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old and/or new mixed tiles- ask for samples, get some from construction sites, etc. colorful, vibrant, lots of personality, and cheap!
The hood is not the monstrosity most are and could easily be hidden by cabinetry. Also a very practical back splash ~ grout free porcelain tiles. Porcelain has color all the way through the tiles so if they're chipped it's not so noticeable - very good especially for floors.
Compile Colors - Patterned slate tiles connect to form a backsplash that pulls together the colors of this Asian-inspired kitchen. Rich brown and red tones in the tile echo the warm wood floors and cabinets, while steely grays help the sleek stainless-steel appliances blend.
Here, slate tiles in a mix of brown and blue tones create a lively backsplash that serves as the focal point of this kitchen. The tiles also add color to an otherwise all-brown kitchen and texture, as two different types of slate were used to achieve the desired combination.