How to Use Every Piece of Stone Slabs in Bathroom Remodels

July 19, 2012

Opting to use natural stone in a bathroom is more than a design decision; it's an investment. And you can make the very most of your natural stone investment by using the entire slab so that none of your beautiful granite, marble, slate or soapstone goes to waste. After the fabrication of your vanity top, the leftover pieces of your stone slab can be employed in several other places to enhance the look, feel and function of your bathroom. 

Using the rest of your stone slab, you can design stone backsplashes, door jams, thresholds, trim, tub surrounds, shower seats or wall caps. Not only will you be taking full advantage of your gorgeous natural stone, but your bathroom will have a custom look that is cohesive, dynamic and high in resale value. Let's take a look at a few bathroom designs that show the versatility of stone. 

The rich, speckled brown granite used for the vanity top was also used for the tub surround to create stunning contrasts in this mostly white and neutral bathroom. 

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By LDa Architecture & Interiors via Houzz 

A backsplash was custom designed to frame this freestanding vanity creating a stunning focal point. 

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 By Dayna Katlin Interiors via Houzz

A slab of swirling white marble was used to create a dramatic standing tub backsplash as well as a door jam and trim in this elegant European inspired bath. 

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By Studio William Hefner via Houzz 

A marble slab was utilized thoughtfully to achieve a sturdy seat and matching threshold trim in this elegant yet contemporary shower. 

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 By The Sky is the Limit Design via Houzz

Find your perfect slab of granite, marble, slate or soapstone to design a vanity top and other design details at Marble and Granite. Begin browsing our online product catalog, which includes prices. All materials can be ordered directly from the website and shipped anywhere in the world. New England homeowners, designers or architects that would like to shop in person can visit one of our showrooms in Westwood, Massachusetts or Milford, Connecticut. 


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