For a big-impact, low-investment kitchen upgrade, check out that small wall between the countertops and cabinets: It’s jam-packed with design opportunities for any DIYer. Like most home-improvement projects, tiling a backsplash can be surprisingly simple -- or downright difficult. The difference lies in the materials you choose, the intricacy of the layout and the obstacles you need to work around. In most cases, careful choices can keep the project easy enough for a novice.
The key to DIY-tiling success is to work at a comfortable pace and stay calm. Armed with basic advice and the right tools, you won’t be a novice for long.
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