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6 DIY Rustic Backsplashes For Your Kitchen

Backsplashes can totally change the look and feel of a kitchen. So, if your looking to makeover your eating room instead of replacing and changing everything, you may want to add a backsplash instead.

And today we’re all about that rustic, homey feel. Some country-flavor and organic appeal are great themes for a kitchen and there are several great options to try and create yourself! Try out one of these DIY Rustic Backsplashes and give your kitchen a face lift this week!

1. Shipping pallets add support.

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It’s cheap and easy! Use old shipping pallets (or even some salvaged wood) to create a backsplash with a rustic vibe. This will most certainly blend with a variety of color schemes while still adding a bit of pop.{found on designsponge}.

2. Stones add texture.

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This may be my favorite choice, because I’ve always been a fan of stones and rocks! If you happen to run across an easy tutorial, this is a perfect rustic choice that is still very chic. It adds texture and surprise to your walls without being overbearing and still staying very organic.

3. Green tiles are pretty too.

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Yes, green. Green evokes nature and soothes. But at the same time mixing it in a wooden decorated kitchen with an already rustic vibe takes the entire room up a notch and will add a punch of style.{found on dwell}.

4. Chicken wire works!

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Using chicken wire as a backsplash will probably be your easiest choice in terms of doing it yourself. And it’ll probably be your safest choice in terms of sticking to a rustic appeal. You can’t go wrong with chicken wire!

5. Glass pebbles.

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For a more upscale rustic edge, try glass pebbles. This is a great DIY to work from and you can find these little cuties in any color you’d  need! Use more or less, be creative!

6. Burlap is brilliant.

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Everyone who loves rustic vibes, probably loves and uses a lot of burlap, considering its versatility. And this burlap backsplash, printed with favorite recipes, is not only adorable but very country-chic!{found on diynetwork}.

All of these backsplashes have the ability to been done by yourself without spending too much or having too much know-how, but then again if you really don’t trust your hands at your kitchen makeover call a specialist! But stick to your rustic vision, don’t go over-the-top if you want something serene and full of that vintage, organic ethos.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on June 25, 2012

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Grace Lynne Fleming
From the outskirts of Nashville, I couldn't imagine calling anywhere else home. Graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a B.A. in Communication, I'm a lover of words.

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