We're tried of seeing the same old thing on kitchen walls. Granite is played out, slate is expensive, and mosaics are fussy. Subway tile is always grand, but we can do better.
Cue the mirror. It reflects light and color, expands closed spaces, and is glitzy without being over-the-top. It can be applied across a graceful, seamless expanse, or shaped into pieces to refract the view.
And to all the haters - mirror isn't that hard to clean, either!