6 Ceramic Tile Ideas for Small Kitchen Backsplashes

6 Ceramic Tile Ideas for Small Kitchen Backsplashes

Holiday season is in full swing and small kitchens deserve tile, too! Handmade tile is the perfect accessory for a small kitchen because it's affordable and rewarding. Here are 6 of our favorite small kitchens that are sure to leave your holiday guests with tile envy...

1. Cozy Green Moroccan Fish Scale Tile

Who doesn't love an A-frame home? These style homes have been around for centuries and while they used to be constructed for utilitarian purposes, they are now sought after, trendy, vacation homes made popular in the 1960s. A-frame homes are filled with character, coziness and overall good vibes. The best thing to pair with good vibes is more good vibes! Our handmade, artisan tile will match the character of your A-frame home perfectly.

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

Green Moroccan Fish Scale Backsplash
Large Moroccan Fish Scales - 1062 Light Kiwi226 Olive Green48 Chrome Green.

2. Boho Chic Teal Hexagon Tile

Mandy and Kevin of 188sqft have been permanent residents of the open road since 2015. They made it their mission to transform a 2018 Keystone Cougar RV into a home for their family of six. When living in a small RV, creating a space that feels like a home can be challenging so adding a splash of colorful tile can go a long way. These Small Hexagons in 1036W Bluegrass make this remodeled RV scream with personality.

To see more of this project, visit our blog "Bohemian Backsplash 188 Sqft Remodeled RV"

Bluegrass Hexagon Backsplash
Small Hexagons - 1036W Bluegrass. Photo: @188sqft.

3. Scandinavian Rustic Diamond Tile

We adore when clients put our tile in their mobile homes. This camper takes "glamping" to the next level. This backsplash is thoughtful, chic and rustic all at the same time. Scandinavian design is one of our favorite styles. For a trend that's filled with minimalist style and sleek lines, our Diamonds are the perfect choice. 

To see more ways to use a small amount of tile, visit our blog "6 Projects to Show a Little Bit of Tile Goes a Long Way"

Old Copper Diamond Backsplash
Medium Diamonds - 913 Old Copper. Photo: @Oneida_journeys.

4. Modern Matte Black Diamond Tile

A handmade tiled backsplash is the perfect option for an open concept floor plan. For this backsplash, homeowner Jeanne wanted something bold to match her modern taste. She wanted to make a statement that people could see from the entire living area. The beautiful contrast of matte-glazed to the shiny-glazed tile for the contrasting "river" makes this small kitchen space one-of-a-kind.

To see more of this project, visit our blog "Morden Matte Black Kitchen Backsplash"

Matte Black Diamond BacksplashMedium Diamonds - 366 Satin Black, 613 Black60 Silver Lining, 77E Grey, 11 Deco White, 155 Steel 

5. Nautical Cobalt Blue Subway Tile

Open wooden cabinetry, cobalt blue handmade tile, and pops of orange make this small kitchen a nautical dream. One of the best parts about tiling in a small space is that you can get a lot of bang for your buck. With a one-wall kitchen layout, using handmade tile is affordable and rewarding. As our mover and shaker, Mercedes, says " Create a space you love and your life will launch off that!"

For more Subway Tile inspiration, visit our blog "6 Creative Subway Tile Designs for Your Home"

Cobalt Blue Subway Tile Backsplash
3"x 6" Subway Tile - 21W Cobalt. Photo - @Normalmannn

6. Antique Old Copper Subway Tile

Want that beautiful antique green look while still remaining bold? This rich green glaze color has hints of blue and patina throughout. One piece of advice we have while tiling in a small, one-wall kitchen is to embrace open shelving in order to get the most of your backsplash. We love the way this glaze works with the exposed brick and how it was paired with brass accents for a gorgeous color contrast.

For more on this project, visit our blog "Craftsman Subway Tile in the Arts District of NE Mpls"

Old Copper Subway Tile Backsplash
3”x6” Subway Tile - 913 Old Copper


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 blog post showing these 6 ceramic tile backsplash ideas for small kitchens give you any ideas for your own DIY projects? Tell us more about your future project and get the ball rolling

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