Tile Backsplash: To Paint or Not To Paint?

Tile Backsplash: To Paint or Not To Paint?

Regina Yunghans
Feb 19, 2013

Q: Hi! We are currently renovating our main floor, which is an open concept family room/dining room/kitchen. We changed the floor from beige carpet to dark hardwood, and changed the kitchen floor from tan linoleum tiles to dark grey/black porcelain tiles. We changed the wall color from a pea soup green (I know!) to a very light blue. The problem we have now is that the backsplash kind of clashes with the wall color. We don't want to tear the backsplash out right now, so we are wondering what options we have until we are ready to completely pull it all out and redo it:

The backsplash is made up of mosaic marble, I believe, with 2 glass strips at the top and bottom. Is it possible to paint/dye the marble? Or could we maybe cover it up with something fairly easily? Any suggestions are very much welcomed. The first pic is showing the wall colour, the second shows the backsplash.

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