There are no rules about how high the tiles should reach.
For upper cabinets, I ripped my plywood to 12 ½” wide.
The single ledge rests just above this stainless steel backsplash, a convenient height to reach for things.
Depending on the height you make the upper cabinets, you should be able to get two upper cabinets.
So yeah, it’s a little bit.
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Without upper cabinets, deciding where to end the backsplash is entirely up to you.
kitchen without upper cabinets.
Pros: Replacing the upper cabinets with open shelving has become a popular trend in recent years.