There are plenty of ways to make a kitchen more durable without compromising on style. Marble laminate kitchen worktops, high-end appliances, and stainless steel sinks are perfect examples; they’re hard-wearing yet wouldn’t look out of place in a designer kitchen. But it’s a fine balance between functional and beautiful! One of the best ways you can make your space more capable of dealing with tomato sauce splashes and blender disasters is a kitchen splashback. But how can you keep your aesthetic whilst protecting your walls? Find out more with these styling tips.
A lot of people think a splashback should be separate from the worktop. But why? There are no rules when it comes to kitchen design, and some of the best splashbacks we’ve seen are simply an extension of the worktop! Matching your materials looks contemporary, chic and turns your splashback into a classy design feature. For example, if you have the black sparkle gloss top, continue it up the wall with the black sparkle splashback without a pause, creating a seamless transition that looks like an all in one feature.
Your splashback doesn’t have to fade into the background. In fact, it can become a design feature if you style it properly! A bold splashback is a brilliant way to add interest to a kitchen and instantly lift the aesthetic of the space. You don’t have to go over the top; a simple but stylish marble splashback will work wonderfully. Or, if you’re looking to be a little more quirky, try a bold pattern or colour that contrasts with the rest of your kitchen.
A splashback that abruptly finishes and is surrounded by nothing but a painted wall can look a little out of place. You can help blend the tiles into the space with a floating shelf. At the top of your splashback, add a floating shelf in a complimentary colour. Not only will this add a designer feel to your space, but it’s also very functional and gives you an extra storage spot.
You probably won’t be surprised when we tell you that here at Savoy Timber, we’re big fans of timber cladding splashbacks! They bring a cosy feeling to the kitchen and have a more rustic feel than other options, bringing a lot of warmth into the home. If you do opt for timber cladding, be sure to use a durable paint finish in a dark colour that’s easy to wipe down. If you can do that, your wood should wipe down just as well as any other material and keep your walls clean and protected.
These are just some ways you can style your kitchen splashback, but they should get your creative juices flowing! If you could do with a little more inspiration, be sure to check out our range of splashback and worktop materials. You can shop them online or come into one of our DIY stores in Preston, Wigan, or Blackpool where our team will be happy to help you find the perfect look for your kitchen. We look forward to seeing you!