Limestone under pressure from the earth is converted in to marble. As we know, marble has been in use for centuries. Millions of homes around the world have incorporated marble in some way or the other. Even today, it is a popular choice, it can be incorporated in almost every room in the house.
Marble in the kitchen
The most common place of incorporating marble in the kitchen is the countertops. But is it always advisable to incorporate marble on the countertops? Especially keeping in mind that marble is basically porous and at risk of being stained easily. However, marble looks beautiful on countertops with the right kind of color combination.
Imagine a pink marble countertop over a blue base. White marble with black or blue patterns is a great choice. Sealing the marble countertop appropriately is a good option to prevent it from staining and scratches. A dark colored marble like a black one will be good for flooring in the kitchen. Moping the dirt away is much easier on a marble floor.
Marble in the bathroom
There is hardly any activity in the bathroom that would stain or scratch the marble. Is there any, you know? Marble tiles or slabs both can be easily laid on the bathroom floor. A dark colored marble with a prominent vein would look great on a bathroom wall.
A different colored marble on the floor, probably a light one will go with the dark marble wall. A marble countertop in the bathroom will be well suited. To add a touch of luxury to your bathroom a fine marble bathtub can be incorporated.
To highlight one particular wall in the bathroom, use marble on an accent wall. There are several combinations to create a magical contrast, especially black and white, crème and brown. If you wish to tile the walls in the bathroom, a matching marble floor can be laid. We believe that a bathroom is a place where there could be maximum use of marble. A normal ordinary looking bathroom can be converted into a luxurious one with the use of marble.
Marble on the wall
As we already discussed the effect of marble on the bathroom walls, it can be used on the walls in other rooms as well. Take for example in the living room, the fireplace is a perfect place to start with. Marble will look exquisite on the wall areas that enclose a fireplace.
One wall of the living room can be made the accent wall by using marble with illustrious veins. This wall could be right opposite the fireplace, the marble around the fireplace and on the accent wall will make a striking match.
Marble accessories and furniture
Right from a lampshade to a designer table clock marble accessory, the stone heightens the elegance of an area. A pair of marble lamps in the bedroom will create a romantic effect in the room. Same goes for the marble candle holders, you can get them to enhance the overall appeal of the room. A coffee table with a marble top is worth its price in a living room. There are various colors available for a marble coffee table. Also, side tables with a marble top have functionality with grace, these can be used in the bedrooms as well as the living room.
Marble is an exquisite choice for your home. There are several ways to bring out the beauty of a space using marble. Get the floors, walls covered with marble, according to your taste and forget about renovation for years.