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18+ Budget Friendly DIY Backsplash Ideas

June 30, 2020

These DIY backsplash ideas are perfect for updating your kitchen. Simple enough to do yourself and incredibly budget-friendly, we found stylish options that will help freshen the look of any kitchen!

There are so many easy ways to change your kitchen if a full renovation is not in the cards. Why not start by changing up the backsplash? These totally budget-friendly DIY backsplash ideas are a great starting point! We LOVE our new kitchen, and we saved for YEARS to do a full renovation. But before we could afford to take care of totally redoing the kitchen, we took a few steps to make our kitchen more our style without spending a ton of money. We painted the floors, the cabinets, and yes, even the backsplash

Recently I gave my friend Thea's kitchen a total makeover. With a little bit of time and not a lot of money, we gave her outdated red tile a completely new look. Stenciling the tile was the perfect budget-friendly option and it looks AMAZING.DIY black and white stenciled tile

People were OBSESSED with this part of our project! They could not believe how stunning a simple and cost-effective DIY backsplash can be! I gathered some of my very favorite DIY backsplash ideas for y'all and am sharing them to give you inspiration to give your own kitchen a face-lift.

DIY Backsplash Ideas That Won't Break Your Budget

Laminate Flooring Backsplash by Bower Power. We love the laminate flooring in our home…and I love this genius use of it as a DIY backsplash! plank wall backsplash

Handpainted Slate Tile by Reality Daydream. This handpainted slate subway tile is an amazingly clever way to create your own backsplash for a fraction of the cost of real tile!

painted subway tile backsplash

Painted Tile Backsplash by A Beautiful Mess. I love this bright pop of color and the transformation from just painting the backsplash is amazing!

turquoise painted tile

DIY Whitewashed Faux Brick by Remodelaholic. A great tutorial on covering your existing tile, and you don't even have to be an awesome painter to complete this DIY backsplash!

DIY whitewashed brick backsplash

DIY Herringbone Tile Backsplash by My Blessed Life. This kitchen went from basic to awesome with this faux painted backsplash.

DIY chevron tile backsplash

DIY HERRINGBONE FAUX BACKSPLASH by A Beautiful Mess. Belive it or not, this dramatic backsplash is created by tracing a template and a marker! 

DIY herringbone backsplash

Chalkboard Subway Tile Backsplash by The Blooming Hydrangea. Draw your own tile with a chalkboard paint pen. Super easy and super cost-effective!

DIY subway backsplash

Vinyl Adhesive Backsplash by Being Mrs. Mcintosh. This renter-friendly DIY backsplash idea is GENIUS! It is so pretty and so simple. 

DIY patterned backsplash

Peel and Stick Tile Sheets by Mama & More. This kitchen got a dramatic update with simple stick-on tile sheets over old outdated tile.

DIY peel and stick backsplash

DIY DRIFTWOOD BACKSPLASH by Shanty 2 Chic. Change the look of your kitchen with this driftwood DIY. It is not hard but it does take a few tools. However, the end result is seriously worth it!

DIY driftwood backsplash

DIY Backsplash Wallpaper by Anita Yokota. This brilliant idea brings so much fun and color to a white kitchen! I LOVE wallpaper and using plexiglass behind the stove is genius!

DIY patterned backsplash

DIY Peel And Stick Backsplash Tile by At Home With Ashley. Cover tile you hate with this simple option DIY backsplash.

DIY tile backsplash

Stenciled Backsplash by Lovely Etc. All you need is paint, a stencil and patience to create this beautiful backsplash! 

DIY stenciled backsplash

Peel and Stick Subway Tile Backsplash by Tag & Tibby. Looking for a low budget backsplash option with a quick turn around time? These peel and stick subway tiles are low cost and only take a few hours to put up!

DIY white subway tile backsplash

Painted Subway Tile by Two Feet First. Under $30, it doesn't get much more budget-friendly than this DIY kitchen project!

DIY painted backsplash

From Ugly to Beautiful for Under $50 by Door Sixteen. This is the ultimate temporary fix to an ugly backsplash! 

DIY patterned backsplash

Inexpensive Plank Backsplash by A Beautiful Mess. This dramatic change took this kitchen from blah to amazing and it was easy to do on a budget!

DIY white plank backsplash

Aren't these options amazing? Even if it is a temporary fix (like these DIY self-stick tile backsplashes) until you can have the kitchen of your dreams, these easy projects will help create a beautiful kitchen you can live with. But they are also beautiful and can easily be a permanent project that won't destroy your renovation budget. For a fraction of the cost of retiling, you can simply create a DIY backsplash! 

Are you looking for more kitchen inspiration? Check out 10+ DIY Kitchen Makeovers That Will Blow Your Mind and The Best Paint for Kitchen Cabinets: 8 Successful Cabinet Transformations. You won't believe what can be done on a budget!!!

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