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Copper Backsplash

Posted by Milan Jara on 1st Jun 2019

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If you are looking to add a little shimmer to your kitchen, then this is the obvious pick. Copper not only beautifies your kitchen but adds value and elegance to it.

So many homes have embraced the copper backsplash to give their surroundings a glittering look. It brings a sense of homeliness and allure to every kitchen.

The interesting part of this is it makes your kitchen look classic, and you can spice it up to get either a rustic look or a modern style look.

There are so many ways you can use this copper backsplash to spice up the look of your kitchen and make it cozy.



How to Decorate Using Copper Backsplash

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Copper backsplash would make a great addition to your kitchen. Having copper utensils, and still using a copper backsplash would give your kitchen a bright look. With time, they even become more beautiful, and it also comes with charming appeal. This is because it would absorb air and moisture, thereby deepening its color, and making it have a more natural look.

Using a copper backsplash at the back of your gas cookers or stove would be the proper placement, making your kitchen have an expensive high-end feel.

Also, you can get creative using the copper backsplash as a decoration in your kitchen. Square pieces, circle pieces, and triangular pieces can be hung around different places in the kitchen to make it look unique from the regular. So, all you have to do is figure out which shape suits your kitchen well and use it. This would give your kitchen a striking shiny copper feel.



Things to Consider Before Decorating with Copper Backsplash

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Size of the Kitchen

This should be the number one feature to look into; the size of your kitchen would determine the number of inches to get. If you have a small kitchen, you might want to consider using it as just a backsplash behind the corner of your gas cooker.

If you have a bigger kitchen, you can use it as a backsplash, and still use it in small pieces to decorate your kitchen wall.


Before decorating, determine the color that would go well with your kitchen look. Copper backsplash is available different colors from light colors to deep brown colors, and also in several hues. So, depending on the type of color you want your kitchen to have, you can go for either color. If you already have too many bright colors in your kitchen, going for a deep shade of brown would that would be a contrast is the best option. This would compliment your kitchen and make it look more arranged.



Why Should I Use Copper Backsplash?

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Different Designs

One of the reasons why people use copper backsplash is because of its variety and look. Copper backsplash goes from a straightforward design to a complex design. The straightforward designs areusually just a simple piece of copper. This can be used when you already have too many copper pots or pans, and you don’t need an overly bold copper backsplash in your kitchen.

The copper backsplash can fit into any type of kitchen irrespective of what the dominant color is. So, if you have a kitchen with enough copper materials, and still want a copper backsplash, the simplest form of copper backsplash would be a right fit for your kitchen. This simple copper design can make all the difference in your kitchen. A plain copper backsplash creates an in-depth richness to your kitchen, and still not be overwhelming at the same time.

If you are looking for a more visual and elegant copper backsplash, they are also in abundance. Copper comes in different colors, designs, and textures. You just need to pick your choice carefully. When considering how interesting you want your copper backsplash to be, keep in mind the interior of your kitchen as well.

So many customizations can be made to a copper backsplash to fit into your kitchen. Since copper is a soft material, it can easily be manipulated. A little hammering can cause a dent, giving it a more unique look for the regular copper. Creating different dents at different places in the copper backsplash would create a more interesting visual, making it a unique piece of art.


Copper is obviously one of the softest materials, and it is appreciated because of its high durability. It can be used for a long period, without you having to worry about regular repairing.

As a matter of fact, copper becomes more beautiful with time. After it has been exposed to air and water, it gets these natural highlights on it, making your kitchen sparkle more.

Copper can withstand heat, and that’s why it is seen as one of the best backsplashes in any kitchen.


Getting a copper backsplash is not an expensive investment. Copper isn’t expensive, so depending on the layout are trying to achieve, this would determine how much you would spend.

A simple copper backsplash for your kitchen is very affordable, that is if you are trying to stay within a budget. Even if you want a more exquisite design, a copper backsplash with splatters of coppers around the wall would still not be expensive.

Easy Installation

Copper backsplash comes in large tiles, so, it isn’t going to be complex to install them in your home. Any homeowner with a little experience can carry this out in no time. All you need to do is simply use an adhesive backing to glue the copper to the wall.

If you then opt for smaller tiles, it might prove a little complicated to installbecause you have to cut, and measure so it can fit in; notwithstanding this, it can still be used as a DIY project.


A copper backsplash in your kitchen would come in handy when you splash any food or even oil, and it is very easy to clean. A simple wipe with water would leave it spotless and shiny. 

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