Shop Etsy

On Trend: Swirled, Twirled and Marbled

May 6, 2013

by House of Earnest

Etsy.com handmade and vintage goods

This spring packs a big punch when it comes to fun trends. Pastels and brights are both huge, but paired together in swirls of marbled goodness, they’re even better. I love that marbling can be such a handmade art, but can also occur naturally.

houseofearnest-marbling-etsy

|#|

[Clockwise from top left: Aqua pouch by MissCAlexandria; Yellow scarf by SILHUETTEChain bracelet from TheWayWeAre; Leather wrap clutch by shopannyaPink marbled scarf by LittleByrdShop.]

The marbled look can take on a trendy vibe or a timeless attitude. I love its versatility and the variety of color and pattern you can get.

houseofearnest-marble-etsy

[Clockwise from top left: Pillow cover from MaisonDeTalaru; Silk table runner by NatalieAsIs; Vintage lamp from TheVintageRaisin; Footed bowl from BrassandIronMarket; Votives by BrooklynMarbling; Marble table by JamesDevlinStudio.]

I’m partial to adding a little hit of marble in to my wardrobe, and I’m obsessed with the idea of framing some beautiful swirled designs in a gallery wall.

houseofearnest-etsy-marbling-paper

[Clockwise from top left: Open spine notebook from MollysBooksandThings; Wall art by StudioRobertWu; Letter seals by katyshoestring; Antique book from RankandFileVintage; Sheet paper by DynamiteFibers; Vintage trinket box from angelinabella; Pink notecard by RedCottage.]

The easiest way to get marbled goods into your life is through marbling paper, then using it on anything you’d like. I can envision wrapping a lampshade, making gift cards, creating cupcake toppers or just framing it up.

houseofearnest-etsy-marbling-creativity

[Clockwise from top left: Silk ribbon by NatalieAsIs; Lavender and rosemary soap by MotherTurtleHerbal; Rubber stamp from pictureshow; Mint swirled beads from balanceddestash; Tile magnets by katebuckleyart.]

You don’t have to be the one doing the marbling to make something cool. Ribbons, stamps, tiles, and so many other trims and trinkets make it easy to showcase this pattern.

With the amount of opportunities available for this spring trend, it’s no surprise that Etsy shops are full of marbled treasures.

Shop Marbled Items

Delicate lacy pinks, lavenders and golds offer a glow reminscent of alabaster from these hand marbled silk votives from Brooklyn Marbling
Delicate lacy pinks, lavenders and golds offer a glow reminscent of alabaster from these hand marbled silk votives from Brooklyn Marbling
$18.00 USD
Art Deco Vintage Lamp with beige Marbled Glass Shade
Art Deco Vintage Lamp with beige Marbled Glass Shade
Sold
Marbled Paper Note Card - Large
Marbled Paper Note Card - Large
Sold
Sweet Vintage Florentine Paper Pencil Box
Sweet Vintage Florentine Paper Pencil Box
Sold
Landscape Fantasy - Original Marbling Art, Marbled Paper, The Original "Marbled Graphics"TM by Robert Wu
Landscape Fantasy - Original Marbling Art, Marbled Paper, The Original "Marbled Graphics"TM by Robert Wu
$40.00 USD
Hand-marbled "Stone" paper
Hand-marbled "Stone" paper
Sold
Marbled Silk Ribbon, 10 Pattern Variety in 28" Lengths
Marbled Silk Ribbon, 10 Pattern Variety in 28" Lengths
Sold
marbled border rubber stamp
marbled border rubber stamp
$6.50 USD

74 comments

Sign in to add your own