Natural Stone Tile Backsplash Ideas You’ll Love

natural stone tile backsplash
Posted On July 7, 2022

Why not create your kitchen with natural stone backsplashes? Is it a wise decision? Why? Yes, these are gorgeous, timeless, and have a great character in any kitchen. When selecting a natural stone tile backsplash and floor for the kitchen, you can choose between aesthetic options and practical floor tiles. We have an edit of nine ideas to pair your natural stone backsplash with our kitchen floor tiles.

So let’s look at some kitchen stone backsplash ideas and get inspiration for your stone tile backsplash kitchen!

1. Honed Limestone Kitchen Tiles

Britannia Honed Limestone Tile 12×12, Country Floors

When it comes to natural stone kitchen backsplash design ideas, natural stone backsplash mistakes can be avoided by customers undertaking a kitchen renovation. Initially, people opt for granite countertops and get stuck with the backsplash and kitchen floor tile. Of course, the most popular classic kitchen renovation features polished granite counters and subway tiles backsplashes. However, a honed limestone tile is a perfect choice when it comes to a traditional kitchen with matte finishes. Honed limestone has a matte finish and doesn’t look dull for a modern kitchen. Honed limestone is an intelligent design approach for your kitchen to look rustic.

Honed limestone floor

Stone tile is very welcoming to the heart of the homeroom – the kitchen. A honed limestone floor like this Britannia Honed Limestone Tile 12×12 can bring warmth and character to your kitchen and house.

Honed limestone backsplash

Pair your kitchen limestone floor with this beautiful limestone backsplash tile, Britannia Honed Limestone Tile 3×9. Its soft, warm neutral tones will add authentic character to your kitchen.

2. White & Gray Kitchen Tiles

Image: Avalon, Glacier, Snow White Multi Finish Devon Marble Mosaic 12 1/2×12 ½, Country Floors

Make the most of one stone in different colors or shades like white and gray tiles, like these examples. The kitchen will have both drama and clean lines with this look. A perfect matched stone floor and walls serving as a backsplash will add a pleasing feel and look to your kitchen. A small kitchen will be enhanced with the same white and grey stone tile materials while maintaining the inherent structure and a delicate appearance.

White & gray floor

This 3D white and grey marble floor – Snow White, Avalon Multi-Finish York Marble Mosaic 11 15/16×11 15/16 – will enhance your room and kitchen backsplash.

White & gray backsplash

A grey stone backsplash kitchen can look chic, especially with white tile. For grey and white stone backsplash kitchen ideas, this diamond chequer board white and grey marble backsplash – Avalon, Glacier, Snow White Multi Finish Devon Marble Mosaic 12 1/2×12 1/2– sets off a wall and looks stunning as a bathroom or a kitchen backsplash.

3. Premium Look Kitchen Tiles

Image: Skyline, Snow White Honed Ponte Marble Mosaic 14 5/16×14 5/16, Country Floors

Go for Elegance with a Marble Mosaic. Choose a marble that makes a statement for the kitchen in your home. Refined marble will last decade after decade. These marble kitchen mosaics look unique when accented with cabinet handle details like chrome or gold.

Premium look floor

A kitchen design will be transformed by a luxury premium look floor, like these Chevron Skyline Vein Cut Honed Marble Waterjet Decos 13×10.

Premium look backsplash

When you need to create style for kitchen walls, a striking, elegant backsplash like this Skyline, Snow White Honed Ponte Marble Mosaic 14 5/16×14 5/16 looks stunning.

4.3D Look Kitchen Tiles | Trompe-l’œil

Image: Snow White, Diana Royal, Allure Polished Steps 3d Marble Mosaic 14 9/16×14 15/16, Country Floors

Inspiration for kitchen backsplash stone tile ideas doesn’t come much better than this 3D tile, especially if you are looking for something different from the standard white stone kitchen backsplash. Design tile in a 3D look kitchen floor contrasted with a small 3D stone backsplash looks fantastic and stylish. Try a distinguished light and dark color 3D look backsplash with dark or white cabinets. These elements create a cohesive design. The different 3D colors of the stone can work well with dark or light stone countertops. The more textured stone wall adjacent to the backsplash if you want to break up the formal look of a 3D tile illusion.

