15 Easy-to-Make DIY Kitchen Backsplash Ideas You Need To See


The primary use of a backsplash is to protect the wall from spills and cooking-related accidents. Besides this it can serve as an aesthetic addition to the kitchen, becoming and instant focal point. There are many backsplash designs to choose from, depending on the materials and colors used. And if you wish to add a personal touch to your kitchen, you can even try to make some backsplash and thus save some money. Below, we have chosen 15 Easy-to-Make DIY Kitchen Backsplash Ideas that you can use an inspiration.

The following DIY projects are quite versatile and you will be amazed by all the possible materials that you can use for your kitchen backsplash. Check them out and choose which one you will try to. Follow the links below the photos to get to the full tutorials.

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DIY Kitchen Backsplash Out Of Old CDs

Old CDs can be re used to create versatile home decorations and one of them can be to create an eye-catching backsplash for your kitchen.

Full tutorial: bobvila.com

Wood Palette Kitchen Backsplash

Wooden palettes are one of the most popular materials when it comes to recycling projects, so why not add them into your kitchen.

pallet backsplash
Full tutorial: circadee.com

DIY Wine Cork Backsplash

When you open a wine bottle, you usually throw away the cork. But if you choose to collect them, you can use them to create a backsplash. Just glue the corks on a board and then attach the board to the kitchen wall.

wine cork backsplash
Photo via: createcraftlove.com

DIY Chalkboard Paint Backsplash

A pretty unique backsplash design can be the one with chalkboard paint. You will be able to write some quotes and recipes on it, or you can draw something interesting.

chalkboard paint backsplash
Full tutorial: astoriedstyle.com

DIY Mosaic Backsplash

Or how about you make a mosaic backsplash to beautify your kitchen?

Full tutorial: curbly.com

DIY Penny Backsplash

Another unique way to decorate your home is the penny decor. A shiny penny backsplash is a great choice for kitchen with wooden cabinets.

Full tutorial: penny.littlethings.com

DIY Mirror Backsplash

Besides pennies, you can create a shiny backsplash out of many mirror coasters.

Full tutorial: findingmymuchness.com

DIY Mason Jar Mosaic Backsplash

There are many ways to recycle mason jars and one of them can be to brake them into pieces and create a unique mosaic kitchen backsplash.

DIY Mason Jar Mosaic Backsplash
Full tutorial: realitydaydream.com

DIY Painted Backsplash

Another way to show how creative you are is to simply decorate the backsplash with some paint. Choose the colors you love and create some interesting pattern.

Full tutorial: movingtothecountryryanhomes.blogspot.ro

DIY Herringbone Wood Shim Backsplash

If you don’t like the usual tiles, you can use some herringbone wood shim for your kitchen backsplash.

Full tutorial: diypassion.com

DIY Glass Mosaic Tile Backsplash

Mosaic glass tiles can be used to create some random pattern and can be easily installed. Mix up the mortar, apply it with a trowel and press the tiles in. Keep going one row at a time.

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Full tutorial: ana-white.com

DIY Herringbone Faux Backsplash

If you are not able to add some tiles in your kitchen, then you can create some faux one, by drawing a herringbone pattern with a paint pen.


backsplash faux
Full tutorial: abeautifulmess.com

DIY Picture Frame Collage Backsplash

Another unique way to make a backsplash is to create a collage out of picture frames.

Photo via: diynetwork.com

DIY World Map Backsplash

And if you are a travel enthusiast you can use maps as a backsplash. They can be easily applied just like wallpapers.

Full tutorial: diynetwork.com

DIY Garden Stone Kitchen Backsplash

And one more way to do a kitchen backsplash is with the use of garden stones. Find out how to do it on the link below the photo.

DIY kitchen backsplash
Full tutorial: homestoriesatoz.com