With marble being one of the most popular materials to decorate with at the moment, we thought we would share a few ways you can include the material in your home.
Islands, Countertops, and Backsplashes
Not only is marble gorgeous to look at, it’s an incredibly resilient material, making it perfect for the kitchen. Whether it’s used as a backsplash, a countertop, or an entire island, marble adds a timeless beauty to your kitchen and keeps it user friendly at the same time. Here’s some examples of kitchens that have used marble in their design…
Light grey kitchen cabinets compliment the flecks in the marble and create a sophisticated feel in this bright and airy kitchen.
Home designed by De Rosee Sa
The dark blue cabinets make the dark flecks in the marble more prominent but also create a contrast with the light color of the marble and the light backsplash.
Designed by Studio Muir. Photography by Nicole Franzen.
The dark marble island, countertops, and backsplash in this kitchen coupled with the dark floor and dark cabinetry create a sophisticated, timeless spot to prepare meals and entertain guests.
Interior design by Arjaan de Feyter. Photography by Thomas de Bruyne. Stone from Graniet en Marmer.
A partially marble island, marble countertops and backsplash along the back wall of this kitchen makes for a clean and modern design.
Interior design by Arent & Pyke. Photography by Anson Smart.
See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Luigi Rosselli Architects and Decus Interiors. Photography by Justin Alexander.
A big long marble table provides an elegant place to gather around with friends and enjoy tasty food and engaging conversation.
Arin Table designed by Iratzoki Lizaso Design Studio for Retegui
This marble dining table and the chairs that go with it encourage you get comfy as you sit down to the table to enjoy a big delicious brunch or a fun dinner party.
Marble dining table designed by Bureau de Change for Efasma.
Even people with small kitchens can enjoy the luxury of eating off a marble table, like this tall skinny one.
Box frame counter table by West Elm
If installing a marble backsplash or kitchen island is a little to permanent, but you still want some marble, think about different ways you can add marble accessories to your kitchen. Here are some ideas to get you started…
Mixing bowls, utensil holders, and cutting boards all come in marble and, when they’re used all together, make your kitchen feel put together and sophisticated.
Marble kitchen accessories by Crate and Barrel
Serve your hors d’oeuvres off of marble serving trays to get both an arm work out and compliments on your stylish serveware.
Two tone marble serving board from Terrain
Grind up your herbs and spice mixes using a mortar and pestle made from marble to add a little luxury to your muddle.
Mortar and Pestle from CB2
Keep your paper towel rolls feeling like royalty by keeping them on a marble holder.
Paper towel holder from West Elm
Put your salt and pepper into marble shakers and keep them on a lazy suzan or tray to create the ultimate marble kitchen table centerpiece.
Salt & pepper shaker from Crate and Barrel
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