Published at Friday, August 10th 2018, 20:26:18 PM. Backsplashes. By Adam Smith.
There are a lot of ideas for textures, shades and looks, and such backsplashes are ideal for contemporary and minimalist spaces but you may actually go for rustic and glam kitchens, too, and add a sleek wooden backsplash for a contrast. Add additional lights into the cabinets and go for a matching countertop or make it different for a more contrasting look. If you care much about functionality, cover the whole backsplash or its part with a glass screen.
A chalkboard backsplash it can be renovated as often as you need and you can repaint it easily. You may attach any holders and shelves to the chalkboard surfaces while drilling tiles to attach a shelf is very hard. It will easily fit from an industrial to a minimalist one, so you can never go wrong with it. Chalkboard backsplashes are extremely popular for minimalist and Scandinavian kitchens to contrast light-colored and white cabinets but they will easily match a rustic or shabby chic space too
It’s like a protective sleeve for the wall. Cleaning certain portions would be a bit difficult though but then again cleaning a bare wall is not any easier. A cool thing about a glass backsplash is that it looks very smooth and glossy, reflecting the light in an elegant way. You can accessorize it with knife racks and all sorts of other things just like you would any other kind of backsplash. Even the small backsplash area is very refreshing, keeping the decor simple.
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.