3 Stone Backsplash Ideas for Your Kitchen


When looking for a backsplash that will add a signature look to your kitchen, it's easy to feel a little—or a lot—overwhelmed with all the possibilities. Luckily, you can't go wrong with a stone backsplash. An updated kitchen will increase your property's value, and nothing will offer a higher return on investment than a natural stone. The neutral, universal look of stone is here to stay, and there's a style, color, and type of stone for any kitchen space. Here are three ideas to get your creative juices flowing as you design your new backsplash.
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Natural Quartzite

Quartzite is quickly becoming the stone of choice for many homeowners and designers alike. It gives any home a luxurious look. It's very long-lasting, and its movement looks fantastic when paired with stainless steel.

 

Combine it with a quartzite countertop to give your kitchen a unique, high-end look. The matching countertop adds a cohesive look and feel to the equation. 

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Marble

Marble has a distinctive yet timeless look. It works well in both traditional and contemporary kitchen styles, and comes in subtle neutral shades of gray and beige. It's long been a favorite for any type kitchen but is also a top choice if you are seeking a more elegant or sleek style.

 

Choices in marble are more extensive than ever before, including seamless slabs, traditional tile sizes, unique shapes - like arabesque & baroque - and mixed material mosaics.

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Travertine

Travertine is a traditional material but can still hold its own in a more contemporary kitchen as well. It's elegant and there are many options available for travertine stone backsplashes. One advantage of travertine is that you can create an almost seamless transition from your backsplash to your countertop. Although combining two honed stone materials is a good design tactic, it's also fine to mix honed and polished materials to create an interesting visual. For instance, consider going with a rich honed mosaic. 

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