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Kitchen Backsplash

  • August 8, 2016

blackledge76
blackledge76
blackledge76
blackledge76

Originally I was going to tile my kitchen backsplash but the pallet idea came to mind early one morning as I was waking up (as most ideas seem to appear). First, I brought home a few pallets I picked up at a local Home Depot dumpster. I cut the pallets into pieces and arranged them according to thicknesses. A day later my basement ended up flooding and I found all the pieces floating in the water. Thankfully I was able to salvage them. Next, I painted them alternating between 4 different colors. I used paint that was sitting in my basement rather than buying new paint. I then started to lay the pieces, counter to cabinet and used a circular saw to cut varying pieces. I used liquid nail to adhere the pieces to the drywall.

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  • What a fun update, and a great use of pallet wood! Your choice of paint color adds a lot of character to the space- definitely a nice touch.
    By RYOBI Nation, on August 12, 2016

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Kitchen Backsplash

by blackledge76
Aug 08, 2016

Originally I was going to tile my kitchen backsplash but the pallet idea came to mind early one morning as I was waking up (as most ideas seem to appear). First, I brought home a few pallets I picked up at a local Home Depot dumpster. I cut the pallets into pieces and arranged them according to thicknesses. A day later my basement ended up flooding and I found all the pieces floating in the water. Thankfully I was able to salvage them. Next, I painted them alternating between 4 different colors. I used paint that was sitting in my basement rather than buying new paint. I then started to lay the pieces, counter to cabinet and used a circular saw to cut varying pieces. I used liquid nail to adhere the pieces to the drywall.