Using discarded tiles from another project, some trim boards we found in the wood shed, a little grout, caulk, and double-sided tile tape, we were able to create a tile backsplash for less than $30 that reinvented our kitchen space.
We started by taking measurements and determined we'd be covering a six-inch wide, eight-foot-long area.
Next, we removed the old backsplash and sprayed bleach onto the mold we found:
Then we screwed on leftover pieces of cement board from another project to use as our base and laid out the tiles we'd be using:
Then it was time to lay the tile. Here's Greg applying Simple Mat, a double-sided tape you mount your tiles on (truly the simplest way we're aware of for laying wall tiles):
Then it was just a matter of mounting the tiles:
Mixing up some grout:
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