Published at Sunday, May 7, 2017, 06:03:17. by Charmayne Bousquet in Backsplashes.
White is the color which goes with almost everything. However, too much of white can make the space look sterile and uninviting. Hence, when decorating with white make sure you introduce colorful elements so that the space looks balanced. White cabinets in kitchen like black cabinets are a popular choice. White cabinets are a great idea if you wish to brighten up the space. Also, if you have a small kitchen, then addition of white cabinets is good, as the white will reflect a lot of light and create illusion of more space. With such cabinets there are certain elements which you can introduce to complement them. An essential element behind the sink in any kitchen is the backsplash.
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.
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.
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.
Stone tiles are a great incorporation in home interiors, irrespective of what they are used for. Installing stone tile floors are the most common ways of adding the raw stone look to the house. They are also used on the walls of living rooms, bathrooms, hallways, etc. so as to add the element of design. There are various types of stone tiles which are open for selection and depending on their colors, finish and design, they can be incorporated in a particular fashion. Another extremely convenient use of stone tiles is to use them to create unique backsplash ideas. This is because, stone tiles are cheaper and have a variety in appearance. They are also more durable as well as naturally resistant to water.
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.
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