How much of an oops is this backsplash layout
Just had a backsplash installed 2 days ago, grouted 1 day ago... final coast of sealer going on tomorrow.
I realized I made a mistake in how I told the contractor to space accent tiles in my backsplash... the original plan was to place every 3rd joint but I laid the pieces out & placed accents every other joint. How do you think it looks the way it was put in? Does it look fine? Good? Bad? Though I know it would be alot of work, should I consider redoing the whole thing? (Ignoring expense as a factor... I can absorb it if need be.) Would the every 3rd really look that much better (it would be 4 total tiles on the stove wall) than every other or am I just getting hung up because I'm kicking myself for my flub?
Also, I realize the accent tiles are on the higher side. I kind of wish they were a little lower. We had a tricky space under the kitchen window - only 5". I originally wanted a straight row with a pencil then diagonal above but that 5" was going to be really awkward with the amount of space that would be above the bottom row, even if I didn't put a pencil liner in between bottom row & upper diagonal section. I decided just to do the 4x4 tiles on the diagonal all the way from the top to the bottom to more easily deal with the space under the window & to keep things on the simpler side. Deciding that, we had a choice for where to align the accent tiles. We went with the higher joint because it was in the same plane as the outlets...I think under the outlets would have looked awkward. I am realizing today (if only it had crystallized in my mind before Monday) that I could have done perhaps a 2" straight row then put diamond directly on top of that ... that would have brought the accent tiles lower & probably worked ok under the window (though I'm not sure about that either.) But maybe being a little higher is just fine?
So thoughts on the spacing of the accent tile both in terms of spacing between on the horizontal & height on vertical?
Am I crazy to consider redoing it all? Are these minor issues & likely only I see these things as potentially meaningful flaws? Also concerned about tearing out & possible damage to the everything else (counter, cabinets, appliances) all of which are just 6 months old.
(Ignore missing door... it is being replace)