10 Kitchens That Made Backsplash Cool Again

Looking to make a splash in the kitchen? Try backsplash! OMG, that might be the worst joke I’ve ever told. But seriously, unless you’ve been boycotting Pinterest as of late, you’ve probably noticed backsplash making a comeback in the kitchen. And don’t get me wrong. I love a good, classic white subway tile, but sometimes it’s fun to bring color and pattern into the kitchen. Not convinced? These homes might just change your mind.

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Who knew you could use tiles to create actual backsplash art? This ain’t your grandma’s kitchen tile.

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Want something a little more traditional, but still fun? White herringbone tile makes a chic, yet subtle statement.

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Hexagon tiles are another fun way to make a big impact without feeling overwhelmed.

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If you’re set on subway tile, try opting for a dreamy color like this soft sage for a different type of neutral.

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Mix and match colors with smaller tiles for a bright and cheery look.

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Want to really make a dramatic change? Take your tile all the way to the top of the wall!

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We love this blue and white floral tile that creates a soft and feminine vibe.

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Maybe moody is more your vibe? Pick a jewel-toned backsplash and paint your cabinets to match.

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Our dream kitchen, tbh. The blush herringbone tiles mixed with the soft green cabinets is perfection.

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Pick a fun, vibrant color with a shiny finish and it will feel like summer all year long.

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Check out more home décor trends we’re loving this year with 14 Velvet Décor Pieces We Need In Our Homes and 7 Pink Bedrooms That Any Woman (Or Man) Would Love.

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Author: Samantha Welker

Samantha Welker is the business manager at Glitter Guide. She has an Master's in Corporate Finance & Sustainability from Harvard Business School but prefers working in the creative industry. She also hosts a weekly business podcast for creative women called Pretty Okay Podcast. She loves spending time with her husband and her son, Rocky, in sunny San Diego. Follow along on Instagram