Kitchen wall tile ideas – 10 stylish looks to give you instant design inspiration

Looking for some kitchen wall tile ideas for your next project? You’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re keen to re-do your backsplash or tile your entire kitchen wall with something new, we have plenty of gorgeous ideas and advice to help you make your final decision.



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Tiles provide the perfect decor for a kitchen space. Both stylish and practical, there’s a tile out there to suit any scheme, modern or traditional, patterned or plain, bold or subtle. They’re really easy to maintain, too, making them the ideal choice for a busy family home.

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‘Tiles really help to finish off a room,’ says Hamish Smith, Creative Director at Ca’ Pietra, ‘plus from a practical point, they’re great if you find you’re a messy cook!’

‘Often when it comes to using tiles in a kitchen, we find that it allows customers to really elevate their design. Whether it’s a chic marble metro tile to complement their shaker-style kitchen or a penny mosaic that really pops.’

1. Introduce subtle pattern

Wall tiles come in all shapes and sizes,

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Color inspiration for 2021 home decor, fashion, more – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

It’s that time again, the 2021 design trends and color palettes are here! Danielle Myers, ASID, RID, Proprietor of Elle Designs, joined us today with the design and color forecast for 2021. Here’s more from her:

Color direction in Interior Design is heavily influenced by many sources and often starts on the runway in fashion design and the environment that we live in. 

We then see it trickle into home interiors through paint colors, home furnishings and finish materials. 

We heavily rely on paint manufactures to forecast what’s to come, they tend to be 12-18 months ahead of mainstream consumers in their color trend forecasting.

2021 Paint Colors of the Year

  • PPG Paints is introducing 3 Paint Colors of 2021. Transcend PPG-1079-4,  Misty Aqua PPG-1147-3, & Big Cypress PPG-1062-5. They reflect on wellbeing, sustainability and human connection. Moving past fear, transcending our limitations and aiming for a more balanced world by connecting with our fellow humans with compassion and kindness.
  • Behr Paints has developed “The BEHR Color Trends 2021 Palette” composed of a curated selection of hues to create a desired mood that complements your style in any space. Calming, Subtle, Casual, Quiet, Optimistic, & Outdoors are all descriptive of
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When you miss gardening, turn to these books for comfort and inspiration

CORVALLIS – If you can’t garden, why not read about it? Books bring us comfort when the gloomy weather of winter is upon us. Even gardeners who love winter enjoy a good read.

Add a fire and a cup of tea and relax with one of these 11 books recommended by Oregon State University Extension Service horticulturists. There is something for every reader – a memoir by Hope Jahren tells the story of two scientists and their love for trees; Extension’s popular “Trees to Know in Oregon and Washington” is heavy with photos of both coniferous and deciduous trees; Olivier Flippi writes about the important subject of gardening in dry climates; and a book on short-season vegetable gardening is perfect for central and eastern Oregon gardeners.

Since we couldn’t seem to stop at 10, we’ve given you a list of 11. They’d make fine holiday gifts. Find them online, or check with your local library or bookstores.

“The Gardener’s Atlas,” Dr. John Grimshaw

“For gardeners who love to know the origin of all their favorite plants this is a gem of information. It probes into the history and origin of these plants and who discovered them. The author makes the

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Turn to gardening books for comfort and inspiration



a sign in the middle of a forest: Gardening and tree books can help while away the winter until spring returns


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Gardening and tree books can help while away the winter until spring returns

If you can’t garden, why not read about it? Books bring us comfort when the gloomy weather of winter is upon us. Even gardeners who love winter enjoy a good read.

Since we couldn’t seem to stop at 10, we’ve given you a list of 11. They’d make fine holiday gifts. Find them online, or check with your local library or bookstores.

“The Gardeners,” Dr. John Grimshaw

“For gardeners who love to know the origin of all their favorite plants this is a gem of information. It probes into the history and origin of these plants and who discovered them. The author makes the sharing of plant discovery since the 1500s very entertaining and educates the reader on how many of these ornamental plants were also used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes. The book is filled with excellent photos and maps of plant origins to support the storytelling.”

— Steve Reinquist, OSU Extension horticulturist, Douglas County

“Trees to Know in Oregon and Washington,” Ed Jensen, Oregon State University Extension Service

“I really like “Trees to Know in Oregon.”  It is a

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