There's no doubt about it: Marble is beautiful. But the rock's high price tag puts it out of reach of many homeowners. You can get the same look for a fraction of the cost with marble wallpaper. This versatile trend is easy to try—it adheres like normal wallpaper—and makes a stunning impact in any space. Discover the different ways to use marble wallpaper, plus how to style it in every home of your room.
White walls are no longer boring, thanks to gray marble wallpaper. This wallpaper, applied in panels, creates a hint of texture where the lines meet. Grayscale bedding plays off the wall's monochromatic color scheme.
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Not ready to outfit an entire room with marble wallpaper? Try the trend in a smaller dose by installing sheets of wallpaper in recessed panels. This chic look blends modern style with traditional architecture. A large piece of contemporary wall art completes the look.
The favorite pink shade for many twenty-somethings pairs perfectly with marble wallpaper. Blush pink and gold accents complement the whites and grays in this marble wallpaper without straying too far from neutral. A patterned wood floor adds warmth to the room.
Marble is known for its unique textures and lines—each piece is different. But if you're looking for a little more uniformity, opt for marble wallpaper instead of the real deal. This swirly gray wallpaper marries the beauty of marble with the predictability and repetition of traditional wallpaper patterns.
Tons of Texture
Dominate a small space with over-the-top visual texture. Marble wallpaper reminiscent of a geode outfits this powder room. To keep the look from becoming overwhelming, use a neutral color scheme—like these hues of black, white, gray, and brown—instead of complicated colors.
No need to squint—all the beautiful veins, lines, and textures of marble are magnified on this pretty wallpaper. The deep zoom makes the entire space feel bigger. And modern accents—like iron pendant lights and minimalist furniture—keep the look contemporary.
Natural marble doesn't come in many bright colors, but that shouldn't stop you from experimenting. Rich hues of teal and pink reminiscent of cotton candy swirl into this bold design. We love the way the wallpaper color-blocks with solid shades of rosy pink and shimmery gold.
Go for Gold
Metallics are having a moment. Get the look with golden wallpaper that plays off the texture and patterns of marble. This two-tone trend looks best in rooms with a lot of natural light—when the sun hits the wallpaper, it shines.