By z1long. Backsplashes. At Monday, August 06th 2018, 06:08:12 AM.
Speaking about kitchen backsplashes, stone is a chic alternative to bricks, it’s natural, a bit rough-looking but very stylish due to these imperfections. Stone, rocks from your garden, pebbles, marble – the possibilities are endless, and you’ll find a proper backsplash for any kitchen style. Rustic, glam, modern, industrial, vintage – any kitchen will fit a stone backsplash. There are various color of stone to try, you may mix several or if these are pebbles, whitewash them.
Certain types of marble such as the Emperador which comes from Spain, are ideal for high-traffic areas and fireplace surrounds. Still, their unique color tones can also be used to give a kitchen backsplash a stand-out look. This particular type has grains with irregular veins which makes each tile unique and offers the opportunity to create interesting patterns. As always, a marble backsplash presents both advantages and disadvantages.
A clear glass backsplash allows the wall behind it to be seen while ensuing a smooth surface which can be easily cleaned. One of the advantages is that you can have a colored backsplash by painting that section of the wall and covering it with glass. Another option is to have an accent wall in the kitchen and frame portions of it in key areas, the backsplash being one of them. A glass backsplash can actually cover the whole area if there’re no cabinet mounted on it.