Bathroom Tub Backsplash Update

After painting my master bathroom (again!) I decided to tile the backsplash around the tub. Using leftover tile, trim and wall planks, the update was practically free.
Backsplash project
I used leftover wall plank to serve as a "backer board" for the tile. Nailing it instead of gluing it to the wall, it can be taken down without destroying the wall. I don't like "permanent". :D
Stone tile left over from the planter box project. I picked up a whole box of this tile at Habitat Restore for $10.00!
I used silicon adhesive to attach the tile to the backer board.
My tub was so not level! Used shims to level out the tile while the glue dried.
I picked up half round trim at Lowes and stained it with MinWax walnut stain.
I cut and painted wall plank to fill in the space between the half round trim and window moulding. The wall plank looks like subway tile on the wall.
Tub backsplash update
Before and After

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