Are you looking to design a brand new kitchen using cherry cabinets? Or maybe give your kitchen a quick upgrade with some new backsplash? Here are some design ideas to help you decide on the best cabinet and backsplash combination for your kitchen!
We will start with the basics so that this guide will help you select the best cabinet style color and backsplash combinations for you.
What is a Kitchen Backsplash?
Backsplash is a surface material that is used to protect the wall between the stove, microwave, or vent hood.
A kitchen backsplash is a great way to add color, style and function to your kitchen. It is a small investment that can make a big difference and can elevate the look of the kitchen.
What Are the Most Popular Materials Used for Backsplash?
The most common materials include granite, tile, glass, stainless steel, wood, marble, slate, copper, and concrete.
In the gallery below, you can see a variety of backsplash styles with dark cherry cabinets.
Continue with the next steps to determine what may work best for you. Find out which works best for your lifestyle and interior design preferences.
How to Select a Backsplash that Fits Your Lifestyle
This is where you would want to consider your overall decorating style. Do you prefer a minimalist, contemporary, mid century modern, or traditional? These are just a few common interior design styles.
Matching your style does not have to be an exact when it comes to the backsplash. This is where you can allow yourself to color outside of the normal lines of your design style. This is one of the most economical and impactful areas of designing your home. Live a little for this one!
Countless times clients have selected items from a picture only thinking of the aesthetics of the kitchen instead of considering the function.
Here are a few questions to ask yourself:
- How often will you cook using the stove top?
- What will you be cooking? Do you fry many foods? Boil pasta? Etc.
Now think of that backsplash surface. Will it be easy to maintain the color with cleaning?
Budgeting for Backsplash Designs
When you determine your budget then this is where you can fine tune the selections based on price. Remember the area of the space that needs to be measured to determine a final price.
If you want backsplash with cherry cabinets, here are a few options to give you an idea of what the cost may be for various types of backsplash:
- Glass Backsplash: Seaport Hibiscus 2X10 Polished Subway
- Glass Backsplash: Bright White Ice Subway Ceramic
- Wood Glass Strips Mosaic
- Mercury Glass – 12″ x 12″ Rectangle Linear Mosaic Wall Tile
- Canvas Renova Picket Ceramic Mosaic
- “Rock Ridge Revere Blend”
- Pianetto Carlini Bianca Polished Porcelain Tile – Opting for a larger tile to cover the backsplash creates a clean look with this porcelain tile. This tile option can also be used as a flooring option in other areas of the home.
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