Mirror was used everywhere in the house in the 1980s. Now it’s making a powerful comeback on kitchen backsplashes. Today’s mirror treatments are so diverse that it’s easy to find a fashion that can work in your home. From conventional to antiqued, mirror can add light, space and bling. Have a look at a few of those fantastic mirrored backsplashes to find out if one will fit in your kitchen’s design.
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Traditional. The mirrored backsplash inside this kitchen is simple, simple and stylish. A standard mirror was applied across the counter all the way to the base of the upper cabinets. Mirrored electrical outlet covers add a last touch for a cohesive appearance.
Antique. Mirror can be treated and aged to look classic, for a exceptional kitchen accent. Here the aged mirror backsplash has a darker hue and a finish.
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Subway tile. Subway tile has a classic look that’s become hugely popular. But if you want to go beyond basic white, mirrored tile might be the design you’re looking for. In this picture the mirror is secondary, because the tile lines produce a textured focus. This homeowner also took the mirror all the way into the ceiling, doubling the kitchen’s visual space.
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Framed. If you have a more conventional kitchen (or butler’s pantry, like in this picture), you can take the modern spin off a mirror by placing a frame around it. Have your contractor room the framing symmetrically, then paint or stain it in your cabinet color and just apply the mirror inside the frame.
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Diagonal. Lay 12- from 12-inch mirrored tiles together on the diagonal for a one-piece backsplash. Add a finial into the intersecting corners, as shown in this picture, for additional personality.
Mosaic tile. Ramp any kitchen design with mirrored mosaic tiles (tiles that are 1 inch by 1 inch) to create texture and pizzazz. Do not worry, you won’t have to place each and every tile on your backsplash. These very small tiles come on mesh backing for simple installation.
Partial. If you would like to try out a mirrored backsplash however are a cautious of going overboard, start out small. This designer included a mirror only behind the range. As soon as it’s sure to demonstrate a few spots, a standard mirrored surface is easy to wipe clean after meal prep.
Smoked. If you would like your kitchen to create a stronger statement, then use smoked-glass mirror instead of traditional silver mirror. Smoked glass gets more of a dark black or bronze cast to it. It is usually the same cost but has a very distinct, dramatic appearance.