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How Kitchen Mosaics can breathe life into your cooking space.

(3 min read) Mosaics are a beautiful and unique way to elevate a living space and kitchens are often one of the best places for some artistically tiled titillations. Mosaics are the perfect home accents and come in a huge range of forms. They are a gorgeous way to infuse some more life into your cooking and dining, from sultry, matte stonework to the most colorful glass and marble murals.


1. Bring some style into your cooking with a mosaic kitchen backsplash

Backsplashes are an essential way to catch rogue sauce squirts and grease spatters, but who says they need to be entirely utilitarian? A backsplash offers a large, smooth space that, with the right mind-set, can be considered your very own blank canvas!

Tile mosaics are both easy to wipe and are sure to enrich the heart of the home with a creative touch. Whatever your style, a classy mosaic can fit the bill to bring even more flavor into the heart of the home. Try a delicious mosaic fruit mural or a cozy stonework kitchen backsplash design.

Here are some gorgeously innovative kitchen backsplash ideas to get your creativity flowing!

Beautiful swirling kitchen mosaic backsplash.
This swirling geode design can add sparkle to any backsplash.

simple and fruit themed kitchen mosaic backsplash
Try a delicious fruity display to add some extra flavor to your cooking.

Food themed handmade kitchen mosaic backsplash.
Food-themed mosaics are a gorgeous way to add some color to your cooking space!

Stunning and funky tree themed kitchen mosaic backsplash.
Try a funky aesthetic to add some bohemian vibes to your kitchen!

simple kitchen mosaic backsplash tiles.
If you prefer a more simple approach, go for a muted slate or stone mosaic backsplash.

Rural themed kitchen mosaic backsplash.
Rural farmhouse feel with a traditional animal mosaic kitchen backsplash.

Stunning and elegant kitchen mosaic backsplash that is colorful and funky.
Add some cultural vibes to any kitchen space with some lively, colorful mosaic décor.

2. Create separation and depth with an island mosaic

Your breakfast bar or dining table can be the ideal landmark to help add dimensionality to your kitchen. A repeated mosaic island on or underneath the table can serve as a beautiful separation between the culinary and dining areas, along with adding an eye-catching centerpiece to your room. A mosaic island is the ideal home accent for those looking for a simple and elegant feel. Try sumptuous repeated patterns and shapes, or a classy dual-colored mosaic to create a gorgeous effect.

Contemporary kitchen island that is vibrant.
Try a contemporary dining bar mosaic to draw some vibrancy and attention to your family’s eating space.

Subtle mosaic floor inlay centerpiece
A subtle centerpiece can make a world of difference to a mundane kitchen!

Beautiful pattern mosaic tiles
This gorgeous repeated pattern and the blue-hued island are the perfect separations for your dining area.

3. Mosaic cupboards and walls

There is no reason for plain cupboards… You can make the outside of your kitchen storage as exciting as the food inside it with a gorgeously personal mosaic mural. The endless design possibilities make mosaics an ideal way to achieve the aesthetic you want; whether a rustic, bohemian palace or a classy, modern motif.

Bohemian handmade mosaic for kitchen cupboard.
Get extra creative with a striking bohemian cupboard design with natural decals.

Subtle grey asymmetric mosaic tiles.
If you a simplicity lover; try a subtle grey asymmetric mosaic for a modern edge.

Van Gogh inspired kitchen mosaic backsplash.
Add some Van Gogh vibes with an artsy kitchen tile design.

4. Personalize with poster Mosaics

Reconceptualize the photo and poster effect by considering graphic tiling in your kitchen. This fresh idea is sure to have people of all ages smiling, and energize your dining space. Personalize tiles with family photos, quotes or popular culture references to make your kitchen feel like home. Say goodbye to cumbersome frames and messy sticky tape!

colorful and modern kitchen backsplash
Make your kitchen pop with these modern, colorful decals!

pop laced statement tiles for your kitchen backsplash.
Personalize your dining space with these pop-laced statement tiles. Mosaic by Linda Johnston.

Customized mosaic for your kitchen backsplash.
Make it extra personal with customized tiles with quotes and slogans!

Whatever your style, considering a mosaic addition to your kitchen is the perfect way to add some spice to the heart of the home. Share your favorite kitchen mosaic motifs below!


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75 Comments

  1. Viano
    May 20, 2020 at 4:42 pm — Reply

    Oh wow! These are all lovely. I particularly like the subtle grey asymmetric mosaic. Beautiful.

