Published at Wednesday, 08 November 2017 by Nanci Meyer in Kitchen Ideas, with total 52 imageries.
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.
Natural stone backsplashes have a distinctly different texture than tiles and offer a contrast to smooth counters and cabinets. Stone is porous however which makes it harder to clean and more prone to chipping. An alternative to using smaller stacked stones is to continue the same granite or marble used for the countertops all the way up the wall.
Butcher Block Kitchen Countertops Timeless and inviting wood butcher block countertops add a warm look to your kitchen. To keep the finish looking fresh and new seal wood countertops with a durable polyurethane and use trivets and cutting boards to protect the surface from heat and marring.