Tile & Stone
I like it, but not with that cabinet color.
oh my god. if that was in my kitchen, I would have more reasons to go the take out route. that is pretty hideous.
Yikes. Looks like a rich old lady's sequinned blazer.
If the cabinets and countertops were black, or stainless, it could be cool. But there's too much going on in that room.
does not really fit with the rest of the kitchen, but could be real fun.
Hot -- if you're on acid!
I don't like it one bit but, if you're going to go that route, the entire kitchen needs to be more glammed up -black granite countertop, jewel-toned cabinets, etc. Then I'd respect it as a strong statement.
I like it, but I agree that it doesn't seem to go with the cabinets or counter. It's a little Liberace, but in the right context, it could be fun.
is this a joke?
Someone obviously put alot of time and thought into this......but sadly it will be a "negative" when it comes time to sell.
I like it, but I totally agree that the counter and the cabinets do not match it at all. They should have gone all out with it.
Yeah....mayyyyyybe with sleek black countertops, frosted glass cabinets with stainless accents. But here, ick.
wow thats gaudy... and i agree it doesnt look right with the cabinets and granite. i prefer something more simple backsplashes.
Wow, that is one of the most nonfunctional things I have ever seen in a kitchen. I assume these people have servants, or never use their kitchen.What's up with show kitchens? I don't get it at all.
It's a little over the top but it amuses me. I'd like to see something similar done in a more limited pallette to let the texture be the statement. It would be an interesting way to use found/recycled materials like tumbled glass.
kitchen backsplash, yes, THIS kitchen backsplash, no
I love the idea! I'm pretending the color choices were better and voting Hot! It would be really really cool if they'd picked mostly neutrals (to match the cabinets and countertop) with an accent color. Done in golds and greens this would be stunning.
I never knew you could bedazzle a wall!!!! BA!
I'd say a bit here about how garish I find it to be. But I fear I've been temporarily blinded...
This reminds me of a house, yes a house, that I saw that I see on the bus ride to Target. Too bad someone used colorful mirror tiles over brick...yuk!
It's not my tastes, but I could imagine it would look a hell of a lot better than it does if the other material choices were different- i.e. cabinets, counters...basically everything- think it needs a more organic environment...
Kudos to the owner for trying to be unique, but please hand her a pair of special help-me-coordinate-colors goggles. Just plain silver baubles would have been more than enough for a dramatic effect without the level of tackiness this atrocity exudes.
I agree with Tiamet. The idea is cool, everything just doesn't "go."
Perhaps if cabinets and countertop were bright white... otherwise it's butt ugly.
I kind of like the idea of it, so I voted "hot" -- but I agree that it's a bit garish with those colors and doesn't go with the existing cabinets and countertop.But I like it for itself.
this is the kitchen backsplash equivalent of an overly bedazzled pair of jeans worn by an aging middle age woman from beverly hills
What's with the tiny pulls?
Did Liza Minnelli explode in that kitchen?
Interesting idea, but as many posters have pointed out, doesn't go with the cabinets and countertop.
Hideous. Hideous. I'd have to take up serious drinking to deal with that every time I walked into the kitchen.
I love it....
A beautiful piece of art. I'd decorate around it.
oh I think I feel a headache coming my way! This is scary.
That image is triggering in my memory the aroma of....old lady perfume.
i love it too.. very fierce
I like the pattern and texture, but it would look much better with softer colors that complemented the cabinets. A range of whites and taupes would have fit in, mixed in with muted blues and greens to make it look like water, or muted reds and oranges to make it it look like fire coming off of the stove.
it's not so much the way it looks (I can't decide) but that it would provide ann sorts of places to collect the grease spatters that might happen if that stove were ever used.
I really like it!
I love it. The amount of detail pulls you in to examine it so you don't even notice the surroundings, which is the point of ART, right? It's in an unexpected place and took a LOT of time to create, it definitely gets two thumbs up. It's just too bad they can't take it with them if they move!!
I really *want* to like it. The colors and the materials appeal to a Stevie Nicks/Enya/Cocteau Twins/belly-dance costume aesthetic I kinda favored in the 90s, but I can't figure where the heck I'd be willing to see it in my home. Ever.Oh, and it COMPLETELY fails in combination with the counters and cabinets, but they're rather "meh" anyhow. Wonder what the rest of the home looks like.
I actually like it, just not in those colors. I would get rid of the black, maybe add more pastels like blue, green, and yellow. With the right colors, it could look like a waterfall.
ow, my face.
i like it. if it were in different colors i think it would have a cool aztec feel to it.
Liza Minelli's backsplash? Maybe better in a bathroom, not the kitch. Yes, I agree, it is very Beadazzled fabulous, like Nan's fancy going out to the dinner theater sweater which is why I'm finding it so endearing!...I just looked at it again, and I'm signing out because it's actually growing on me!
I think IT'S VERY COOL...it would be better, however, if the surrounding materials complimented it better.
The bead/glass work reminds me of Mardi Gras. It could work if the surrounding colors were more complimentary.
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