Take inspiration from the professional cook’s practical countertop two-tone approach to create a one-of-a-kind kitchen.
Updating something as simple as your kitchen backsplash can greatly alter the overall appearance of your kitchen. Before you reach for the chisel, consider these backsplash ideas that don’t require demo. We hope you find that the end result can be just as impressive as a full-scale renovation.
Whether you go for more contemporary or more country, remember that both as still in the kitchen. So consider staining the wood to protect it from eventual cooking wear and tear.
Given the numerous shapes, sizes and colors available, ceramic tile is probably the most versatile option (it’s also proven to be timeless). There’s plenty of room to play with patterns while still maintaining clean lines: stack tiles in columns, stagger them, or lay them at an angle. Most tile requires minimal maintenance, just be sure to seal the grout so it doesn’t get stained or absorb water.
If you’re looking for a countertop that develops a rich, blue-toned patina, zinc is a good option. Zinc reacts over time with water, oils and citrus. The reactions are what create the beautiful, rich patina that is the metal’s signature. Zinc countertops are best left in their natural, matte-finish state.
Hit Thumbnails to Open Galleries of Black Kitchen Appliances That Bring Luxury To Your Kitchen Below
Hit One of The Thumbnails Below to Get More Countertops & Backsplash Ideas