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Metal Tile Backsplash Patterns | Apex Custom Homes

Posted by Penny Hull on Wed, Aug 06, 2014 @ 08:08 AM

Tile Backsplash Patterns with Metal Tiles

Apex Custom Homes

While some contemporary home designs are integrating kitchen back splashes made of aluminum tile, stainless steel tile, or even colored tin, the use of subtle metal accent pieces and metallic toned tiles is much more popular trend.

Get ideas for your next kitchen back splash design - with these photos from Apex custom homes that use metal tile in the kitchen.

Metal Tile Back splash Idea #1: Oiled Bronze Medallions

This custom kitchen features a tile back splash composed of 4'' x 4'' light walnut tumbled travertine tiles.

Above the range, there is a tile mosaic composed of 2'' x 2'' Oiled Bronze red fern deco, a 4'' x 4'' Oiled bronze picture frame center, and a 1'' x 8'' Oiled bronze listello border.

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Metal Tile Back splash Idea #2: Large Centerpiece

4'' x 4'' multicolored beige slate mosaic tiles coat these kitchen walls.

12'' x 12'' Murray River metals accent pieces rest above the sink and cook top. A 1'' x 4'' mosaic border in Copper Antique surrounds the metal accent pieces.

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 Metal Tile Back splash Idea #3: Small Centerpiece

Sometimes, small metal tiles can be used as subtle accents, spaced evenly throughout the kitchen back splash.

A single 4'' x 4'' centerpiece pops above the range, and 1'' x 1'' metal tiles are spread within the ceramic tile back splash.

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Metal Tile Back splash Idea #4: Metallic tile colors

Back splashes with a hint of metallic coloring can create a modern-industrial appeal.

This Apex custom home incorporates a glass and metal tile mosaic of whites, blacks, and metallic.

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 Metal Tile Backs plash Idea #5: Metallic Stone

Stone that give a metallic shine can achieve a rustic-gone-modern kitchen design.

This back splash - in 6" x 24" Ledger stone - ranges in depth for a more authentic look and feel.

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Top Kitchen Tile Backsplash Ideas | Designer Kitchen Ideas

Posted by Penny Hull on Wed, Oct 24, 2012 @ 05:10 AM

Top Kitchen Tile Back Splash Ideas

Custom home kitchen tile designs with range inlays

What key design factors can make a kitchen functional, beautiful, and durable? A tile back splash can be both practical, offering easy clean-up, and stunning, as the focal point of your kitchen. 

Top Kitchen Tile Backsplash Ideas | Designer Kitchen Ideas

It's time to get excited about creating your kitchen.  You'll be surprised what tile styles, patterns, and designs you can create - while staying on budget.


 

Below are four favorite examples of kitchen tile back splashes - each of these custom home kitchens feature a rectangle tile inlay above the range.

 

Kitchen Tile Back Splash Idea 1: Earthy Appeal - Creating a Warm and Inviting Kitchen

Top Kitchen Tile Backsplash Ideas | Designer Kitchen Ideas In this first custom kitchen design example, hues of brown and hints of tan remind us of soil, rocks, and nature.

The natural tiles blend with medium oak kitchen cabinets, creating a calming color - and texture- combination.

Stainless steel appliances and a gas range bring in a more modern appeal.

The eating bar island allows a more "casual living" style - a major trend in many North Carolina new homes.

 

Kitchen Tile Back Splash Idea 2: Glossy Subway Tile

Top Kitchen Tile Backsplash Ideas | Designer Kitchen Ideas

 

This custom kitchen design example uses one of the most popular kitchen tile shapes and materials - 3"x6" ceramic subway tiles.

 

 

 

 

 

 Top Kitchen Tile Backsplash Ideas | Designer Kitchen Ideas

 Take a step back and see all this kitchen has to offer:

 - White cabinet pantry (to the right of the refrigerator), paired against an oak island

 - Glass-faced butler's pantry

 - Huge island with raised eating bar

 - Tons of storage and counter space

This one-of-a-kind custom kitchen has it all.      

Kitchen Tile Back Splash Idea 3: Modern Espresso and Traditional Stone

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Looking for an even more unique idea?

Custom home kitchens can flawlessly integrate traditional stone back splashes with the modern appeals of espresso colored cabinets and stainless steel appliances.

The stone tile gives the kitchen a homey feel, while the appliances add an air of utility.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kitchen Tile Back Splash Idea 4: Back to Basics - Black and White is ALWAYS In

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Black and white kitchens and bathrooms are never out of style. White and black features are both "new age" and "classic" at the same time.

White cabinets can work with any kind of interior, so you don't have to worry about upsetting the flow of your home.

This custom home kitchen, for example, boasts a new take on a classic tradition - stainless steel appliances, earth toned granite counters, and a thin black accent inlay above the range create a clean combination.

 

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What affects the cost of a tile back splash?

The type of tile material (ceramic, glass, stainless steel, etc.) and the labor (dependent on the complexity of the pattern) are two central cost factors.

Have another tile back splash, kitchen design, or custom home trend question?

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