Farmhouse Kitchen Backsplash featuring Mineral Tiles' glazed ceramic tiles

The white subway tile is a very popular backsplash option for the kitchen as well as the bathroom. Even though it may be referred to as a ‘staple’ for any kitchen, you can still choose to easily replace it with other intriguing tile backsplash ideas. So, if a subway tile is too old-school for you, these other alternatives will truly bring a classic, timeless, and seamless vibe. Let’s get inspired with these 5 backsplash tile ideas that are equally charming and affordable.

Vintage Distressed Picket Tile

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These glossy rustic picket tiles can make a subtle statement on the backsplash of your kitchen as well as the bathroom. This is an easy way to add a sense of visual interest and dimension to the walls without the precision of subway tile installation. These backsplash tiles can either be stacked horizontally on top of each other or vertically - depending upon your style and the illusion you’re aiming to create.

Glazed Ceramic Tile

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If you prefer a minimalist, contemporary, or coastal design style - it’s ideal to choose these glazed ceramic tiles that play seamlessly, are versatile, and are timeless. These tiles are versatile and can work for any color palette and decor. The glossy and smooth finish of the tiles can add a beautiful luster to the walls and give your kitchen a perfect luxe look. Moreover, they’re easy to install and maintain. 

Herringbone Mosaic Tile

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The herringbone pattern is a great alternative to subway tiles. It tends to add visual interest and dimension to the walls while creating an interesting pattern. So, if you’re fond of a unique appeal without making your kitchen look old-school with subway tiles - this is one of the best ways. The glossy finish can further help with easy cleanability and easy maintenance in high moisture areas such as bathrooms, kitchens, or laundry rooms. 

Hexagon Mosaic Tile

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The hexagon porcelain tile can add color and texture to the kitchen or bathroom walls without overwhelming them. This porcelain tile alternative to white subway tile can beautifully create a timeless and cohesive appeal for any interior design style, decor, and color palette. These hexagon tiles are available in various colors, finishes, textures, and sizes to complement your space and style. And since they’re easy to install - you get the best of both worlds.

Basket Weave Mosaic Tile

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Creating an intriguing basket weave tile pattern, this easy-to-maintain tile doesn’t require any sealing. These porcelain backsplash tiles have mesh backing for easy installation - hence, quite an easy product to style as compared to the subway tiles. They equally create an enchanting look and can add much-needed visual interest to your kitchen as well as the bathroom. You can even choose to use these mosaic tiles in shower areas, fireplace surround, and accent walls.

Need help to find the perfect alternative to subway tile for your home? Did you like any of the above-mentioned options? Well, you can get in touch with one of our team professionals for assistance and we’d be very happy to help you! 

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