One of the best ways to implement producitive home improvement project is to begin renovating from a kitchen. Surre, changing cabinets and counters may be expensive but installing a new ceramic tiles on a backsplash will benefit greatly to the new look at resonably low cost. There are many decorative ceamic tiles for kitchen available on the market ranging from simple plain color to relief tiles made piece by piece by ceramic tile artists. If you are into Suthern style perhaps you should look at talavera tiles? They are produced by hand in various sizes and multifud of designs.