6 DIY Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

Wayne Rojas
by Wayne Rojas
The main goal of adding backsplash to your kitchen is to basically prevent the walls from getting dirty and stained. However, there is still another important goal. You can also use kitchen backsplash as a way of improving your interior décor. Well designed and creative backsplash ideas will give your kitchen a huge upgrade and the only thing you need is to pick a quality and unique design. The great thing is that there are many simple DIY kitchen backsplash solutions you can explore. We are going to give you a breakdown of each option and some simple description to get you started. Here is the full list:

  • 1. Old Wooden Pallets
Using old wooden pallets can be a great way to revamp your kitchen through a unique and creative backsplash. The great thing about wooden pallets is that they are readily available, easy to install, and very cheap. In addition to this, the wooden pallets look amazing. They always have a way of complementing the kitchen walls and while it’s not often recommended that you paint them, if you want, you can play around with a few colors and see what you get.
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  • 2. Artificial stone

In case you are thinking that wooden pallets are just too basic for you and perhaps you want something more elegant and classy, then you can never go wrong with artificial stones. Just like the wooden pallets, the stones are easy to install and relatively cheaper. It’s the kind of DIY home improvement project anyone can undertake and rest assured that the stones will fully revamp how your kitchen looks. They are simple, unique, and above all elegant. Give them a try, you’ll love them!
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  • 3. Picture Frames

Using picture frames as part of your kitchen backsplash is also a creative and unique idea that is designed to enhance the decor to a whole new level. Picture frames are beautiful and a small DIY project to install them on your kitchen backsplash will add so much value to your home. The cost of doing this is reasonable and the final look will be a delight for everyone.
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  • 4.Stainless steel Kitchen Backsplash

A stainless steel kitchen backsplash is a little bit more expensive compared to the options above but it will indeed be worth it. One of the reasons why many homeowners will choose stainless steel is basically because of the fact that it will last long. The steel is durable and its shiny sparkle will illuminate your kitchen. It’s a simple project to undertake and if you’ve been looking to add some touch of class to your already elegant kitchen, this would be the backsplash to go for.
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  • Wine Cork Kitchen Backsplash

The idea of using wine corks as part of your kitchen backlash may seem a little bit crazy but it’s one of the most creative designs. The simple wine corks are arranged beautifully to create a unique and attractive surface that will be both functionally effective and decoratively brilliant. The only challenge will be to accept the idea. Besides, if you don’t like it, you can easily remove the corks and move forward to something more appealing for your tastes.
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  • China Piece Mosaic

If you have some old China you want to get rid off, or perhaps you’ve just seen the China piece mosaic arrangement for the kitchen backsplash and fell in love with it, then you’ll be happy to know that this is one of the simplest DIY projects. The results will be spectacular and are a great way to repurpose old dishware. Nothing will light up a kitchen more than an arrangement of colorful China pieces on the backsplash. It will just be amazing!
Source: Home Esthetics (http://homesthetics.net)
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  • Alice Alice on Sep 14, 2017

    This is BEAUTIFUL. I want to do this behind my stove. I would've liked to have seen a closer image of this project. Were the edges of the broken pieces sanded? Were the pieces all flat? Is it easy to clean?

  • Sure wish you would answer the question as to whether or not you can put the stone tile on top of existing tile.

  • Tat10870810 Tat10870810 on Aug 28, 2018

    what is a safe way to break china into usable pieces, if you don't already have some broken pieces?

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  • Linda Abate Linda Abate on Sep 14, 2017

    Love what you did with broken pieces of dishes. You certainly have created a one of a kind back splash. It is beautiful.

  • Joanie Joanie on Aug 25, 2018

    I REALLY like this broken china back splash. Waste not ;)) and it is so pretty....We had an artificial brick for a back splash and sprayed it with a strengthy varnish of some type. Just wiped off so easy.