Stone Tile Backsplash
To add another layer of interest to a kitchen, try a stone tile backsplash. Go for dark, rich hues, or stick to white or colored marble for a look all your own. Stone tiles can look as natural or refined as desired.
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A mosaic backsplash made of a combination of marble and limestone keeps with the rustic theme in this kitchen. The semicircle limestone slab behind the range also acts as the room's focal point.
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A slate tile backsplash brings green and brown hues to this kitchen. The colors in the backsplash add depth to the off-white cabinets and create visual interest.
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This marble-tiled cooking alcove adds sparkle and shine to an all-white kitchen. Brickwork above the alcove adds further architectural detail to the room.
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Travertine tiles form a more traditional backsplash while a creative medallion behind the range adds an unexpected twist. The colors in the medallion mosaic match those in the travertine tiles, creating a cohesive feel.
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Marble slabs to the right and left of the range are paired with white, glazed porcelain tiles featuring a geometric design behind the range. This combination connects the marble-topped island with the range and continues the room's soft color palette.
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This marble slab backsplash adds a contemporary touch to a farmhouse-style kitchen. The white marble does not draw too much attention away from the simple kitchen which leaves the space feeling balanced.
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To the Ceiling
A strip of glossy white tiles run behind the range all the way to the ceiling, drawing your eye up and creating a fun focal point. The gloss of the horizontal tiles is an unexpected counterpoint in the country-style kitchen.
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This marble backsplash stands out with its distinctive veining in aubergine and green. Since the rest of the range is a bright white, the backsplash becomes the main focal point.
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A rich, Carrara marble backsplash goes from countertop to ceiling in this kitchen. Above the range, a herringbone-pattern mural draws the eye.
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Chic and Clean
A chic touch in this traditional kitchen is the white marble backsplash and tiled square behind the range. The white marble along with white cabinetry creates a clean look.
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Country French Feel
Off-white limestone tiles match the overall feel of this country French kitchen. The neutral backsplash color perfectly complements the grayish cabinets.
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Slender and sleek black, white, and gray tiles make up this glass-and-marble backsplash. The sheen of the tiles keeps the backsplash from feeling lackluster while the various colors give it a modern vibe.
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The earthy tones in the tiled marble backsplash run from countertop to ceiling in this transitional kitchen. The soft tones of the backsplash draw the eye in, but do not take attention away from the rest of the kitchen.
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This rustic backsplash is made of copper slate stone and Olympia marble and runs from countertop to ceiling. The different sheen on certain tiles adds depth to the walls. The rich materials match well with the white marble countertops.
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