Published at Monday, May 8, 2017, 07:02:29. by Afrodille Dubois in Backsplashes.
Ceramic tile backsplash also come in a variety of colors and textures. With their ease of cleaning, they make an excellent choice for people who want a functional kitchen and have little time to spend on maintaining it.
As mentioned above, there are a number of natural stones used to make tiles, and later installed on floors, walls and backsplashes. Some of the commonly used stones are marble, granite, limestone, slate, travertine, onyx, and porcelain. All these stones are extremely durable and water resistant in nature, making them very efficient as backsplash materials. They are also available in vibrant colors and the finish is smooth even though it looks rough and full of crevices. Thus, if you are eager to find some great stone tile backsplash ideas, keep reading and make your choices.
Although having the same tile as that on the entire wall is a common and preferable backsplash idea, you can go for the mosaic pattern if you wish to create a unique look in your kitchen. A mosaic pattern appears dramatic and attractive. Variety of tiles can be used for creating mosaic backsplashes for kitchens. One of the advantages of mosaic backsplashes is that they are easy to clean and maintain. When exposed to spills they are less likely to discolor than ordinary or plain tiles. Secondly, you have a choice in tiles, shapes, colors, to be used for the mosaic. As the backsplash is limited to a fairly smaller area, you can limit your art and creativity, without creating a gaudy pattern in the entire kitchen.
If you are a cooking enthusiast who spends a lot of time in the kitchen, you should certainly think about giving your kitchen a makeover by installing a ceramic tile mural. A tile mural is a design made up of several tiles. Nowadays, you can find amazing hand-painted and kiln-fired decorative ceramic tile murals. If you are not happy with the designs that are available in the market, you needn’t worry. You just need to tell the artist about the design that you have in mind.
You can choose mosaic tiles too. Mosaic tiles add a lot of interest and color to the kitchen and greatly complement the white cabinets. Mosaic tiles come with many varied patterns and designs, you can choose a pattern online or visit your nearest home improvement store. If you are on a tight budget then you can also consider porcelain tile backsplash.
There are many varieties of mini glass tiles available, that come in different colors. Choose two complementary colors like sea blue and off white and create a mosaic tile backsplash pattern in your kitchen. During the evenings, when you switch on the lights, this will have a shimmery effect giving a high-end look to the kitchen.
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