A sneak peek of my backsplash

sanjuangirlJuly 12, 2013

Here's a peek at my backsplash that's almost finished. We need to get all of the grout haze off and seal the grout. It's still a bit wet.

We're in the eleventh week of a reno that was supposed to take four. The end is in sight!

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cheryleb

Very pretty. The tile on the feature piece has a pearlescent look to it. I read an article about choosing backsplash and the author felt you needed to make either the counter or backsplash the star so they don't compete. Your kitchen is a perfect example of why that is true. Lovely.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 6:52AM
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MarinaGal

Beautiful!!!! I truly can't wait to see more!

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 6:59AM
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rkb21

So pretty!!!

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 7:54AM
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sanjuangirl

Thank you.

I was afraid to show my husband the Chrysanthemum piece before it was up for 2 reasons; the price and that he might object to flowers. He walked in from a business trip last night and looked and said "beautiful". It made me very very happy, since he is not typically effusive.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 8:14AM
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michelle16

I am going to be taking a trip to Artistic tile, can you give me the deatails about both tiles, the flowers and the small mosaic. They are beautiful together. Also the color- thanks! enjoy your new kitchen!

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 8:59AM
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cat_mom

Posted on your other thread, but it bears repeating: STUNNING!!

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 11:49AM
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kaysd

That is beautiful!

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 12:35PM
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sanjuangirl

Thanks! I'm excited. Here's how it looks this morning with the grout almost dry.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 12:44PM
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rosie

Your flowers ARE beautiful, and not just the usual thing, Sanjuangirl. I'm so glad your husband is pleased too.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 1:00PM
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ginny20

Wow! That's beautiful. Enjoy it.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 1:07PM
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sanjuangirl

Thanks Rosie, me too! ;)

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 1:09PM
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MarinaGal

Back to gush about the second photo you posted on this thread - I love the understated and elegant look. Stunning!

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 1:20PM
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sanjuangirl

Thanks Marinagirl. I was hoping for elegant and understated when I choose this back Splurge! ( I lifted that phrase from someone on GW, it surely applies here.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 1:30PM
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marti8a

That is beautiful. Love how it catches the light.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 2:24PM
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Holly- Kay

Wow again. I did comment on your other post but I just have to say again how stunningly beautiful your backsplash is!

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 3:35PM
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frugalnotstingy

WOW!!! I saw that one in one of the showrooms that I visited. Very pretty!

This post was edited by frugalnotstingy on Thu, Jul 18, 13 at 23:48

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 4:07PM
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sanjuangirl

Hi Michelle 16
Sorry I missed your question earlier. The center is Crysanthemum in Calcutta marble by Artistic Tile. The rest is oyster white mother of pearl in mini brick. They are both grouted with Snow White grout.

Thanks for asking.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 11:12PM
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Jbrig

Gorgeous! And it's always an added bonus when husbands appreciate those types of choices, too ;-)

    Bookmark   July 13, 2013 at 11:45PM
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