if you are going for a neutral and clean look.
Here are some ideas:
Did you know that you can paint your kitchen tiles?
If you have a backsplash you don’t like, you have two easy options to make it look better:
You can add a sticker tile over the old tiles or you can paint the tiles. Yes, you can actually paint tiles.
Here is the paint you need to get to paint the tiles in order to change the look. Just follow the instructions on the paint bucket.
It is actually pretty easy to do if you clean the tiles first with a deglosser and then use a foam roller to paint the tile at least twice. Leave the tiles either white or add a stencil with a pattern and color over the white paint.
Here is a short video on How to paint kitchen backsplash
I hated the backsplash in my kitchen and tried to remove it. But the glass tiles were stuck to the wall badly and when I tried to remove the tile, I also removed some of the drywall. So I decided to paint over the tiles and then added a stencil. This is how it looks now.
Do you want to use sticker tiles?
Here are some sticker options you can stick on top of your tile. Just make sure the size of the sticker is the same as the size of the tile in order to use the grout lines.
These tile stickers can be added on top of tiles. If you decide on using this option, make sure the tiles are grease-free, otherwise, the stickers won’t stick. Use a deglosser to clean the surface well.
Want to see some kitchen updates?
Whether you use peel and stick tiles or install and grout your tiles, whatever feels better for you is definitely an update.
Are you thinking of updating your cabinets too?
I painted every single kitchen of every house we moved in because I am a colorful girl. I don’t like brown and beige and therefore I paint everything I don’t like.
If you are looking for some inspiration about color choices, here are some suggestions: Best kitchen color choices
Update your kitchen with paint, you won’t believe the outcome. And it is so much easier and cheaper to paint the cabinets (if they are in decent shape) than to exchange them. I am not prepared to spend thousands of Dollars on kitchen cabinets. I rather spend the money on new appliances.
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Summary of 16 Most Interesting Backsplash Ideas for your kitchen you need to see
If you are ready to make some changes in your kitchen start with a new backsplash. You can actually change the look of your kitchen just by adding a pretty pattern, a cool color, or a design to the wall.
Make sure the backsplash fits your countertops. So, if you have a busy countertop you don’t want a busy backsplash. Do you have a white countertop and white cabinets? You can definitely add a color or a pretty pattern with a backsplash. Is the whole look of your kitchen brown? Add a light color to brighten the kitchen up.
Do you have questions? Send me an email and I will come back as soon as possible to you.
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