Tile Backsplash Ideas for Behind the Range

A tiled range backsplash can be the perfect backdrop for your kitchen. Find kitchen backsplash ideas that will add a personal touch to your home.

Backsplash Focal Point

Tucked into a niche, this range looks as if it sits inside a former cooking fireplace. The patterned tile backsplash adds whimsical energy and personality to the otherwise neutral kitchen. A slab of reclaimed wood conceals the range hood and emphasizes the kitchen's old-meets-new aesthetic.

Contrasting Tile Backsplash

Tiny glass mosaic tiles form the range backsplash in this chic, old-meets-new kitchen. Larger light gray subway tiles run horizontally above the countertop and allow the range backsplash to be the kitchen's standout surface. 

Art Deco Backsplash

This range backsplash adds to the vintage style of the kitchen. The backsplash and countertops were cut from the same stone, which creates a seamless transition from one surface to the other. The decorative shape of the backsplash adds visual interest and blends well with the traditional elements throughout the room.

Patterned Tile Backsplash

Quatrefoil-pattern tiles add subtle dimension and texture to this pretty kitchen. The tiles blend well with the room's speckled granite countertops and lend the perfect finishing touch to the space.

Glass Tile Backsplash

Large glass backsplash tiles reflect this kitchen's sleek and refined style. The liquid-blue hue of the tiles echoes the home's riverfront location while also lending a splash of soft color to the dark cabinetry and granite countertops.

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Iridescent Tile Backsplash

A wall covered with white and white-gold mosaic tiles makes a striking style statement in this kitchen. Set opposite the room's windows, the tile's shimmering pattern varies in intensity as the lighting changes throughout the day. A clean-lined range hood allows the backsplash to take center stage.

Vibrant Tile Backsplash

A countertop-to-ceiling glass mosaic tile backsplash adds quirky fun to this cheerful kitchen. The bold, glossy tiles set off a collection of colorful accents, such as the pots and pans and dining table base. Extending the tiles all the way to the ceiling draws the eye upward and emphasizes the room's height.

Subtle, Elegant Backsplash

This range backsplash demonstrates how to add style and texture without using a dramatic color. Marble subway tiles adorn the wall behind the range. Mitered tiles made of the same marble create a frame around the behind-the-range niche, which is outfitted with shimmering marble tiles in various shapes and sizes.

Patterned Kitchen Backsplash

Striking black-and-white patterned tiles adorn the walls throughout this small kitchen. Although the pattern could become overhwhelming in a small space, the openness of this kitchen lends itself to the eye-catching look.

Intricate Backsplash Design

This focal-point tile mosaic lends pattern and texture to an all-white kitchen. The soft gray tiles match the color of the veins in the marble surrounding the design. The tiny mosaic tiles reflect light and add subtle sparkle.

Traditional-Style Backsplash

This stone tile backsplash makes an elegant style statement in this traditional kitchen. The darker tones in the tiles echo the warm hues of the wooden cabinets. A trio of decorative tiles directly behind the stovetop lends subtle contrast and texture.

Blue Subway Tile Backsplash

Blue tones mark this subway tile backsplash. The tiles make their way onto other walls throughout the kitchen, lending contrast and texture. The tiles protect the area behind the range from spills and splashes -- and look great doing it.

Beautiful Kitchen Backsplash

The mosaic-tile backsplash in this kitchen has an unusual texture. Small tiles give the appearance of a single, bigger montage. The various creamy hues complement the cabinetry and counters. Tucking the backsplash beneath the elegant range hood adds quaintness.

European-Inspired Backsplash

Blue-and-white backsplash tiles were the basis for the classic color scheme and timeless European feel of this kitchen. The ornate pattern above the range makes the tile a focal point. The rest of the backsplash pattern adds subtle contrast without stealing attention from the central design.

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Gridlike Backsplash

This custom tile backsplash is embedded with a grid pattern that makes it an interesting piece above the range. Inspired by Italian flooring, the backsplash boasts hues that are featured throughout the kitchen. The eye-catching pattern and muted color scheme help tie everything together.

Whimsical Backsplash

This kitchen backsplash features beachy tiles that bring a whimsical feel. Iridescent quartz subway tiles are accented by a band of limestone tiles that boast a fun sea-life motif. A ceramic starfish and sand dollar bring subtle dimension to the backsplash.

Backsplash Storage Niche

A subway tile backsplash surrounds a rectangular niche that provides convenient storage for cooking necessities. The black-and-white diamond pattern in the niche adds subtle variation to the otherwise white kitchen but still blends with the room's traditional styling.

Natural Stone Backsplash

This backsplash, tucked quaintly beneath the cabinetry above the cooktop, is a perfect accent for the kitchen. The various colors blend well with the rest of the room. The rough-cut texture lends contrast to the smooth travertine tile floors and honed granite countertops.

Statement-Making Backsplash

A bold pattern behind the range makes a striking statement in this all-white kitchen. The high-gloss finish of the backsplash tiles reflects light streaming in from the kitchen's many windows. The bold turquoise color echoes hues found throughout the rest of the house and recalls the views of the ocean through the windows.

Ornate Tile Backsplash

A stunning marble mosaic clads the wall behind this range. The ornate pattern includes large, solid pieces of rare colored marble, and darker tones play well with the hammered-copper range hood. Muted cabinetry helps to visually mellow the dramatic backsplash.

Country French Backsplash

This French-style kitchen is the perfect setting for this whimsical backsplash. The tumbled-stone tiles are accented by a glazed canvas rooster print. The sandy colors add a neutral note among the yellow-painted cabinets and red-painted range hood. Tucked quaintly above the range, the backsplash is a beautiful tribute to the kitchen's traditional style.

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