Trending: Marble Accents

Sure, marble countertops in the kitchen and bath have been trending for some time now.  (To be accurate, Carrara marble has been trending since 17th century Italy).

Carrara marble is the ultimate in sophistication and luxury.  The smooth, white-and-gray leathered texture is swoon-worthy on a kitchen island, a backspash, or a bathroom vanity top.

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If you don’t have the funds or the proper spaces to incorporate marble countertops in your home, don’t fret. There are many low-commitment, inexpensive ways to incorporate this timeless look into every room of your home.

This pillared marble table lamp by Threshold for Target  lends an updated, old-world feel.    17314347[1]

Oh, my word…this beautiful bowl from Crate and Barrel could work magic in so many areas of your home.  Housing pretty soaps in the bathroom, or as a catch-all for desk supplies in your home office.  Or…as it’s intended use, as a home for fresh fruit in the kitchen.  It would look gorgeous displaying fresh Meyer lemons.

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As the saying goes, don’t fix what is not broken.  The mortar and pestle from Williams-Sonoma has ancient roots and has long been used to crush grains, herbs, and more.  This modern take on an ancient classic would look good in any kitchen’s landscape.

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