  2. Stephanie
    May 20, 2020 at 5:04 pm — Reply

    I like the pop of color that a mosaic can bring to the kitchen. The custom ones are really cute, too!

  3. Moshe Huberman
    May 20, 2020 at 5:30 pm — Reply

    Wow! I really like that you show how mosaics can be very modern, young and hipster.
    On the classic ones, I loved the blue floor mosaic with the kitchen island.

  4. KAYLIN VINES
    May 20, 2020 at 6:42 pm — Reply

    I absolutely love the tile floor or the pretty tile backsplash behind the stove. Such a good way to bring life into the kitchen.

  5. Amber Myers
    May 20, 2020 at 7:43 pm — Reply

    I would love a kitchen mosaic one day! It would brighten up the kitchen and maybe even make me in a better mood when I have to cook.

  6. Neely Moldovan
    May 20, 2020 at 9:05 pm — Reply

    The one riht above number 4 is my very favorite! So pretty!

  7. Evi
    May 20, 2020 at 9:30 pm — Reply

    Wow! some of them are really beautiful! I love the Mediterrenean style with small, flowery images, however, the modern options look incredible!

  8. Sam
    May 20, 2020 at 10:35 pm — Reply

    WOW…these are all so lovely and different! There is just so much you can do! It’s awesome…;)

  9. Veronika Sykorova
    May 20, 2020 at 11:01 pm — Reply

    Love the ones on the floor with the black kitchen!

  10. Darlene
    May 20, 2020 at 11:58 pm — Reply

    Some of those are amazing! Love the Starry Night backsplash!

  11. aisa
    May 21, 2020 at 12:17 am — Reply

    I love the designs for the mosaics! I would love to a mosiac piece in my kitchen but that is when I own my own place.

  12. Jamie Kennedy
    May 21, 2020 at 12:49 am — Reply

    I love this! I keep seeing a trend for a totally white kitchen, but I like some color and life in my home! I think the stone mosaic backsplash and the Van Gogh one are my favorites.

  13. Cristina Petrini
    May 21, 2020 at 3:13 am — Reply

    I think the mosaics in the kitchen space look decidedly more elegant, I love them. ^_^ d

  14. Hesper
    May 21, 2020 at 3:24 am — Reply

    Adding details like this to any part of the house is really interesting! It gives added style and it is so beautiful… <3 I also love to have this in my kitchen/dining.

  15. Raksha
    May 21, 2020 at 4:39 am — Reply

    Those kitchen mosaics looks spectacular. I love those patterns. We are currently building a house and we are looking at various options for the kitchen. Surely this will help me.

  16. Jordan
    May 21, 2020 at 6:38 am — Reply

    Oh, wow! I love the farmhouse and contemporary one. AND the cut-out floor pattern AND the Starry Night one… I have a European patterned floor tile in my kitchen and love it. Get lots of compliments!

  17. Marie Phillips
    May 21, 2020 at 8:10 am — Reply

    These are all pretty amazing, but I have to say my favorite one is the muted stone with stainless range hood. And I have never seen mosaic cabinets before! Totally cool!

  18. Jenaleigh
    May 21, 2020 at 8:13 am — Reply

    Love the artwork on these kitchen back splashes. We moved into a new house and my kitchen needs a whole lot of remodeling. You’ve given me some great ideas!

  19. Marta
    May 21, 2020 at 9:26 am — Reply

    Those all look very creative and intresting. I love the word tiles above the stove.

  20. Agnes
    May 21, 2020 at 10:20 am — Reply

    I love plain and anything minimal looking for a design in a mosaic for the kitchen. Thanks for the ideas!

  21. Jody
    May 21, 2020 at 10:24 am — Reply

    This is beautiful and great! Love the artwork

  22. Melissa
    May 21, 2020 at 10:41 am — Reply

    You are so right! All the kitchens without a backsplash are so boring. I love a fun mosaic tile. Your first example is my favorite.

  23. Ashlee
    May 21, 2020 at 11:11 am — Reply

    Wow, I love mosaics in the kitchen, but my mind is so blown, because I never thought of adding them to the kitchen island or to the cupboards! I love these ideas and the creativity!

  24. Krista
    May 21, 2020 at 11:48 am — Reply

    We are just finishing up a Kitchen Remodel and we have been talking about doing some type of mosaic in our backsplash. You just gave me a lot of beautiful ideas! I can’t wait to share them with my husband when he gets home tonight.

