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5 Places to Use Marble (That Aren’t the Kitchen or the Bathroom)

published Mar 30, 2016
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We’re used to seeing marble in bathrooms or on kitchen countertops, but this gorgeously veined stone can make a big impact in other parts of your home, too. If you don’t want to spend time babying your countertops but still crave a little extra bit of luxury in your home, try one of these five ideas.

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Above: Marble in a workspace feels especially luxurious.

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A marble accent wall, because why not? You could also get the look with wallpaper. (This might be wallpaper.)

Ok, it’s definitely wallpaper. But feel free to cover a whole wall with marble anyway.

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In this rustic bedroom, a low-slung, marble-topped console adds a touch of luxe.

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A marble fireplace feels at once modern and timeless.

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I don’t quite know how to describe this detail, but I think it’s a really neat one: a very low marble ledge that runs along one side of a room, and provides an ideal spot for leaning art. (This would also be great for books and magazines.) Definitely unique, definitely eye-catching. Just don’t stub your toe.