The backsplash area of your kitchen plays both a functional and decorative role. Ceramic tile is by far the most popular material for a backsplash but there are alternatives. The following are Vestabul Designer’s Top 10 kitchen backsplash alternatives.
As an island backsplash glass is the perfect choice. In this example it acts as a splash guard at the sink and protection to the dining bar from the cooktop.
Get a Bistro Kitchen style by painting your backsplash area with chalkboard paint. Great for writing out a recipe or leaving a love note!
3. Veneer Wood
Installing wood that matches the kitchen cabinetry in the backsplash produces a contemporary look.
4. Plank Wood
Horizontally installed mixed grain wood gives a rustic look to a kitchen.
Mirror is a wonderful way to help visually expand the space in the backsplash area.
Installing a window in the backsplash area is a great way to bring natural light on to the countertop.
7. Sheet Metal
Stainless steel gives a high-tech look to a kitchen. It offers easy maintenance and a heat proof surface.
8. Metal Laminate
Laminate metal products are an alternative to sheet metal offering a variety of metal like finishes and easy installation.
Pebbles are available on sheets for installation in the backsplash area. Choose this natural material for a textural look.
10. Art Piece
Make a statement with a hand painted one-of-a-kind look in your backsplash. Look for one pre-made or have an artist custom fabricate a design.
The backsplash is the perfect place to show-off your creativity. Hopefully Vestabul has inspired you to choose one of these backsplash alternatives for your kitchen!
Let us know what your favorite one is. You can comment below.
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