A kitchen splashback is a cost effective and effortless way to transform the look and feel of your kitchen. The most common choice is tiles but you can choose from glass, wood, steel, stone and a variety of other materials. Here are a few of our favourite splashbacks.

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  • Classic white

    Classic white tiles look great with a wooden sink and neutral accessories.

    Image: Armelle Habib

  • Pressed tin panels

    Pressed tin panels will give a heritage feel to any kitchen.

    Image: Pressed Tin Panels

  • Bricks

    Grey bricks add a sense of rustic charm to this space.

    Image: House and Garden

  • Subway tiles

    Subway tiles are modern and low maintenance. A quick wipe and they are grime free.

  • Wooden splashback

    If you’re looking for something a little bit out of the ordinary, try a wooden splashback. These will require quite a bit of TLC to keep them in tip-top shape.

    Image: House to Home

  • Aqua

    Aquamarine glass subway pop against an otherwise all-white kitchen.

    Image: Houzz

  • Distressed wood

    Turquoise wooden planks have been distressed to give the kitchen a relaxed beach-house feel.

    Image: My Hunter Gatherer

  • Mosaics

    Multi-coloured mosaic tiles give the kitchen an exotic, Middle Eastern feel.

    Image: Topps Tiles

  • Red tiles

    Add drama and pizzazz to your kitchen with vibrant red tiles.

    Image: Kitchen Building

  • Chalkboard

    A chalkboard splashboard sets a playful mood in the kitchen.