A backsplash can be that final element that brings your whole kitchen together, bridging that space between cabinets and countertop. I love this kitchen with the cool blue glass tiles, great for this seaworthy home.
I also love the buttery yellow tiles in this kitchen too
|Better Homes and Garden|
I have also painted my own tiles for my kitchen, but as you could see from my previous blog about my current kitchen, I am in love with marble right now and went with the clean look of carrara marble subway, also seen here in one of my favorite kitchens.
I think one design that seemed to be the most popular over the years are roosters. I have painted dozens of roosters, like this kitchen for a client where I painted roosters over the range with a hand carved border. The field tile is a crackled checkerboard pattern with carved detail tiles painted with a bronze glaze.
|custom kitchen for client|
|custom tile job|
|custom tile for client|
I just had to throw this final picture in just to show how extremely different a kitchen can look when using other materials, like this sleek stainless steel