With kitchens sometimes less is more. That is especially true when you are talking adding a backsplash to your kitchen. I’ve recently came across an article which tells you how you could install your own gorgeous backsplash.
“Enter any attractive, well-designed kitchen and your attention – not surprisingly -will likely be drawn to the finely crafted wood cabinetry or gleaming appliances. You’ll probably not even notice the kitchen’s backsplash area, that innocuous sliver of wall running between the countertop and upper wall cabinets.
To help convert this boring wall space to an attention-grabber, we asked Jimmy Tiganella, owner of Classic Tile in Oakville, Connecticut, to show us how to install a glazed ceramic tile backsplash. For visual interest, this particular design uses tiles of various sizes, including decorative field tiles and fanciful border tiles. The result is an attractive, durable, easy-to-clean surface that greatly enhances the overall look and functionality of the kitchen.”
Read more here http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/how-to/intro/0,,472318,00.html