Doing the dishes isn't fun. Doing the dishes while staring at a plain back splash is even worse! Since you can't always make major changes, you have to be a bit more creative. Here's a simple solution to add a bit of life to this area.
All you need are 3M sticky hooks, wall vases, flowers and five minutes of your time.
The sticky hooks are great because they don't damage the tiles. Of course you can personalize it any way you want using different types of plants or vases. The vases in this picture are from Jysk. Zone Maison also has really nice ones.