Published at Monday, May 8, 2017, 06:13:35. by Toussnint Vasseur in Backsplashes.
If you combine dark-colored tiles in a glossy or a semi gloss finish with lighter toned cabinets and kitchen walls, it creates a very sober and sophisticated look. For example, you can go with chocolate-brown or deep rust colored tile for your kitchen backsplash.
You must have decided on the perfect countertop and cabinet pattern for your kitchen. You must also have decided on the perfect color combination for the walls and the flooring. Although it is a lot easy to choose and install tiles in the rest of the kitchen, you often get stuck as to what kind of tiles are suitable for a backsplash? This is one area in the kitchen that is exposed to spills, vapor, etc. Among all the kitchen backsplash ideas, creating a mosaic is one of the best options today.
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.
One of the greatest tile backsplash pattern ideas that is dramatic as well as different is to install tiles that have been broken into a mosaic pattern. You can use old broken tiles with bright and contrasting patterns for this idea.
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.
If your kitchen is a modern minimalistic one, with a monochromatic color scheme and lot of steel and chrome fittings, then the best tile backsplash idea is to opt for ceramic tiles in an eye-popping color like bright green or purple with a high shine finish. This types of tile backsplash pattern works well for the wall behind the hob and countertop. You can also opt for bright citrus colored glass tiles to give your kitchen a fresh and contemporary look.
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