When you think about white marble texture, you probably think about counter tops in the kitchen or bathroom. That's because we tend to use this wonderful, natural material for counter tops, flooring and now walls when we want an added touch of texture.
White marble has a long history as a building material from the Taj Mahal to the Washington Monument. You'll find marble stairs in many historic buildings today, illustrating their timeless beauty. The rich colors and textures are interesting and subtle, lending a feeling of luxury to their space.
If you love the look of white marble texture, the rich veins that come alive in this wondrous material, you're not alone. That's what I learned reading Rachel Lubitz's article about the impact of white marble in Instagram photos (to learn how surprising, click here …).
It appears that almost anything displayed on this stone will take on more importance, so it made me wonder how many different products there are for decorating your home with white marble? That is, products besides the typical counter tops. kitchen backsplashes and flooring. You'll be as surprised as I was.
Tables with White Marble Tops
You won't be surprised to see white marble grace used on tables for the kitchen, dining room and elsewhere. They offer a less expensive way to add the elegance of marble without the expense of replacing all your kitchen counter tops. My favorite ones are smaller end and/or coffee tables which can move around your house when you want to update one or more rooms.
Lighting Perfect with White Marble
Many light fixtures have glass that simulate a white marble texture. Other lights creatively include real marble stone in the construction of the fixtures – for the base of the light fixture, the actual shade or a decorative accent. We found many of these and created a collection on Pinterest.
White Marble Windows, Bedding & More
The biggest surprise was finding that the rich texture of white marble has leaped onto fabrics you can use for window treatments, table pieces and accent pillows. LoomDecor.com has a great collection (click to see all their products) of pillows, bedding along with various shades, curtains and dining table accessories.
Upscale Accessories Using White Marble Texture
There are hundreds of different home accessories made with marble. Here are just a few examples and if you want to get more ideas, you can visit Pinterest or Google “white marble accessories”. There are lots of kitchen and bathroom accessories made from white marble which makes sense because stone isn't affected by water (but it can stain).
You'll find jewelry, baseball hats, tissue boxes and the funniest thing I found were some marble toilets (really). For those homeowners on a tight budget, there's also white marble contact paper so you can turn an old table into a beautiful new faux marble table (lots of marble colors to pick from on Amazon).