Classic DIY Trend: 10 Affordable Ways to Add a Faux Marble Look to Your Home

Classic DIY Trend: 10 Affordable Ways to Add a Faux Marble Look to Your Home

Adrienne Breaux
Oct 19, 2014
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Marble in interiors is no new trend; folks have been incorporating the subtle sophistication of this veined stone for generations. But the act of making items for home with a painted on marbleized pattern or the look of marble or (and not that hefty price tag) is reaching a fever pitch of sorts lately — and we've rounded up some of our favorite easy-to-do DIY projects to add a faux and affordable marble look to your home today!

Pictured above: Add a lovely marble-esque pattern to a table —or just about any paint-able surface — with this tutorial: Faux Marble Table Top.

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Add a touch of marble to your kitchen counter tops with this idea for a faux marble utensil holder. Spotted on A Beautiful Mess.

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Your office storage doesn't have to be boring or plain; add marblized paper to fancy up your filing. Seen on Persia Lou.

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We've posted about this project before because it is so, so lovely. Instead of splurging on expensive designer fabric for curtains, paint a marble-esque pattern yourself. Seen on Cuckoo 4 Design.

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The faux marble motif looks great framed as DIY art! Find a tutorial on Mad in Crafts.

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Hey even your Halloween and fall decor can get a marble makeover! Love the idea for adding the marble look to some mini pumpkins spotted on Homemade Ginger.

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Your home office can get a table top marble makeover with this pencil holder made sophisticated and chic. See how to do it on Lovely Indeed.

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Flower pots absolutely call out for a faux marble detail paint job. Find ideas on Gina Michelle.

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Make these adorable mini bowls for kitchen or bathroom use, and make them better with a marble paint job! Seen on Gathering Beauty.

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Another mini bowl DIY project idea! This time with a handmade shape that will really add to the look of your tabletops or shelves. Seen on Miss Monday.

What are you favorite faux marble details to DIY on something for your home? Share your favorite projects you've seen below!

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