Photo Flip: Behold These Bold Kitchen Backsplashes

The kitchen backsplash presents an opportunity to bring color, pattern and texture to your space, and plenty of designers on Houzz have maximized this surface area in their work. From graphic tiles to aged copper and dramatic quartz, the possibilities are many.

Here are 62 standout kitchen backsplashes that you can use as inspiration for your own kitchen renovation. Click the first image to enlarge the photo, then use the right arrow to see the photos in slideshow format. Flip through and then tell us: Which kitchen backsplash would you most like to have in your home?

1. A patchwork backsplash of inlaid marble in soft colors complements the gold details that frame the cabinetry in this Toronto kitchen.

Backsplash: Tangram, Opus collection, Lithos Design

2. Blue, orange, cream and black tiles create a graphic splash against these elegant cabinets in a Chicago kitchen. The opposing side of the kitchen has a complementary rust-orange backsplash behind the range.

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4 Lafayette restaurants announce closures

Four Lafayette restaurants have announced their decision to close.

Mellow Mushroom will be closing its doors for good. No reason for the closure was given, however an employee did confirm the restaurant will officially close Sunday at 10:30 p.m. The pizza restaurant opened in 2014.

Guidry’s Reef in Lafayette has closed its doors for good. According to the restaurant’s voice mail message, the restaurant is closed due to family health problems and thanked the many customers and friends they made over the years. The restaurant opened in 1978 by Charles and Dennis Guidry.

Country Cuisine in Lafayette will soon be closing. According to an employee at the restaurant, the closing date will soon be announced and the reason for the closure is financial. The restaurant has been opened for more than 30 years.

Hurricane Grill and Wings on Ambassador Caffery Pkwy is no longer open and the Lafayette location on their website has been removed.