A kitchen can look finished without a backsplash, and sometimes a clean coat of (washable) paint is what best executes a design. But at the same time, there’s also an opportunity to use the space to anchor the overall design of the room.
Kitchen backsplash designs are as varied as the kitchens that accommodate them. From a minimalist neutral backsplash that spans from ceiling to floor to the tiniest tile mosaic applied above a dainty cooktop, these important design elements provide many decorating and functional possibilities.
To prove our point, we’ve gathered 80 unique backsplash ideas from around the web. Which is your favorite?