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Different Ways to Incorporate Natural Stone Into Your Home

Natural stone is a sustainable material that has been used in homes for centuries. It is a classic material that will make any space feel luxurious. Integrating your natural stones into your interior design will give your home a cozy feel. If you are considering remodeling your home, here are several ways you can add natural stone into your home.

Granite Shelves

Shelves are great for organizing and adding some elements of design to any room. If you have limited space, floating shelves are a great way of adding some visual features to your bare walls. Go for shelves made from granite remnants; they will allow you to bring out your personality. Since stone can be heavy, ensure you properly support each shelf to prevent accidents. While you can mill down the thickness, you need to consider what you will put on the brackets before going that route.

Natural Stone Fireplace

If you want to make your fireplace the focal point in your living room, then using natural stone is the way to go. Stone will easily integrate with your home décor. Stones comes with unique patterns that will make your fireplace stand out. Besides, the natural stone hues will contrast with the colours of your home, allowing your fireplace to make a powerful statement.

Tabletops and Kitchen Counters

The best natural stones for kitchen countertops and tabletops are granite and quartzite. They are sturdy, non-porous, durable and clean up easily.  There are so many colours to choose from as well as the type of finishes to install. Natural stones can also be used for the backsplash.

Flooring

Some of the most commonly used natural stones for flooring include; limestone, tiles, marble, travertine and granite. They are highly durable and require little maintenance.  Natural stones provide a luxurious feel in a home while exuding earthy vibes. If you are not afraid to experiment, you can mix and match different colours and textures to create unique designs.

Marble Bathroom

Renovating your bathroom? Why not try using marble. This stone has distinctive veining with eye-catching colours making it the focus in your bathroom. When you choose marble for your bathroom, you improve its overall look.  The stunning texture of marble can transform your bathroom effortlessly. The easiest way to achieve a perfect look with marble is by adding a marble basin or a wall clad in marble. This will instantly change the look of your bathroom.

Furniture Tops

If you need to cut back on the wood furniture in your home, you can experiment with other textures and visuals. You can put a stone top on your coffee table, a dresser or your desk. Then finish it off with some decorative pieces to take it a notch higher.

Limestone for your Bedroom

Limestone is formed from shallow marine waters.  It contains fossil fragments. It’s often used in interior décor, and you can add it to your bedroom. Suppose you want an accent wall: Limestone is stylish and classy and will give your bedroom space some elegance. Still, it can be used for flooring as it is soft when stepped on.

Conclusion

Natural stones add value and elegance to your home, especially with their wide variety of colours and textures. If you are considering doing a home renovation, be sure to add some natural stones, even if it’s just some decorative items.

 

 

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2 Comments

  • Reply Jennifer Alaggio

    I love these ideas! I have always thought that natural stone gives a home a cleaner and more luxurious feel! I will definitely be updating our home with it over time!

    February 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm
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