  25. Heather
    May 21, 2020 at 11:56 am — Reply

    I never thought about putting a mosaic on the backsplash. That is a genius idea!

  26. Ave
    May 21, 2020 at 1:41 pm — Reply

    I really like the idea of using mosaics in the kitchen. I think I’d go with the muted slate or stone mosaic backsplash. But I do love the mosaics on the floor too.

  27. Krysten Quiles
    May 21, 2020 at 1:51 pm — Reply

    I adore the one under the island, it’s beautiful! What a great way to add a splash of fun.

  28. Tara Pittman
    May 21, 2020 at 2:29 pm — Reply

    Such amazing works of art. I would love this type of backsplash in my kitchen.

  29. Nina Bashaw
    May 21, 2020 at 3:08 pm — Reply

    All of these are really fun and unique ideas for your kitchen. I personally love the simple and clean look for my kitchen!

  30. Natalia
    May 21, 2020 at 3:42 pm — Reply

    These kitchen mosaics look really spectacular. I’d love to have one in my own kitchen, too! 🙂

  31. Mac
    May 21, 2020 at 4:01 pm — Reply

    Kitchen mosaics can be so creative and invigorating. I would like to install something like that in my home.

  32. Steph
    May 21, 2020 at 5:13 pm — Reply

    Wow all these designs are so nice! It’s a game changer for sure.

  33. ashley
    May 21, 2020 at 6:27 pm — Reply

    Those mosaics are beautiful! We will be remodeling our kitchen later this year and I will definitely safe this as a reference.

  34. Michelle
    May 21, 2020 at 7:40 pm — Reply

    Wow! So many different styles! I need to update my own back-splash. Love all the options!

  35. Papa Jack
    May 21, 2020 at 7:56 pm — Reply

    This is so lovely! I think this will add to more of our cooking delight. Thanks for sharing these marvelous posts. More to come!

  36. Astrid
    May 21, 2020 at 8:07 pm — Reply

    Wow these are so creative. I really love the first one.

  37. Adrienne
    May 21, 2020 at 9:29 pm — Reply

    These are beautiful. The mosaics bring life and so much more!

  38. Bella
    May 21, 2020 at 11:35 pm — Reply

    Oh wow, these are so pretty!!!! I love the fancy tile on the floor straight goals

  39. Di Hickman
    May 22, 2020 at 12:41 am — Reply

    Wow these are very creative. Not my style though. I prefer minimalist and understated, these seem a little busy for my tastes. I like the mosaic floor one the most.

  40. Bree
    May 22, 2020 at 1:20 am — Reply

    These are all so beautiful! I can image these being displayed in some very beautiful kitchens! Love the artistic nature of the mosaics 🙂

  41. E.
    May 22, 2020 at 1:35 am — Reply

    Oh Wow! it is quite amazing and helpful….just love these they all designs looks so attractive….your ideas are amazing.

  42. Sushmita
    May 22, 2020 at 2:48 am — Reply

    I am inspired by the pop lace tiles! This is so good! <3

  43. Lovely
    May 22, 2020 at 3:03 am — Reply

    What a beautiful kitchen! I love the pictures and color in it.

    xoxo
    Lovely

  44. Priya
    May 22, 2020 at 3:17 am — Reply

    There are some great designs here. It’s so difficult to choose,maybe I will go with the
    one which has quotes on the tiles!

  45. Jay Aguirre
    May 22, 2020 at 4:14 am — Reply

    I love these designs. I think the kitchen is the part of my house that I care most about, and I want to make sure it looks unique and beautiful like this.

  46. Advencha
    May 22, 2020 at 6:24 am — Reply

    very very nice! your kitchen will never be boring with this style. I love how you mentioned that it gives life to the kitchen, because it surely does!

  47. Vlera
    May 22, 2020 at 7:49 am — Reply

    Oh God, I was thinking to change all the kitchen in mo house, and thanks for this wonderful post, I’ll take ideas here for my new kitchen

  48. CA
    May 22, 2020 at 8:11 am — Reply

    I enjoy cooking lately, and I really want a full-functioning kitchen. And when I’ll have one, I’ll definitely go for the muted slate or stone mosaic backsplash sample that you have shown.

  49. Melanie williams
    May 22, 2020 at 8:32 am — Reply

    WOW I would have never thought about this, but it is a great idea. the tree looks lovely x

  50. Marysa
    May 22, 2020 at 8:51 am — Reply

    I love those backsplashes! It is nice to have something like that, that is both beautiful and functional.

