By Cora L. Diekman

Published on November 9, 2016

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Photography by FRANCESCA STONE VIA EHOW

Magazine Holder

This is one simple DIY that will instantly upgrade your desk. (That’s a cereal box underneath the contact paper.)

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Photography by HOMEY OH MY

Table Lamp

Everybody loves a Target hack. This $24.99 lamp is instantly made even more chic with a bit of carefully placed contact paper around the base.

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Photography by A SWEET AFTERNOON

Marble and Gold Canvas Wall Art

Transform a plain white canvas into this modern piece of wall art. It also sits perfectly on a desk or bedside table.

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Photography by THE VAULT FILES

Bedside Table

This chic ikea hack transforms a simple white HEMNES nightstand into an amazing marble statement piece. All you need is a roll of white and gray marble contact paper and an eye-catching knob (this one’s from Anthropologie).

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Photography by SUGAR & GOLD

Breakfast Tray

Transform any basic breakfast tray into a marble masterpiece with marble contact paper An X-Acto Knife makes it easy to achieve sharp corners.

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Photography by THE LOVELY DRAWER

Marble and Copper Stationary

These books make the perfect gift for a friend or hostess. All you need is a couple of plain notebooks, self-adhesive paper in marble and copper finishes, and a few tools for cutting. It’s so easy, and everyone will want one.

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Photography by SHANNON SMITH VIA EHOW

Marble Shelf

Contact paper lets you create chic marble shelves for any room without the high price tag or the weight of natural stone. Best of all, the EKBY LAIVA shelf and EKBY STODIS shelf brackets are both available at IKEA.

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Photography by @BOWSANDARROWS4BABY VIA OUR URBAN BOX

Marble Clock

This Kmart hack is the easiest way to secure a marble timepiece on a budget.

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Photography by BELLE VIE

Bar Cart

Transform a simple bar cart from IKEA into a faux marble piece that’s sure to be a conversation piece.

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Photography by STELLY TREATS

MAC Cover

A sharp utility knife is essential for achieving crisp edges in this clever DIY. It adds instant character to your laptop.

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Photography by @KRISTIE_MAREE_ VIA OUR URBAN BOX

Copper and Marble Tray

Turn any tray into tabletop eye candy by adding marble contact paper to the center.

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Photography by EARNEST HOME CO

Gold Rimmed Marble Coasters

Just when you thought it was all about contact paper, this DIY uses clay to create a faux marble effect. By combining and rolling out white and gray clay, you can achieve this realistic marble look. Then, simply trim the edges with gold paint.

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Photography by LOVECOLORAY ETSY SHOP

Removeable Wallpaper

Yes, even wallpaper comes in a faux marble finish. When simple neutrals aren’t quite enough, the subtle marble veining conveys a soft look with a touch of pattern and movement.

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Photography by PLATEFUL OF LOVE

Picture Frame

Simple and glamorous—this frame is the perfect home for moody black and white photography.

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Photography by MY DUBIO

Marble Planter

Nothing looks more chic than a succulent planter in a marble finish.