If you’re like me, the idea of doing a tile backsplash is overwhelming. I’m going to share with you this easy DIY backsplash that we did in our kitchen. You can literally finish this project in about an hour. We installed it so it’s temporary too! So it will be really simple to remove if we ever want to change it. It’s also perfect if you’re renting your home and want to add a little flair. You could also glue it up for a more permanent solution if you prefer.
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You only need a few items for this backsplash project:
Brushed Nickel Panels (This is the design we used. I’ll link to some other designs and colors below the post. These come in 18″ x 24″ panels. So you’ll need to measure and order the amount for your space.)
Now for the fun part!
Place your mounting tape around the edges of the back of the panels. I put a square on each corner and then one in between the corners on each side.
Peel the backing off of the tape. Position it on the wall the way you’d like and press around the edges to stick the tape.
The panels come with an edge to overlap one panel over another to create a constant flow of the design. Make sure that is the edge that will attach to the next panel.
When you reach an outlet or window, measure the space and measure it on the panel. Mark where you need to cut with your marker. Use your scissors or utility knife to cut the panels to go around your outlet or window. At the end of your space, just cut the panel to fit.
You’ll need to use the longer outlet cover screws for your outlet covers. The design on the backsplash is a bit raised. So it will push the cover out too much for the really short screws.
Keep going until you’ve covered your entire space.
It’s that simple! I told you it was an easy DIY backsplash!