Published at Monday, May 08th 2017. by Yvette Marechal in Backsplashes.
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.
Ceramic tiles are the most common choice of kitchen backsplash. This is due to many reasons. The most common reason is that they are cheap and low on maintenance. Ceramic tiles are easy to clean and one can wash them with soapy water for daily cleaning and maintenance. Also, they are easily replaceable. Ceramic tiles are available in various colors and designs, so you can choose accordingly. You can make a refreshing color combination by using off white or white tiles backsplash and then place few colored tiles in a random pattern over the backsplash.
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.
When renovating a kitchen there is absolutely no need to feel like you’re stuck in a rut. There are innumerable possibilities that could be worked with, in order to achieve a lively and zestful look. Playing around with the increasingly popular option of tiles, to work in coordination with those granite countertops that you maybe just got installed is one way to go. You could take your pick from a variety of colors, textures, and shapes of tiles. Feel inspired by what you love, and let that inspiration out, and show your creative side by giving your kitchen that amazing transformation. Have a look at these backsplash designs.
In kitchens and bathrooms, having backsplashes is very important, and if you can make them decorative, they only add to the aesthetic value of the room. The most popular style is plain tiles on the backsplash. There are many shapes in which you could get these tiles cut, and then install them in a desired manner. Putting two or more types of stone tiles together, such as white marble or white porcelain with granite, limestone and slate, can give you the liberty to make color combinations on the backsplash. Shapes such as rectangles, inverted squares, circles, etc. are a few unique designs.
The blend of stone and glass tiles has been used as an effective backsplash idea for many years. The stone tiles are usually placed in a horizontal or vertical manner, with small pieces of glass incorporated at regular intervals. If you have a tropical look to your home, with wooden floors or ceiling and beautiful colored cabinets, this combination of stone and glass tiles is definitely what your kitchen or bathroom needs. The glass tiles add a touch of elegance to the backsplash designs and the stone gives a stylish look to the countertops.
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