Granite, Limestone, Sandstone & Marble Timeless Interior Home Décor Trends

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Interior Home Décor Trends

“Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Marble is typically not foliated, although there are exceptions. In geology, the term marble refers to metamorphosed limestone, but its use in stonemasonry more broadly encompasses unmetamorphosed limestone. Marble is commonly used for sculpture and as a building material.”

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Marble is a distinctive and striking addition to your home, and the flexibility of this material allows it to be used in many ways:

  • Backsplashes
  • Framing commercial blinds
  • Kitchen Counters
  • Bathroom Countertop
  • Laundry Rooms
  • Floors/Entrances
  • Walls
  • Fireplaces
  • Kitchen Sideboards
  • Outdoors
  • Bars

Depending on what blinds in Milton you choose, they can complement your marble fixtures expertly. When you’ve invested in marble fixtures, it’s important to make sure that they shine, both literally with proper sunlight and figuratively with expert décor! That’s why it’s important to make sure you have the right vertical blinds to let in the light so your marble can enjoy the spotlight.

Did you know the origin of marble?

According to Wikipedia:
Marble is a rock resulting from metamorphism of sedimentary carbonate rocks, most commonly limestone or dolomite rock. Metamorphism causes variable recrystallization of the original carbonate mineral grains. The resulting marble rock is typically composed of an interlocking mosaic of carbonate crystals. Primary sedimentary textures and structures of the original carbonate rock (protolith) have typically been modified or destroyed.

Pure white marble is the result of metamorphism of a very pure (silicate-poor) limestone or dolomite protolith. The characteristic swirls and veins of many colored marble varieties are usually due to various mineral impurities such as clay, silt, sand, iron oxides, or chert which were originally present as grains or layers in the limestone. Green coloration is often due to serpentine resulting from originally magnesium-rich limestone or dolomite with silica impurities. These various impurities have been mobilized and recrystallized by the intense pressure and heat of the metamorphism.

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Granite, Limestone, Sandstone, and Marble are the most desirable in-home design trends, along with custom blinds in Oakville. They have been and will continue to be for years!  Starting in the 70’s, the trend for marble was only for the wealthy and rich, but now it’s available at all different price points and goes with almost any décor style:

  • Modern
  • Contemporary
  • Minimalist
  • Industrial
  • Mid-Century Modern
  • Scandinavia
  • Traditional
  • Transitional
  • French Country
  • Bohemian
  • Rustic
  • Hollywood /Glam
  • Coastal/Hamptons

Marble enhances the look of any room in your home, especially when you have the right residential or commercial blinds to let in the light on the gorgeous rock.  You can find a spot anywhere in the house for this texture: bright pink bedroom, calming white family room, match with small bathroom jewel tones, or updated kitchen.  This look provides a sense of hygiene most popular for bathrooms, kitchens, mudrooms, laundry rooms. But if you want the look of marble, but not necessarily the material itself, their blinds in Milton that can recreate that gorgeous look!

Interior Home Décor Trends

Marble Silver Roller Blind

A simple way to add a touch of extravagance into your home is with window coverings. With a colossal selection of fabrics to choose from, you can take off in any direction for a new look.

Marble Silver Roller Blind

Why do we love Marble?

The pattern in marble often is artful, subtle, and sometimes mesmerizing.  The complexity of the veins pouring over a surface is eye-catching and mysterious.

It is amazing what you can search for and find marble, sandstone, granite, and limestone under:

  • Window blinds
  • Vertical Blinds
  • Roller Shades
  • Window Blinds
  • Roller Shades
  • Blinds to Go
  • Blinds Online
  • Home Depot Blinds
  • Blinds Walmart
  • Zebra Blinds
  • Lowes Blinds
  • California Shutters

At Milton Blinds, we offer a convenient shop at home service (at no charge) where we can take measurements, provide window covering treatment options, review blind samples and put together pricing information all in the comfort of your own home. We have been proudly servicing the Milton and surround areas, such as:

  • Oakville
  • Burlington
  • Hamilton
  • Kitchener/Waterloo
  • Guelph
  • Cambridge
  • Rockwood
  • Acton
  • Brampton
  • Vaughan
  • Etobicoke
  • Mississauga
  • Toronto
  • and more since 2006

Contact us today for your in-home consultation to bring new light to your space!

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