Marble has been having a moment for a while now, but here’s the thing: While I’d love to have real marble counters, a backsplash, and a few accent tables, we don’t have the budget to go that fancy. However, I’ve discovered that marble contact paper can look just like the real thing with the right application. In fact, there are so many ways to update your home with marble contact paper — and make even the most basic items in your house look expensive.

Interested in updating your home with marble contact paper? The sticky stuff is not hard to apply. You can use marble contact paper on all sorts of materials and it stays put really nicely. Also, you can reposition it if you don’t get it exactly right the first time — so there’s no need to worry about messing it up. Really. 

I’ve rounded up some of the prettiest (and easiest) ways to update your home with marble contact paper. Have at it!