11 Kitchen Backsplashes to Wow Your Guests

11 Kitchen Backsplashes to Wow Your Guests

Holiday season is in full swing! We adore taking the time to make our homes extra cozy and special before guests arrive. As much as we love spending time with friends and family, it can also make us aware of some kitchen improvements we'd like to make for our next get-together. Here are 11 beautiful kitchen backsplashes that will wow your guests every time. 

1. Minimal Moroccan Backsplash 

Some shapes are so beautiful they don't need any extra fringe or design. Our Moroccan Fish Scale Tile looks absolutely perfect in one simple shade. We adore using a contrasting grout color for a minimalist but bold look. 

Learn more about this project with our block "Before & After - Grey Moroccan Fish Scale Backsplash"

Grey Moroccan Fish Scale Kitchen Backsplash

Large Moroccan Fish Scales - 39 London Fog.

Image via ID 810 Design GroupPhotography by Jacob Snavely Photography.

2. Contemporary Subway Tile Backsplash

While Subway tile is absolutely timeless, it's clean and straight-forward shape makes it perfect for a contemporary kitchen design. We love this project, where they only partially tiled their beautiful kitchen backsplash. Sometimes less really is more. 

Get more ideas with our blog "Tile + Open Shelving: A Match Made in Heaven"

Partial Subway Tile Backsplash

3"x8" Subway Tile - 1036W Bluegrass.

Photo Cred: @mommazskitchenak

3. Geometric Diamond Bliss

With very little customization work, our Diamond tile shape will have you in geometric bliss! There are plenty of simple ways to make this beautiful kitchen backsplash look "above-and-beyond" such as argyle, chevron, ombre, and organic patterning. 

Get more geometric tile ideas with our blog "10 Ways to Create Geometric Tile Patterns"

Geometric Diamond Tile Kitchen Backsplash

Large Diamonds - 11 Deco White, 45R My Blue Heaven, 60 Silver Lining.

4. Custom Backsplash Magic 

Go big with a custom backsplash. This project shows that taking design risks are absolutely worth it. Our custom tile backsplashes for kitchens are created based on your tile dreams, making it perfectly personalized to you and your home.

Get the scoop behind this backsplash with our blog "Construction2style Before & After: Kitchen Backsplash"

Custom Ceramic Tile Backsplash

2”x6” Subway Tile - 130 White. Medium Diamonds - 130 White, 77E Grey, 60 Silver Lining, 815W Light Grey, 155 Steel, 912W Cloudy Sky, 366 Satin Black, 613 Black.

Photo: Paisley + Sparrow.

5. Boho Chic Teal Hexagon Tile

This tile is taking the bohemian lifestyle to the next level - because it's installed in a van! This chic backsplash shows how a smaller tile shape can help maximize a tiny space. 

Get more Boho inspiration with our blog "6 Bohemian Chic Decor Ideas for Your Home"

Small Green Hexagon Tile Backsplash

Small Hexagons - 1036W Bluegrass.

Photo: @188sqft.

6. Nautical Blue Moroccan Fish Scales

Of course the Moroccan Fish Scales look stunning in a nautical blue kitchen. We think this project is the perfect example of how your tile can set the tone for an entire room's theme. Plus, doing an organic ombre pattern is a very simple customization - we do it all the time! 

See this kitchen transformation with our blog "Before & After: Artfully Bold Kitchen Tile on Homepolish"

Nautical Kitchen Backsplash

Medium Moroccan Fish Scales 45W My Blue Heaven, 12W Blue Bell, 1064 Baby Blue, 11 Deco White.

Design by Michelle GagePhotography by Kyle Born. For Homepolish.

7. Mixing & Matching Tile Shapes  

Our latest love in tile: mixing and matching shapes. Since we make everything at our factory in NE Minneapolis it's easy for us to make customizations to our shapes. For a project like this, we'd glue your project onto mesh, creating simple interlocking sheets making installation easy. 

Check out the rest of this backsplash with our blog "Construction2style Before & After: Kitchen Backsplash"

Mixing Tile Shapes Backsplash

2"x6" Subway Tile - 130 White. Small Diamonds - 130 White.

Photo: Construction2style.

8. Tropical Bright & Bold Backsplash

Out of all of our glaze colors, our bright and bold hues are the most popular. These tropical colors will warm your kitchen right up, making it a fun and happy place to gather with loved ones. 

Get more bright tile concepts with our blog "Colorful Backsplash Ideas"

Tropical Kitchen Backsplash

Large Moroccan Fish Scales – 1015E Caribbean Blue, 11 Deco White, 1017E Sea Mist, 12W Blue Bell, 216 Sea Glass.

9. Mid-Century Modern Backsplash

When it comes to Mid-Century Modern, we think that it's all about the simple and subtle design choices. For this kitchen we used the high variation 130 White to create a beautiful organic coloring. Then just a simple herringbone pattern as the stove splash provides a stunning contrast. 

See the rest of this home filled with tile with our blog "Tile Home Tour: Newly Remodeled Mid-Century Home"

Mid-Century Modern Kitchen Backsplash

3"x8", 2"x6" Subway Tile & Pencil Liners - 130 White

Photography by Chelsie Lopez Production. Home remodeling and tile install by Kinetic Design Build. 

10. Bluegrass Maximalist Kitchen

Embrace bold coloring and unique layered styling like our friend Bari J. We particularly loved this project because of Bari's attention to detail. She joined us in methodically perfecting the trim to the window and she went the extra mile to make sure her shelving was just as she wanted it. 

Get the details behind this project with our blog "Before & After: Creating a Bluegrass Bohemian Kitchen"

Bright and Bold Kitchen Backsplash

2"x6" Subway Tile in Herringbone - 75 Emerald.

Photo: @Barij.

11. Modern Victorian Design 

Prim and proper, our friend Leslie Style may be the ultimate host for any event. Her dreamy kitchen backsplash made up of a classic herringbone pattern in the high variation Blue Opal. The dusty greens combined with pops of pretty pink makes this one of our all-time favorites. 

Learn more about this project with our blog "Herringbone Backsplash - One Room Challenge by Leslie Style"

Modern Victorian Kitchen Design

2″x6″ Subway Tile in Herringbone Pattern – 22E Blue Opal.

Photos: Vicki Bartel


Order tile samples to see, touch, and fall in love with our handmade tiles in person. We would also love to hear what inspires you! Did our pictures of kitchen backsplashes give you any ideas for your décor projects?Tell us more about your future project and get the ball rolling

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