When it comes to a classic backsplash, nothing beats the traditional subway tile. Subway tiles make cleaning up kitchen messes a quick and easy task, plus the variety to choose from seems almost infinite. One thing is for sure, subway tile will never go out of style.
Small subway tile adds to this kitchen's cottage style aesthetic. The greenish gray tiles give just enough contrast to the white cabinetry without being overwhelming.
Gray porcelain subway tiles create drama against pure white cabinetry. Behind the range, a herringbone-pattern inset on the backsplash breaks up the backsplash and adds another focal point to the wall.
Oversize subway tile is installed in a brick pattern above the lower cabinetry. The size of the tile is similar to the size of the bricks used in the kitchen floor. Dark grout between the subway tiles adds dimension and a feeling of age.
Marble subway tile in a classic design adds grandeur to this kitchen. The gray veining in the marble pairs well with the stainless-steel range hood and countertops.
Blue-green glass subway tiles give off a tranquil air in this kitchen. The subtle white grout lines give the tiles additional presence.
Barely-there gray subway tiles complement the colors in the granite countertop. The off-white cabinetry leaves the space feeling a little bit warmer compared to a stark, white paint job.
Once you have the subway tiles up, it's time to grout! See the step-by-step process here.