  51. Rose ann sales
    May 22, 2020 at 9:22 am — Reply

    It all looks so amazing! I love those tiles in the wall it’s looks so artistic and colorful.

  52. Catherine
    May 22, 2020 at 12:28 pm — Reply

    I always wanted a mosaic backdrop in my kitchen. These are beautiful ideas and inspiration. Hopefully one day I’ll be able to do so!

  53. E.W.
    May 22, 2020 at 12:57 pm — Reply

    The kitchen seems very nice, the style and design is beautiful. Really well said, the addition of mosaic is the perfect way to add some spice to the heart of the home.

  54. India
    May 22, 2020 at 1:18 pm — Reply

    Wow, those mosaic cupboards and walls are true works of art! Breathtaking!

  55. Liv
    May 22, 2020 at 4:29 pm — Reply

    Sometimes you don’t know how things will turn out until you give it a try. I’ll definitely try the kitchen top design on to see how it changes the look in our kitchen.

  56. Holly
    May 22, 2020 at 4:33 pm — Reply

    I would love the muted slate. I think the others are too busy for my taste, though.

  57. Fatima Torres
    May 22, 2020 at 5:54 pm — Reply

    I’m loving these touches to kitchen spaces using mosaics. I love the backsplash ones best.

  58. Theresa
    May 22, 2020 at 9:05 pm — Reply

    WOW! I love the pictures of all the mosaics. Now I’m going to have to do that to my kitchen, lol. It really is beautiful though, so thank you for sharing.

  59. Sel Tween
    May 22, 2020 at 9:06 pm — Reply

    I never thought of designing our kitchen! These mosaics are so colorful and bright, I love it.

  60. Papa Jack
    May 23, 2020 at 2:20 am — Reply

    I cant stop appreciating this wonderful work of just a person but totally magnificent artwork.

  61. Lovely
    May 23, 2020 at 4:17 am — Reply

    The design is so beautiful! The design is really wonderful! Maybe I would try this someday.

    xoxo
    Lovely

  62. Jackline
    May 23, 2020 at 4:27 am — Reply

    These are wonderful ideas for using mosaics in the kitchen. They def. add chatacter.

  63. Nina Bosken
    May 23, 2020 at 5:36 am — Reply

    These are such cool ways to add some color and character to your kitchen! I love the idea of a small mosaic backsplash. It’s such an easy way to add some fun into your kitchen!

  64. Trisha Mishra
    May 23, 2020 at 6:10 am — Reply

    I love mosaic and having it in the kitchen is a great idea. Little pops of colour can break the monotony.

  65. Harshi
    May 23, 2020 at 8:55 am — Reply

    So unique, we totally love the idea of mosaic work even in the kitchen! Looks so neat.

  66. Chantal
    May 23, 2020 at 11:26 am — Reply

    These designs are amazing. I love looking at beautiful art and this would definitely make the cooking space worth it!!!🤗

  67. Kristyn
    May 23, 2020 at 2:49 pm — Reply

    I love the intricate detail that these have. And I also love the personalized touches like the last one. Very sentimental!

  68. Renata
    May 23, 2020 at 4:36 pm — Reply

    Some of them are a bit much for me but there are definitely some pretty ones also like the one with the kitchen in the middle with the flowers 🙂

  69. Myrah Duque
    May 23, 2020 at 11:08 pm — Reply

    Mosaic gives so much character to any area. The design of the kitchen is perfect.

  70. blair villanueva
    May 24, 2020 at 3:41 am — Reply

    Wow these kitchen mosaic are very artistic! It also gives charm and character to every home.

  71. Anna Love
    May 24, 2020 at 6:42 am — Reply

    What a cute idea! I haven’t seen such tiles, but really cool.

    x0x0,
    Anna

  72. May 24, 2020 at 10:11 am — Reply

    Amazing and so helpful designs! You are a pro, I really enjoy reading your posts.

  73. Laura Schwormstedt
    May 26, 2020 at 8:58 am — Reply

    Mosaics can really make such beautiful kitchen splash backs that can also represent something or have a custom touch to your kitchen space – love it

    Laura x

  74. Maxim Dsouza
    May 29, 2020 at 1:54 am — Reply

    These designs are so catchy. Made me rethink my kitchen now 🙂

  75. David Elliott
    May 29, 2020 at 4:42 am — Reply

    Those are some amazing mosaics there. I know I love the one with the tree in the kitchen. It’s just so beautiful. Definitely a way to spruce up the area.

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