Published at Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 20:27:18 PM. Backsplashes. By Adam Smith.
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
More than that, a chalkboard backsplash is like a canvas, which allows creating any art and notes that you want. This way you personalize the space much more and it becomes more original. Your kids will be happy to chalk on the backsplash while you are cooking and you can chalk down a recipe on it, too. To give yourself and your family more space for creativity, go for a whole chalkboard wall, not just a backsplash.
We offer you using mosaic tiles for your backsplash to make it pop, and here are some ideas. There are special mosaic tiles that contain various patterns, or you may go for creating patterns yourself using different tiles. Stripes, sea motifs, flowers, birds, geometric patterns and everything that suits your kitchen style is possible to create! Don’t limit yourself only to the oven space, make a bigger and longer backsplash. Look at the ideas below and get inspired.
Concrete can crack: that’s a risk that comes along with concrete countertops, most commonly when poured in place rather than pre-cast. To prevent it, you may add fiber reinforcement, rebar, and/or wire mesh but if they still appear, they can be repaired. Concrete backsplashes require maintenance. Reseal your backsplash every one to three years, avoid abrasive cleaners and scrubbers that can damage sealer. Consider all these pros and cons and decide if concrete is worth it or not.