Your bathroom will love you. Adding a backsplash behind your bathroom sink will protect your walls for water and spills. Adding a backsplash to a small or awkward space can create a uniquely designed work of art. When done properly the backsplash can be both functional and aesthetically pleasing. When deciding on what colors to use, make sure they complement the rest of the bathroom colors on the walls and floors. If you choose to decorate a small space with a backsplash the right lighting in important. When working with a smaller space, be sure to choose the right lighting and color scheme. You want to work with cool colors as the reflect light better and make the space look bigger than it is.