If you are looking to add an organic touch to your cooking space, consider a stacked stone backsplash. It is a rustic veneer made of thin stone slabs, which will protect kitchen walls from heat and spills. Even better, the protective facing is available in a broad range of stone varieties including quartzite and marble. And when it comes to gorgeous, rough textures, you'll find options that range from rugged and three-dimensional, to tumbled varieties that resemble hand-chiseled bricks. To find out if a stacked stone backsplash will work in your kitchen, take a peek at these stylish examples.
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Charcoal Gray Natural Quartz Stacked Stone Backsplash
This white kitchen by Details Home Services features a charcoal gray backsplash made of natural quartzite. The heat resistant backsplash offers a unique natural texture that you cannot get with ceramic or porcelain tile. Plus its lovely color picks up the gray and blue tones shown in the stone countertop.Continue to 2 of 19 below.
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Sleek Kitchen With Travertine Stone Backsplash
This travertine stone backsplash with natural hues adds warmth and contrasting texture to an otherwise sleek and contemporary kitchen done by By Design. Notice how the rugged feature wall throws focus to the smooth stainless steel range and matching oven hood.Continue to 3 of 19 below.
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Craftsman Kitchen With a Stacked Stone Backsplash
Craftsman-style kitchens typically feature sturdy cabinets made of cherry wood and colorful wall tiles. However, this cooking space by Designers Point puts a new twist on the classic style with a stacked stone backsplash in vibrant hues. The feature and the coordinating floor tile unify the cooking space.Continue to 4 of 19 below.
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Warm and Neutral Stacked Stone Backsplash
When it comes to color schemes, white kitchens are a popular choice for their everlasting style. But that does not mean you have to go with a cooled toned cooking space that feels chilly. This lovely kitchen by Arjay Builders combines rich and creamy cabinetry with warmly toned features in beige and brown. For instance, the fossilized limestone countertop, which looks stunning set against a neutral, stacked stone backsplash.Continue to 5 of 19 below.
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Modern Farmhouse Kitchen With Stacked Stone Backsplash
Not many of us can resist a modern farmhouse kitchen like this one by Ultracraft. We love how the design team combines pieces in contrasting textures for visual interest. The polished, black granite countertop draws the eyes toward the rugged stacked stone backsplash in quartzite.Continue to 6 of 19 below.
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Contrasting Stacked Stone Backsplash
More often than not, the best-designed spaces incorporate a surprising element. Instead of going with a bright white backsplash in this ultra modern kitchen, the interior designers at Sebring Design Build decided to make a bold and unusual statement with a stacked stone feature wall in charcoal gray.Continue to 7 of 19 below.
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Stacked Stone Backsplash in a Refined Kitchen
Add both beauty and durability to your kitchen with a stacked stone backsplash made of natural travertine. Here the beautiful matte stones in super-soft shades of tan and beige add a rough-hewed twist to a luxurious, traditional kitchen by Designers Point.Continue to 11 of 19 below.
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Stacked Stone Backsplash in a French Country Kitchen
French country kitchens like this beauty by Santa Cruz Kitchen and Bath always have a certain je ne sais quoi. Pairing the stacked stones with an oven backsplash featuring the French countryside strikes the ideal balance between rustic and refined.Continue to 12 of 19 below.
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Stacked Stone Backsplash to Match Rustic and Refined Materials
Just like tile, stacked stone works with a broad range of materials. Here Gilmer Kitchens combines the appeal of natural wood and the elegance of marble with natural, stone ledger panels.Continue to 13 of 19 below.
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Mini Stacked Stone Backsplash in a Traditional Kitchen
If full-sized stacked stone ledgers seem too big, you can still add that natural look to your kitchen with mini stone panels. Walker Woodworking installed a style called Arctic Golden in this cooking space. The backsplash pairs nicely with the dark wood cabinetry. It also picks up the gold and cream hues shown in the granite countertop.Continue to 14 of 19 below.
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Travertine Stacked Stone Backsplash
Travertine is a common natural stone that comes in a broad range of finishes from honed and tumbled to polished and chiseled. In this contemporary kitchen by Davis Design Group, a stacked stone backsplash makes a statement by showing off its naturally pockmarked surface.Continue to 16 of 19 below.
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Stacked Stone Backsplash in Onyx Slate
Creating the kitchen of your dreams requires the right ingredients. For this eclectic kitchen by HT Renovations, the list includes hardwood flooring, stained oak cabinetry, and a black ash granite countertop. But the frosting on the cake is the stacked stone backsplash in onyx slate that lends cooling contrast to the mix of warm woods.Continue to 17 of 19 below.
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Depth-Adding Stacked Stone Backsplash
Transitional kitchens combine traditional decor elements with contemporary features to create a space that feels both timeless and fresh. Interior designer Heather Garrett amps things up in this example with a stacked stone backsplash. It adds texture and depth to the small cooking space.Continue to 18 of 19 below.
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Stacked Stone Backsplash in Gorgeous Earthy Colors
A mix of multi-hued stones makes a striking backsplash in this kitchen by Teakwood Builders. The earthy colors coordinate beautifully with the black granite countertops and custom cabinetry. How do you keep the stones clean? In busy kitchens, cleaning experts suggest scrubbing with a soft-bristled brush once a week to prevent sticky build up.
Are stacked stone backsplashes expensive?
How long do stacked stone backsplashes last?
Stacked stone backsplashes can last decades and even longer when properly cared for. You should apply a sealant to the stone yearly for extra protection.
Why do people like stacked stone backsplashes?
Stacked stone backsplashes are a popular choice for their unique appearance and ability to add a sense of depth to any kitchen without compromising durability.