Published at Friday, 27 October 2017 by Nanci Meyer in Kitchen Ideas, with total 45 photos.
Do you really need a one? Not really. But you’ll inevitably get that wall dirty while cooking or washing dishes and an easy-to-clean surface can make messes easier to wipe up especially if your stove doesn’t have a one built in. And almost any type of material can work–from bamboo to corkboard–as long as it’s properly sealed.
If you’re going to be doing the painting yourself you’ll want to take time to research the right paints and method for painting. Now sure how to get started with such a big DIY project? Take a look at our article How to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets Like a Pro and you’ll be ready in no time.
Mosaics and Focal Points The biggest real estate for a focal point is behind the stove. Create focal points by changing up the pattern or color scheme of your materials whether that’s laying tile at an angle or mixing and matching complimentary colors. And if you’re on a budget splurge on that stove-top wall and use a less expensive material everywhere else.