13 Beautiful Kitchen Backsplash Ideas
As the undeniable focal point of a kitchen, choosing your backsplash tile is a major decision. Whether you’re designing the kitchen of your dreams or tackling a weekend DIY project, you’re sure to find all the inspiration you need in this roundup featuring some of our favorite tiled backsplashes, from eye-catching geometric patterns to moody black stone.
Made of 4″ x 4″ offset tiles, the backsplash in this Swedish farmhouse-inspired kitchen proves simplicity can still be stunning.
Moody Black Travertine
Dramatic and unexpected, the Noir honed travertine mosaic brings an especially luxe feel to this chic kitchen. Boldly contrasting against the bright white cabinetry, the black stone features subtle silver veining that gently draws the eye throughout the space.
Reflective gold splatters glitter across the cowhide-look tiled backsplash in Annie Selke’s Palm Springs kitchen for a true show-stopping moment.
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Hues of Blue
A smokey blue backsplash pairs effortlessly with the colored island in this idyllic kitchen to create the most charming coastal atmosphere.
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Featuring two unique handmade-look tiles displaying rich color variation and uneven surface texture from piece to piece, this charming cottage kitchen is layered in softness and one-of-a-kind character.
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Bright & Geometric
This crisp and clean kitchen achieves elegant dimension through its hex tiled backsplash. Not only do the six-sided shapes create visual interest, but the Bianco Puro marble elevates the entire space with an extra luxurious look and feel.
A Touch of Gold
Complete with a custom patterned backsplash, this ultra-glam kitchen is an absolute dream. The vertically stacked Splendours Brown brings rich texture and warmth to the space, while the gold mirrored tile accents – a part of designer Kelli Fontana‘s upcoming Spring/Summer 2023 collection – instantly offer a grand, high-end feel.
A go-to for a reason, marble tile brings a unique timelessness to any space it’s in. With an elegant blend of warm and cool tones, the Royal Satin White marble backsplash perfectly embodies this kitchen’s “modern classic” design style.
The high-contrast palette in this bold and beautiful kitchen is emphasized by the incredible dimensionality found in its angled herringbone mosaic backsplash.
Whoever said white subway tile had to be boring? The Retro Lino tile showcased in this transitional kitchen’s backsplash is double-fired with a clear coat glaze, resulting in a radiant sheen that demands attention.
The ornate basketweave pattern made of two contrasting marbles in the Sampson mosaic transforms this light and airy kitchen into a sophisticated work of art.
Cool & Contemporary
Sleek glass subway tile in a crisp white hue is the perfect backdrop for this stunning modern kitchen donning clean lines and a calming color palette.
This whimsical kitchen puts an artisanal spin on classic farmhouse style with a handmade-look backsplash. Featuring a unique crackle finish, each tile has a lightly weathered appearance for that perfectly soft and lived-in feel.
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Shop The Look
- Maiolica Bianco4 x 4 in | Porcelain | 680595
- Noir Honed Travertine Amalfi Mosaic 2 x 4 in | Travertine | 681110
- Annie Selke Goldleaf Speckle13 x 23 in | Ceramic | 496174
- Annie Selke Artisanal Smokey Blue3 x 12 in | Ceramic | 496080
- Riad White4 x 4 in | Ceramic | 484017
- Look Avio 2 x 10 in | Porcelain | 484055
- Bianco Puro Honed Hex Mosaic5 in | Marble | 650487
- Splendours Brown3 x 12 in | Ceramic | 494550
- Royal Satin White3 x 6 in | Marble | 656134
- Herringbone Gloss White Mosaic 11 x 13 in | Porcelain | 681211
- Retro Lino3 x 12 in | Ceramic | 494434
- Sampson Mosaic13 x 13 in | Marble | 650014
- Glass White Subway3 x 6 in | Glass | 616671
- Annie Selke Artisanal Pearl Grey Ceramic Wall Tile - 3 x 12 in.3 x 12 in | Ceramic | 496073