Finding the Perfect Kitchen Backsplash 

Choosing the “perfect” kitchen backsplash is often one of the most challenging tasks in a kitchen renovation.  One of the last decisions to be made in the design process, this detail is the finishing touch.  Like adding the perfect jewelry to an outfit, the kitchen backsplash can make or break the look.

A mirrored backsplash adds depth

This detailed Houzz article identifies the top 10 kitchen backsplash material choices on the market. Stainless steel, glass tiles, stone slabs and even mirror to add “feng shui” to your space. Each material has their pros and cons so it’s important to get the right advice. Matching the right look and the proper function ensures that your kitchen backsplash will be a well-chosen element for the long term.

For creative backsplash ideas, the JWH Team loves to introduce exciting concepts and materials.

Backsplash Options:

  • A full slab of stone, a popular choice, creates a cohesive look between the cabinets.  It is also easy to clean since there is minimal grout.  Good stone protection is key, but this can be as simple as wiping on a high quality stone sealer.
  • Subway tile remains a popular choice for it’s clean aesthetic. Ranging from very low cost to expensive custom pieces, subway tile will continue to be a fail safe option in kitchens and baths.
  • A mirrored insert in your backsplash is a departure from the ordinary– plus it is practical, economical and looks great.  Reflecting back into the room gives the sense of depth to your space.  Keeping your eyes on little ones behind you is a handy Mom-trick.  And creating good feng shui in your kitchen is always a good thing!
A little sparkle of glass for the Bar

Through our 3-d renderings, it is easy to “try on” a variety of textures and colors.   Do you love the simplicity of white subway tile?  Are you willing to go for a full slab backsplash?  And how about all the amazing stone and tile choices in a multitude of shapes and color?

Need Help?

No reason to be overwhelmed– the JWH Interior Design Team will make finding the perfect kitchen backsplash a fun and personalized part of your new kitchen project. With great vendors nearby, and a multitude of resources online, there is no shortage of inspiration for finding the perfect kitchen backsplash.

We hope you find this information helpful!  Jennifer W. Howard