Pattern on the Backsplash

After ten years of white subways and grout, patterned tile is finding its way to the kitchen backsplash.

There’s more action in the kitchen these days and it’s on the walls. Patterned tile of every type – from mixed mosaics to damask prints — is appearing more often in kitchens which, let’s face it, have been suffering from glazed subway tile fatigue for several years. Nothing wrong with subway tile but there are many other choices.

One strong look is glazed stylized floral patterns with bold colors.… Continue Reading

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6 Responses to Pattern on the Backsplash

  1. Allison June 8, 2012 at 10:40 am #

    When I saw the first picture in HB, I pulled for a post. :) Love that tile, but when I looked at the price it sure hurt!

  2. RHome410 June 8, 2012 at 10:05 pm #

    I LOVE these, especially the first and second. But a lot of expense, work, and hard to change if it ever becomes dated or one of those things you tire of. Not that I went with white subways, and I seem to love the examples every time you show patterned backsplashes. I’d really wanted something like the first over my baking center in the right colors.. but wasn’t finding them and what I was finding even in the wrong colors, I couldn’t afford.


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