3d look on the floor

3D look tile, known as trompe-l’œil, was historically used in grand homes and stately buildings dating back to Roman Times and is now revived for the modern home. With advances in technology like waterjet machines to create these stunning 3d floors, just like this Snow White, Diana Royal, Allure Polished Steps 3d Marble Mosaic 14 9/16×14 15/16.

3d look on backsplashes

Combine a stunning 3D look backsplash for a visually appealing kitchen backsplash like this Snow White, Diana Royal, Paradise Polished Diamond 3d Marble Mosaic 15 3/8×13 ¾.

5. Beige Kitchen Tiles | Stay neutral

Image: Diana Royal, Snow White Multi Finish Stars Marble Mosaic 14 3/16×14 15/16, Country Floors

To warm the kitchen select the backsplash carefully to see if it’ll be cold or warm or fresh and inviting—Stone backsplash. The stacked stones in varying neutral browns and beiges provide an attractive backdrop. I’m confident everyone will gravitate towards this type of thing if they like it.

Beige kitchen floor

A beige floor is not dull like our Diana Royal Honed Marble Tiles in 24 x 24 size. A beige marble with creamy beige tones.

Beige kitchen wall tiles

Beige has made a design comeback. So if you are looking for stone backsplash ideas for kitchen, then beige is a safe bet! With a light air stone kitchen backsplash that is easy to install, a  neutral beige stone backsplash can be easily achieved. What better way to add that conscious connection to nature; than natural stone in a neutral color like beige. This beige marble backsplash Diana Royal, Snow White Multi Finish Stars Marble Mosaics | 14 3/16×14 15/16×3/8 | has a lot of interest as a kitchen backsplash tile.

6. White & Beige Kitchen Tiles | A Natural Pairing

Image: Diana Royal, Snow White Multi Finish Raya Basket Marble Mosaic 11 13/16×12 3/16, Country Floors

Kitchen natural stone backsplash designs, in beige and white tile like these below that combine marble, can be paired with natural stone countertops and a luxurious marble floor. This backsplash offers a textured focal point.

White & beige floor

The subject of white and beige tile flooring in the kitchen is an elegant pairing, especially when used with matching countertops and floors, just like this Diana Royal, Snow White Multi Finish Steps 3d Marble Mosaic 14 9/16×14 15/16.

White & beige backsplash

Diana Royal, Snow White Multi Finish Raya Basket Marble Mosaic 11 13/16×12 3/16, is a chevron design tile in white and beige marble with a unique, timeless look guaranteed to add inspiration to your kitchen backsplash project.

7. Rustic Kitchen Tiles | Natural Raw Rocks

Image: Champagne Rock Face 1×2 Limestone Mosaic 12 5/8×12 5/8, Country Floors

Build an open-plan kitchen, an inviting and expressive space with rustic tile. A rustic stone backsplash incorporated into a kitchen design scheme can add greater dimension and depth when used in this way. Rustic backsplash possesses many qualities, including a unique look and texture.

Rustic stone floor

There is nothing more charming than natural stone tile, and when it comes to natural stone kitchen tile, a rustic-style floor will complement your stone kitchen backsplash perfectly like the Desert Cream Rock Face 1×2 Marble Mosaic 12 5/8×12 ⅝.

Rustic stone backsplash

A natural stone backsplash kitchen looks impressive with an added texture that creates that much-loved rustic charm to a kitchen. A white stone backsplash kitchen is great if you like light tones and neutrals. However, a stacked stone backsplash kitchen tile like this Champagne Rock Face 1×2 Limestone Mosaic 12 5/8×12 ⅝ is a stacked stone kitchen backsplash with character. When it comes to kitchen stone backsplash ideas, then a rustic stone backsplash kitchen is a great choice.

8. White Kitchen Tiles | Timeless White

Image: Avalon Rock Face 1×2 Marble Mosaic 12 5/8×12 5/8, Country Floors

White kitchen floor

A white kitchen tile floor has a timeless look. A white tile floor in the kitchen makes the room appear light and is an excellent investment for your house. Vary and mix materials like white marble and white stone or ceramic on the walls. Also, consider using white tile with texture and honed or polished on the walls to add interest to an all-white kitchen, like our Avalon Polished Marble Tile 24×24.

