Published at Saturday, September 01st 2018, 08:10:43 AM. Kitchen. By Hansine Pedersen.
An easy and affordable way to update a room, stencils can also create a striking backsplash. They´re also much less permanent than tiles, and you can easily paint over them when you`re ready for something new.
A simple, solid color can work on a kitchen backsplash, but chances are it´ll feel too boring over time. If you want to add some drama to your walls without relying on tiles, try stenciling a design, favorite quote, food-related words, or a beloved family recipe on your backsplash.
The traditional kitchen allows for flexibility, but it most often relies on simple design while making way for a few bold accents. For example, a white kitchen with black granite countertops might include a standout centerpiece, like a bold red kitchen island. These design choices maintain the overall look of a traditional kitchen while adding a bit of spunk to the design.
You can also use chalkboard paint to create a unique backsplash in your kitchen. The classic black chalkboard color works well with white or light-colored cabinets, while a lighter shade is recommended for dark cabinets. A chalkboard backsplash will provide a canvas where you can write down grocery lists, recipes or special notes for your family. Easy to wipe clean, chalkboard paint works well in a space where there tends to be grease and spattered food.