Out of the ABB Club (close enough anyway!)

lisa_wiNovember 13, 2012

After visiting 7 tile stores, looking at Ann Sacks, Sonoma, Jeffrey Court, and many others I finally made a decision on a backsplash for my green and cream kitchen. The project is not quite complete. I still need to rent a wetsaw to finish up the row right under the cabs and below the window plus find the matching caulk, but it might be a couple more weeks and I didn't want to wait any longer to post my reveal!

And the winner is:

Random Quartzite from Lowe's at about $9 a square foot! The grout is Polyblend from Home Depot in Butter Cream. The stone is enhanced as well.

The quartzite ended up being the perfect thing to tie all my colors together and still give me the warm, slightly rustic touch I wanted and it was very budget friendly! I love that I didn't pay any shipping and I can return what I don't use.

Here is a link that might be useful: My Kitchen Reveal Thread

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phiwwy

That is absolutely beautiful! I'm jealous that you're out of the club. I love what you chose. congrats and enjoy!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 12:57PM
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bcafe

I think it is perfect and at a perfect price!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 1:16PM
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breezygirl

Hooray for you! We here in the ABB club will miss you, but I'm sure A2 will be along soon to welcome you to the post ABB club. ;)

Great job!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 1:32PM
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rhome410

Nice! Good colors and a little reminiscent of brick (in a warm and homey way), but more elegant.

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 1:44PM
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susanlynn2012

I LOVE the backsplash and your grout choice that ties in so beautiful with the creamy cabinets. I am considering the Clique cabinets but need help in getting measurements for a quote. I love your kitchen and I know you will enjoy your kitchen for yours. I appreciate your posts in sharing updates and the kitchen reveal and where you bought the cabinets and backsplash.

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 4:44PM
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deedles

Elegant is the right word. That is the perfect backsplash! Beautiful, beautiful!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 5:20PM
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annsch

That is dynamite! You hit the nail on the head with that backsplash! Looks Fantistic. Congratulations! Enjoy!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 5:23PM
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badgergal

That is really nice. Love the colors. Love the stone. Your backsplash is both rustic and refined. It was worth all the searching you did. You definitly nailed it.

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 5:52PM
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herbflavor

that kind of slate feel to it really works with the black of the counters and hardware- good blending and love the texture.....I think yours was a tricky one to get right...fine job in the end.

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 5:53PM
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motherof3sons

Beautiful colors!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 6:44PM
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autumn.4

That looks great together! Would have never thought to use slate with painted cabs but wow - very nice! Enjoy.

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 6:59PM
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labbie

Beautiful! It's visually interesting without being too busy, and ties in everything nicely. Great choice!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 7:09PM
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smiling

So beautiful! I love both the grout color and that little vertical detail next to the stove. Congratulations on a home run with this one!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 7:54PM
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fouramblues

Can't imagine a better choice for your beautiful kitchen. Love it!!!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 8:02PM
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a2gemini

Breezy was right - Welcome to the ABB alumni club!
We are so proud of you and it looks absolutely stunning!
The colors look great in your new kitchen.
Congratulations on a job well done!

I have to go back and look at your link!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 8:05PM
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williamsem

Wow, it is the perfect blend of colors, great job!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 9:16PM
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tmy_jax

Very nice! Love the bs - even made a trip to Lowes tonight to see it in person!

Congrats! tmy

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 9:34PM
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art_teacher_mom

It's absolutely stunning!
Honestly, I wasn't crazy about 2 tone kitchens until I saw yours. I would take it in a heartbeat. Well done!

    Bookmark   December 4, 2012 at 1:24PM
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beachpea3

Great color choices - tied everything together so well! Enjoy your time in the alumni knowing that you made the perfect choice.

    Bookmark   February 7, 2013 at 11:48AM
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heidihausfrau

Gorgeous!

    Bookmark   March 21, 2013 at 11:42AM
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luvspringtime

Your tile voice was just perfect. You couldn't have done any better.
Can I ask you what sink you have. Is that a kohler whitehaven?

    Bookmark   May 9, 2013 at 9:39AM
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lisa_wi

It is a 30" Whitehaven in biscuit.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2013 at 3:23PM
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a2gemini

Exciting - Glad to have a new member of the ABS alumni club. Looks great!

    Bookmark   May 9, 2013 at 8:49PM
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buildinva

Beautiful!!!

    Bookmark   May 9, 2013 at 9:26PM
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