Help me choose a backsplash for a kitchen in a Victorian home
Hello, I am renovating a 100+ year old Victorian home and need help with the kitchen. We have kept the cabinets as-is and will be installing an Imperial Danby Marble countertop. The hardwood floors were not salvageable so we have charcoal colored tiles in a brick pattern on the floor (with a little bit of warm rust on the tiles).
I am having trouble deciding on a backsplash- the Imperial Danby is quite a white stone but has streaks of grey/green and rust running through that really match the cabinets. I plan on painting the custom island a shade of ivory (and which will also have the Danby counter).
I like a subway tile because it is historically accurate to the home, but I am worried about too much brick pattern going on with the floors.
Also have considered a penny tile or hex tile, and maybe an accent mosaic tile area above the range (see attached basketweave tile).
I am leaning to white tile overall but am not convinced. Perhaps a dark grout would look nice and break up the "whiteness"? Just looking for some suggestions/comments, as no one does kitchens with these color cabinets anymore and I have lots of trouble finding inspiration!