Beautiful Kitchen With Glass Tile Backsplash
If you love the look of glass tile backsplash, there are many different projects you can do in your home. A smaller and lighter project that you might want to start by testing your tiling skills is a kitchen backsplash. This decorative and protective element behind the stove area is a great way to add decorative interest to the space. There are many different approaches you can take to this project.
For a coherent and symmetrical look, you may consider using a sheet of mesh-backed square tiles. These glass tile backsplash are usually sold in 12-inch by 12-inch sheet and can be purchased at most home improvement stores. The great part about these network supported tiles is that you can get the intricate appearance of small mosaic tiles without the hassle and headache of lining them up evenly. They are already distributed evenly and glued to a backing for your convenience. All you have to do is to use them as a higher tile.
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For added visual interest, try to combine tile styles. Glass tile backsplash are available in many different colors and textures. You may want to assemble a variety for a truly mosaic look. Combine opaque, plain tiles with polished clear them. You can also buy glass tiles that have a shiny metal look. Try to design different patterns by putting tiles on a sheet of paper. It can also work to randomly place the tiles. To design still looks consistent, try to stick to a general color palette. If you add too many colors and textures, the result could clash with your decor.
With regard to the shape and texture, you do not need to stick with a square tile. There are many different types of tiles available. For a more organic look, consider using glass pebble tiles. These pieces of glass tumbled to get a smooth and rounded like stones. You use them the same way, but they give the wall a more structured look, as cobblestones. This could be a great look in a rustic kitchen. A kitchen backsplash does not have to just be a continuous design. It may incorporate a central image, such as a mural. Many people choose to have a design in the middle of the backsplash to match your kitchen decor. You can buy these at home improvement stores, special order them, or even paint them yourself. Install tile mural in the middle and then use glass tile backsplash to surround the image.