Published at Tuesday, October 23rd 2018, 04:20:22 AM. Backsplashes. By Edsel Keller.
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.
The various types of marble come from different areas on the globe, including Italy, Spain, Greece, Sweden, Russia, US or Romania. Carrara marble is possibly the most common type of all. It comes from Italy and it’s also among the most affordable types or marble. It can be distinguished by its white, gray or blue-gray coloring and linear veining which can either be small and fine or soft and feathery. In the kitchen, marble is often used ad countertops and backsplashes.
Also quarried from Spain, the crema marfil marble is ideal if you want to add a warm touch to the kitchen. Although available in many different color shades, the light beige is the most common. This type of marble is often used on exterior cladding and tends to have a more rugged look. Each tile is unique and, although all marble tends to look the same, there are lots of little things that makes each piece stand out.
A kitchen backsplashes isn’t only a functional thing, it’s part of decor that will highlight designs and looks. There are many trends and you may see more and more unique ideas to use plaster, glass, metal for making backsplashes and much more. The idea we are discussing today became popular several years ago and is gaining more and more popularity – a window backsplash.