Published at Friday, February 9, 2018, 03:14:02. by Charmayne Bousquet in Backsplashes.
The third really great option is one that deals with a natural look, and one that is more in sync with the granite look and feel. The use of ample stone, brick, marble, or even some more granite is one that you just cannot make a mistake with. Depending on the setup that your kitchen is already dealing with, you could opt for any material that has just been mentioned. Stone is a classy option, and is available in a variety of sizes, as well as textures. Even the calacatta mosaic style work really well when in use for a tile backsplash for a kitchen. What works as an advantage with using natural stones is the fact that no matter what the material, they just always work well together. It is very rare to see them look out of place with one another. Luckily, the variety of colors available will also work to your favor, no matter what the color scheme of your kitchen is.
Backsplash tile patterns are not limited to be used only in the kitchen, it can also be used in the bathrooms, on the wall behind the sink and the bathtub to give it a beautiful look.
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.
As aforementioned, any type of tile can be used to create a mosaic. However, glass tiles are considered as the best and most efficient ones found in the market today. Glass tiles are available in literally all colors and hence, you will surely get what you look for. As you have a wide choice of colors, your creativity in creating the mosaic will know no bounds. Secondly, glass tiles do not absorb any liquids, spills, etc., and hence, are more durable than their other counterparts. Glass tile backsplash is also easy to clean and maintain. The only disadvantage or drawback associated with this option is that the professional installation cost can be higher as compared to other tiles. Secondly, these tiles are more susceptible to breakage than the other varieties.
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.
So, these were some ideas on how you can choose patterns of tile backsplash for your kitchen. Adding a backsplash to your kitchen is one of the easiest ways to transform the look of your kitchen. You can also install copper, tin or stainless steel tiles for kitchen backsplash to give the kitchen a modern look. There are endless backsplash patterns to choose from if you are thinking of remodeling your kitchen.
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