In past few times, marble has fallen away from the interior decorations. Odds are high that when you picture marble as a design element, you have vision of large, cold rooms encased in floor-to-ceiling-stone. Or you can even add adorn home with ornate sculptures that your Grandma had in your living room. It is modern or sleek- or as you may think. But in the present times, the marble has made a comeback in the world of interior decoration. However, the key to keep alive this trend to use it in small doses- with accent and statement-rather than in large amounts that overwhelm the eyes. In this case, less is always more. So, if you want to remain ahead of the curve, check out the ways on how to incorporate the marble into your interior decoration. Here are some innovative ways on how to decorate the home with marble in an innovative design. Plus it will add personal touch to the room, while remaining modern.
Open concept of living has become fairly common. So, whether you are living in a small apartment or in a spacious home, this kind of floor plan opens the space and gives the feeling of less stuffy and confined space. However, your home may lack walls, but you need to delineate the space in order to make the home look made organized. Marble will do the job. Columns are an obvious answer. But there is no need to make your home look like white house. Select columns with straight edges with less decorative touches to give the space more decorative feel. Keep in mind that there is no requirement of the columns to stretch from the floor to the ceiling. Consider building half-wall along with columns that separate spaces while letting eye to go through the space.
Add marble flooring or incorporate it in walls
If both walls and flooring are made from marble, then the living space may look stark and cold. However, by selecting one, you have an ability to tie and add a classical feel to the space while tying it into the modern materials. Whatever elements you select, remember there are several ways to execute the design. So, don’t forget the or part. How about adding the marble into backsplash of the kitchen? Well, use it as an alternative to traditional wainscoting in the bathroom or in a dining room. Add a hint of marble to your living space by encircling the room with a marble chair rail. You can even add marble to the floor, the foyer is an option since it makes the space more formal. You can even add artistic touch to the dining room at a low cost by using marbles to create a design that anchors the dining room. Marble flooring will give luxurious feeling to the master bedroom.
Think about adding marble furniture
Though it may seem cold and comfortable, but when paired with the right piece, the marble make an excellent material for furniture. This is strong, sturdy and will last for a long time. Don’t be afraid to invest in a statement piece of marble furniture. It can withstand lot of wear and tear, and still look high-end. But the question arises how to choose right piece for your space? Make sure to take the measurements. Since the marble is particularly heavy and you need to fit it into your space before bringing it at home. Additionally, it is important don’t stick to neutral spaces. A coloured marble table top could add a right pop of colour to bring space to life. Tables work well when made from marble. Replace the wooden island in the kitchen with marble to create a virtual transition from the dining area. Add a bit of elegance to the living space with a marble coffee table. Think about using marble tables as outdoor furniture since they are durable enough to withstand all kinds of weather condition.
Incorporate Marble into accessories and decor
In the past, adding marbles into your home design was a commitment. After all, it’s not cheap to have a stone company in and start digging up walls and floors to replace the old materials with a heavy stone. One of the best things about marble is that smaller marble accessories and decor items are available on the store shelves. They allow you to try this trend before taking a last plunge or incorporating it into the small apartments that is limited of space. When looking out for accessories, focus on adding one or two marble pieces to the room. Even a pair of marbled lamps would be a focal point by the bedside or for the family room. Marble candleholders and a soap set can add a romantic touch to the bathroom. In order to get a subtle feel, focus on some marble inspired pieces. They offer a pop of classic style without a bigger price tag. A piece of wall art or patterned throw rug that mimics natural colours and bold lines could be all to tie the room together. Though the marble has fallen out of trend, but it is about to make a comeback, so, if you are under impression that marble can look heavy handed and ornate, think again
The article offers you insight on how to incorporate marble as a new interior designing trend. Use it to stay on trend.
Originally posted 2014-08-05 03:35:17.