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Need help with kitchen backsplash and room color

annduncanJanuary 27, 2013
We are in the process of renovating our kitchen. Our granite was just installed and we are having a difficult time coming up with a back splash that compliments, yet doesn't take away from the granite. Also possible wall paint colors that would compliment all. Thanks for any help!
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riverdalereno
keep your backsplash plain...you have a busy granite and you want that to be the focus. Maybe a plain off white subway tile???
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annduncan
I agree something plain, but do you think pulling in a small strip of glass with the plain tile would be over the top? I'm thinking something like this "origins glass" http://www.crossvilleinc.com/residential/gallery/kitchens#
    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 7:16AM
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riverdalereno
a glass tile would be nice ... I think i would just keep it all one tile and not add any pattern to distract from your really nice granite
    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 8:01AM
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Cathy Mills
Tan glass tiles, and if that back edge isn't one piece, I would take it off, and bring the glass tiles all the way down to the counter.
    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 8:13AM
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Erica Knapp Hubler
Relaxed Khaki from Sherwin Williams is my favorite wall color...it looks different in every house...here it is in a home I'm currently renovating
1 Like    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 8:16AM
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Lkristine
Here are a couple tile ideas, on either I would use a grout similar color to the actual tile so it doesn't look busy with your beautiful countertops. Also here is a link for a paint color that would look great too! .... http://www.ebay.com/itm/Subway-Marble-Glass-Blend-Mosaic-Tile-Backsplash-Kitchen-Bathroom-MBG802-5-pcs-/120974315502?pt=Tile_Flooring&hash=item1c2aa18fee http://www.glasstileoasis.com/p-13104-Tan-sold-by-the-box-Cream-Beige-Glossy-Glass http://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-us/paint-color/morningdew
    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 8:50AM
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annduncan
Thanks everyone! Great ideas.
    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 5:40PM
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carbary
Stainless back splash subway tile
    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 6:26PM
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carbary
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    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 6:30PM
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hoffycom
Check these glass tiles out!
    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 1:33PM
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hoffycom
Doing two rows of the smoke colored tile and the rest in the light chocolate color....
    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 1:35PM
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Classic Designs by Brook
Cream tumbled travertine with copper tile inserts to match your wonderful sink. Travertine i would stick to larger size so it is less busy .
    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 1:52PM
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