Subtle gold, light browns, beiges and creams go best with contemporary look. Another method is to opt for Mediterranean look through extensive use of hand-painted and bold tiles. Seaside colors such as greens and blues with jewel tone accents work best.
You may opt for a modern design in decorating your backsplash. Materials such as glass, tin, metal, steel and other materials can be used. These are your best bet if you really want a backsplash which will catch attention. These are usually sleek designs that are used in simplicity. Their best asset is the simple designs which they have and how the light colors stand out from the room.
The best way to find out whether a tile is both beautiful in your house and suitable for use in your kitchen is to take home a few sample tiles. Put them on your countertop and lean them against your old backsplash. Leave them there for a few days, and use your kitchen as you normally do. You'll soon discover which tiles can stand up to the wear and tear of your family's life! Even more important, you'll be sure how the tile looks under your kitchen lights and next to your cabinets.
Over the past five years or so there has been an up swell in styles in these two materials. Colors and styles are now completely customizable. Regardless of the color, size or shape there is a solution for you and your tastes. These materials are very easy to clean making them in demand and very desirable. What is more important is they can be purchased online for store pick-ups or directly at the store. There is a reason why porcelain and ceramic tiles has been the number one seller for backsplashes for decades. Do not think you are saddled with these two choices though. Glass tile is very popular and growing in popularity because it is cheap and very easy to clean. You can find them in mosaic or field sizes. The colors that you can get in glass are beautiful and subtle and make for deep accents in your design scheme.
The colour and style of your countertops as well as the overall style of your kitchen will help you to decide which backsplash to choose. You can choose from a tile backsplash, stainless steel backsplash, ceramic backsplash, granite backsplash, and more. The backsplash is available in a variety of colours, so you can get something that really complements the style and decor of the room. The cost of the backsplash will vary depending on how much of your wall surface you need to be covered, which material you choose for your backsplash, and where you buy the backsplash. However, you can get some very good deals these days, so you should be able to find a backsplash style and colour that fits in with your kitchen decor and appearance perfectly without having to go over your budget.
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