I love this polished tin backsplash for the new house. I think it will go well with the dark cherry cabinets, black appliances and my dark countertops (sample underneath). I think it is pretty reasonable to have this done, just a couple hundred dollars. I won't get it done immediately, I have too many other practical things to buy like a washer, dryer, fridge, etc, but it's something to plan for eventually.
My countertop finish:
I'm also loving this switchplate style, not for the kitchen but possibly for the bedroom: