colorful kitchen backsplashes for when white won’t do
bring color and pattern into your kitchen.
Published May 24, 2016 5:00 AM
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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.
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?
These tinier tiles—in a soothing uniform teal hue—perfectly bounce the abundance of natural light around this shiny,
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).
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.)
Why limit marble to your counters? Use the same slab all the way up your wall, functioning as the chicest backsplash there is.
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.
This white-walled kitchen with black cabinetry and a colorblocked backsplash is the most modern kitchen we’ve seen in a long time.
Who says backsplashes have to be tile? Opt for a wallpaper instead—just make sure it’s easy to wipe down and clean.
A pop of bright yellow never looked so cute! This Parisian apartment is full of eclectic, yet classic, style.
This DIY, helter skelter, graphic tile pattern brings in a bold, blue hue without overwhelming the space.
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).
Blue, mosaic marble tile creates such a serene space for this clean, calming kitchen.
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.
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.
We are feeling downright peachy keen about this cute colored tile backsplash.
Mosaic a few of your favorite hues to create a bright and cheery color palette and backdrop for your cooking space.
The texture of this uber reflective black tile creates visual interest without a ton of bright color. Minimalists, take note.
This light-hued baby blue brings color and instant happiness into this perfectly modern space.
“] Find plenty to inspire you here!