The Versatility of Coloured Acrylic Sheets

The Versatility of Coloured Acrylic Sheets

The versatility of coloured acrylic sheets cannot be overstated. With so many different colours and effects that you can choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect type for your project. If you're looking to replace your existing kitchen splashback or wanting to create a whole new look for your home or business, acrylic coloured sheets are the solution.

Acrylic is a light, strong, flexible plastic that is available in a wide range of colours and finishes. Whether you’re looking to add a pop of bright colour to create a bold, modern look or neutral colours for a calm, tonal decor, the options are seemingly endless. For this reason, coloured acrylic sheets are an increasingly popular way to incorporate colour and texture into your home and beyond.

The Many Uses of Acrylic Coloured Sheets

Coloured Acrylic Sheets in the Kitchen

Home renovations are on the rise. More than half of homeowners (53%) renovated in 2021, up four percent from 49% in 2020. Perhaps unsurprisingly, kitchens are the most popular room for renovation. People view them as the heart of the home and so refreshing this space can be like a breath of fresh air into your house.

There's no quicker way to update your kitchen than with brightly coloured kitchen splash backs. In fact, every year more homeowners are switching to acrylic splashbacks. This fuss-free option can add a contemporary feel to an old kitchen or become the focal point to a new renovation.  What’s more, if you’re looking to refresh your kitchen on a budget, acrylic coloured sheets are an affordable option.

Coloured Acrylic Sheets in the Bathroom 

As well as being fantastic for use in the kitchen, coloured acrylic sheets are perfect for bathrooms. They come in a variety of different colours, so if you’re finding your bathroom looking dull or plain, a coloured splashback can brighten the space up. In 2023, people have moved away from all-white bathrooms in favour of colour and experimentation. The bathroom trend of colour drenching has seen a meteoric rise in popularity.

Whether you’re completing a full renovation or want to give your bathroom a new lease of life, the versatility of acrylic coloured sheets cannot be rivalled. Unlike tiles, acrylic sheets provide both easy installation and easy cleaning as well as a huge visual impact. Simply add behind the sink to act as splash guards to prevent water and bathroom products from damaging your walls. 

Other uses for Coloured Acrylic Sheets

In the same way that they offer brilliant solutions for kitchens and bathrooms, there are so many other uses for coloured acrylic sheets. It’s such a versatile material that can be cut to any shape or size. For this reason, it is amazing for so many uses on top of home renovations. Below we’ll explore some of the most popular uses:


Coloured acrylic is easily cut and personalised to create bespoke signs. This includes signage for internal office signs, external signs for businesses and even home use. Perhaps you want a brightly coloured house number sign to stand out from the street or want a custom sign to match your business branding. In comparison to most other materials, acrylic sheets offer countless colour and design possibilities.

Bespoke furniture

Add a quirky item like a bespoke acrylic display cabinet or acrylic wine rack to your home or office space. A single item can be a unique, statement piece that sets your home apart from others. Something like a wine rack made from fluorescent acrylic adds a touch of personality to your interior design. It can create a talking point and offers more character to a bog standard wooden wine rack.

Bespoke boxes

Coloured acrylic storage boxes make it super easy to keep your things organised and tidy. Whether you choose tinted so you can easily see what’s inside or coloured acrylic to create a feature or accent colour in your home. It’s a simple way to introduce some colour into your home. They can be used for many purposes including in display cases, fish tanks or just as great functional storage.

Personalised wedding and party decor

If you are planning a birthday party or DIY wedding, acrylic coloured sheets can become personalised cake toppers, personalised wedding favours and decorations like name places. Custom engraved name place settings add an element of luxury and style to your wedding day. 

They are available in a range of stunning colours to match your wedding colour palette. Coloured acrylic options include white and shimmer effect if you wish to add a little sparkle to your big day. Even better, they also double up as a perfect wedding favour for guests to take home with them.

The Benefits Of Coloured Acrylic Sheets

Our acrylic sheets are available in a standard or textured finish, and we have a number of thicknesses available to meet your requirements. Acrylic also boasts low moisture absorption qualities and high resistance to chemicals. Even better, our coloured acrylic sheets are UV stabilised. This means that their colour will not deteriorate with exposure to sunlight.

Key benefits:

  • Huge range of colours
  • Available in textured finish
  • Range of thicknesses
  • Low absorption qualities
  • Chemical resistant
  • Extremely affordable

Where to Buy Coloured Acrylic Sheets

We hope you enjoyed the article on the versatility of coloured acrylic. To conclude, the fantastic thing about acrylic is that it can be used in so many different creative ways. It also comes in an extensive range of colour options to choose from to suit any project. If you are interested in custom-sized, impeccably cut coloured acrylic for your next project, explore our range of colours today.

Still wondering where to buy coloured acrylic sheets? Sheet Plastics are the place to go if you are interested in sourcing premium acrylic coloured sheets at a competitive price. Contact us today for assistance with colour enquiries to suit any decor or with any other questions you may have regarding bespoke designs for your next project.