White stone backsplash    

Stone backsplash for kitchen has made a comeback with folks wanting to use natural materials in the home for health and well-being. So when it comes to white stacked stone backsplash ideas, we think you will love this white stone backsplash mosaic tile: Avalon Rock Face 1×2 Marble Mosaic 12 5/8×12 ⅝. A significant change from usual ceramic tiles, these textural mosaic tiles will add a unique style to your kitchen stone backsplash. We love them with a raw natural rock look paired with a white natural stone floor to give light to any kitchen. A natural stone kitchen backsplash is the way to go if you love the earthy feel of stone tile. It is a luxury kitchen tile look to go for a  stone veneer kitchen backsplash like this, an easy-to-install tile.

9. Hexagon Kitchen Tiles | Big, Bold, and Beautiful

Image: Avalon Polished Hexagon Marble Mosaic 10 3/8×12, Country Floors

Hexagon backsplashes suit a modern kitchen. Paired with a stainless steel oven double-range with hexagon stone marble backsplash, create a fabulous bold look. You can bring it up to date with a hexagon tile on the kitchen floor and kitchen backsplash for kitchens of any style. Go big on the floor and a smaller format hexagon tile such as mosaic on the backsplash wall. Consider a matching countertop in a color marble that complements your kitchen wall and floor tile.

Hexagon marble floor

Get some inspiration from designers who love using our hexagon marble tile for the walls and kitchen floor. Crema Marfil Polished Hexagon Marble Waterjet Decos can be used on the kitchen floor and will match well with any kitchen backsplash stone you choose for your stone tile backsplash kitchen.

 Hexagon marble backsplash

A design pairing in big and small hexagon tiles looks impressive once installed. Suppose you are looking for less traditional ideas for your kitchen project. In that case, our hexagon marble backsplash like this one adds a bit of a change to a kitchen backsplash. Check out our Avalon Polished Hexagon Marble Mosaic 10 3/8×12, for example.

Q & A’s When Considering Natural Stone For The Kitchen

Is natural stone suitable for a kitchen backsplash?

Natural stone tiles are straightforward to install and maintain. Sealing the kitchen walls is not an extremely complicated procedure. It is even easier with the backsplash because the room is not required during its setting process.

Is the stone backsplash dated?

Natural stone tile can still perform at its best at all times and can last decades without requiring any maintenance. For example, rustic limestone kitchen flooring looks timeless. So if you choose: a stone subway tile kitchen backsplash, tumbled stone kitchen backsplash, black stone backsplash kitchen, brownstone kitchen backsplash, pebble stone backsplash kitchen, or faux stone kitchen backsplash to suit your budget or style; you cannot go wrong designing a kitchen with natural stone tile backsplash!

Do you grout natural stone backsplash?

Natural stone needs careful grinding. Grout fills holes with porous natural stone, destroying its appearance. The natural stone is first sealed using proper equipment as advised.

Is natural stone backsplash hard to clean?

A natural stone backsplash is beautiful, but a stone backsplash in kitchen installations can present issues unless sealed correctly. Luckily we have all top-of-the-range sealers to do the job!

Is natural stone suitable for a kitchen?

Absolutely! All kinds of natural stone backsplash for kitchen are a sign of good design taste and look fabulous as a kitchen backsplash with a natural stone floor.

Our Kitchen Design Tips: Bring the Outdoors In

Use your stone tile kitchen backsplash to match your kitchen floor tile. Your natural stone floor can also lead your kitchen design to the outdoors and outdoors. A natural stone backsplash and floor can look splendid and extended as the same stone to your house’s exterior. You do not need to be limited to natural stone tile walls. Look to your stone tile and use it as a principal design foundation wall because they represent the central interior core of your house. The kitchen gives an architectural and structural feel when used beyond the kitchen to other areas like the exterior. The result is powerful, natural, and texture. Designers love using this technique when designing a kitchen to unify the whole space.

Contact our expert team at Country Floors to discuss your kitchen design project. For kitchen backsplash, natural stone ideas and, inspiration, visit us in-store or receive samples to your door from our outstanding stock!

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