15 Marble Accents For Your Home

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    How to Make Marble Look Modern in Your Home

    Image credits: Pottery Barn, West Elm

    ​Humans have been using marble in their art and architecture since ancient times—and with good reason. It's smooth, beautiful, strong and every piece is unique. While most of us are the most familiar with white marble laced with grey, you can find this timeless stone in pinks and greens, blue and black, too.

    Prized as a symbol of taste and of tradition, marble in home decor brings to mind a look of classical elegance. That said, marble has gotten a modern makeover as of late. In just about...MORE every major home and furniture store you can find touches of marble—from lamps to tables, trays, bowls and more.

    Ahead, we've gathered 15 of our favorite marble home accents that are sure to add some old world charm to your decor.

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    Marble cheese knives for entertaining.

    Image Courtesy of Pottery Barn

    Even if you're just serving cheddar cheese and Triscuits, any appetizer will look purposeful and fancy if you serve it with marble. We love these cheese knives from Pottery Barn that will class up any cocktail party at home.

    Pottery Barn set of 4 marble cheese knives, $39, Pottery Barn

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    Marble bowls for display or the kitchen.

    Image courtesy of Salt House Market

    Whether you use them for display or for serving, these marble bowls will not go unnoticed in your kitchen.

    Anna New York marble bowls, $205, Salt House Market

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    A statement-making console table.

    Image courtesy of: CB2

    If you're looking to decorate your home and strike a balance between the masculine and feminine, a console like this will do the trick. The shining metal and slim legs of this piece are elegant, while the marble top adds some real weight.

    Two-tone marble console, $599, CB2

     

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    A serving tray for an elegant cocktail hour.

    Image Courtesy of Pottery Barn

    Just imagine the gasps from your party guests as you emerge from your kitchen carrying this marble tray, covered with crystal coups practically overflowing with bubbly champagne. (Hey, we've got active imaginations!)

    Marble and copper serve tray, $119, Pottery Barn

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    A green marble and brass side table.

    Image Courtesy of One Kings Lane

    This small side table with a green marble top is perfect for small spaces. Use it next to your couch or accent chair for your books and drinks, or even as a tiny bedside table.

    Brooklyn 21" green marble side table, $125, One Kings Lane

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    A marble desk lamp for the home office.

    Image Courtesy of Target

    We love Target because their home store is always full of affordable surprises. Case in point, this faux marble lamp that would work as well on a desk as it would at your bedside or in an entryway.

    Threshold 'Franklin' marble table lamp, $76, Target

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    A sophisticated holding place for all your keepsakes.

    Image Courtesy of West Elm

    As a treat for yourself or a gift for a housewarming or other occasion, these marble boxes by Roar + Rabbit will make the recipient feel so special.

    Roar + Rabbit decorative boxes, $39 - $69, West Elm

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    A scented candle you won't mind displaying.

    Image Courtesy of Target

    We love a good scented candle, but the labels glued onto glass jars are not always the best look. This scented candle from Target is discreet and affordable—just the way we like it.

    Chesapeake Bay Collection marble jar candle, $15, Target

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    An industrial-chic floor lamp.

    Courtesy of CB2

    This floor lamp has a minimal and somewhat industrial feel which will work well in almost any home design scheme. Position it over your favorite reading spot for a cozy and well-lit solution.

    Marble floor lamp, $199, CB2

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    A stylish wall clock to keep you prompt.

    Image Courtesy of Society6

    Is it time for an update to your kitchen or entryway? Sorry we couldn't help ourselves but this stylish faux marble wall clock inspires puns and purchasing—plus we love the dash of pink!

    Grace 'Moon Marble' wall clock, $30, Society6

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    Marble hexagon coasters.

    Image Courtesy of West Elm

    If you're going to drink a fancy cocktail at home, you should have a fancy coaster to go with it. We love these weighty, stylish marble coasters from West Elm that look perfectly paired with a cut crystal Old Fashioned glass.

    Hexagonal coasters, set of 4, $24, West Elm

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    A marble pedestal for artful kitchen displays.

    Image Courtesy of One Kings Lane

    Like a painter's still life in real life, use this marble pedestal to display fresh fruit in your kitchen—or take it to your dining room for cheese and charcuterie when guests come over. Also, this one gets extra points because it's dishwasher-friendly!

    10" marble pedestal, $30, One Kings Lane

     

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    A flatware set to spice up every meal.

    Image Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

    Give your usual at-home meal an upgrade with this set of faux-marble flatware from one of our favorite affordable home stores—Urban Outfitters. 

    12-piece marble swirl flatware set, $20, Urban Outfitters

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    A light switch cover for a funky touch.

    Marble switch plate cover
    Image Courtesy of SwitchCoverSupply/Etsy

    For just $5 you can give your boring light switch an instant makeover with one of these covers from Etsy.

    Switch Cover Supply marble light switch cover, $5, Etsy

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    Metal and marble barware.

    Image Courtesy of West Elm

    If you're ready to take your home bar game to the next level, allow us to introduce you to West Elm's Deco barware collection. Gold and marble pair perfectly and may just inspire you to start whipping up some mixology-worthy cocktails in your living room.

    Gold and marble Deco barware collection, $79, West Elm