If there was ever a perfect name for something, splashback is it. It’s that area behind your stove, sink, or washbasin that gets splashed and needs regular cleaning to keep the grout in between the tiles from going grotty, as well as the tiles losing their sheen.
It’s one of the few areas in an apartment which you can change and get a lot of bang for your buck. You can actually do it yourself, if you remember to measure twice, get someone competent to cut once and use the right glue or fixings. And every time you cook or clean, you’ll feel pleased at making the effort.
Here are some fabulous ideas you can copy, or to get you thinking of something even more original.
These are like the old ceilings and walls in heritage buildings but you can get new ones in different designs at heritageceilings.com.au. Paint with high gloss and it gives a great different look.
There are another six stunning ideas on the following pages.