By Alyssa Clough

Published on May 24, 2016

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Photography by PINTEREST

All-white kitchens—or even a simple, white backsplash—add a certain chic, clean feeling to a kitchen. But that doesn’t mean we don’t like colorful backsplashes, too! Colorblocking your kitchen with both bold and soft colors is happening—will you get on board? Browse 23 of our favorite colorful kitchen backsplashes to inspire your own.

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Photography by SHUBINANDDONALDSON.COM

Matching your backsplash tile to your floor tile is a commitment not everyone is ready to take, but if you are, GO FOR IT! How awesome does this blue and white patterned space look?

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Photography by LESLIE WILLIAMS FOR DWELL

These tinier tiles—in a soothing uniform teal hue—perfectly bounce the abundance of natural light around this shiny, galley kitchen

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Photography by UNPOLISHED-LIFE.BLOGSPOT.COM

For a more bohemian-inspired space, choose patterned tiles that create a more worldly feel, like the ones you see here. (Psst, we have plenty more inspiration where patterned tiles like this came from).

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Photography by Michael Wiltbank

Cream tiles with alternating longer pink and purple tiles above is just a bit more riskier than an all-white setup. (And SO ideal for a pastel-inspired kitchen!)

(More inspiration, right this way.)

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Photography by MATTHEW WILLIAMS

Why limit marble to your counters? Use the same slab all the way up your wall, functioning as the chicest backsplash there is.

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Photography by RICHARD POWERS VIA INSIDE OUT

Prefer the look of an all-white kitchen, but looking for a pop of color? Look for a pattern that incorporates some white, like the white, lime green, and dark green tile you see here.

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Photography by MADE A MANO VIA APARTMENT THERAPY

This white-walled kitchen with black cabinetry and a colorblocked backsplash is the most modern kitchen we’ve seen in a long time.

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Photography by ROBERT PETERSON

Who says backsplashes have to be tile? Opt for a wallpaper instead—just make sure it’s easy to wipe down and clean.

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Photography by AIRBNB.COM

A pop of bright yellow never looked so cute! This Parisian apartment is full of eclectic, yet classic, style.

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Photography by CLAIRE BOCK VIA APARTMENT THERAPY

This DIY, helter skelter, graphic tile pattern brings in a bold, blue hue without overwhelming the space.

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Photography by ALEXANDRA ROWLEY

We absolutely love the idea of continuing your backsplash onto your counter. This white and light blue pattern creates a cute, kitschy feel to an otherwise monotone white kitchen.

(Hey, we have even MORE inspiration for kitchen updates here).

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Photography by ANNIE SCHLECHTER

Blue, mosaic marble tile creates such a serene space for this clean, calming kitchen.

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Photography by JUSTIN ALEXANDER FOR EST​ VIA MYDOMAINE

It’s easy to add a pop of color to your kitchen when the space available for a backsplash is so contained. We’re huge fans of this look.

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Photography by MADE A MANO VIA APARTMENT THERAPY

Create your own pattern by alternating strips of more narrow tile to create stripes of your favorite colors. All-white tile can’t compete with the uniqueness of this DIY backsplash.

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Photography by SARA & RICH COMBS

We are feeling downright peachy keen about this cute colored tile backsplash.

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Photography by VIVIAN JOHNSON VIA THEGLITTERGUIDE.COM

Mosaic a few of your favorite hues to create a bright and cheery color palette and backdrop for your cooking space.

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Photography by VOSGES PARIS

The texture of this uber reflective black tile creates visual interest without a ton of bright color. Minimalists, take note.

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Photography by TOBY SCOTT FOR VOGUE LIVING VIA MYDOMAINE

This light-hued baby blue brings color and instant happiness into this perfectly modern space.

Craving more kitchen backsplash ideas Find plenty to inspire you here!