Integrate elements of fashionable color and sophisticated design with this 4"-square Acanthus leaf accent tile from Ravenstone Tiles. Tiles are available in any single color glaze or stain, including pine green, blue-grey, sepia or spearmint (shown). Prices are $15 each.
Use Acanthus leaves the same way ancient Greeks did—as a lovely border to frame the top of a room. This elegant crown molding from Osborne Wood features deeply carved acanthus leaves in a vertical layout. Sold in eight-foot sections, pricing starts at $108 per piece for rubberwood up to $161 for soft maple.
Pull With Panache
This stylish Acanthus leaf drawer pull from Belwith Keeler is constructed of solid brass and finished in an antique Wellington Bronze finish. The traditional pull measures 6-3/8" long and 1" wide. Available at Bath & Kitchen Decor for $17.20 per piece.
Focus on Fashion
All eyes will be on your ceiling, when you add this lovely Acanthus Regal Ceiling Medallion from Lamps Plus to your ceiling light fixture or fan. The medallion measures 16" wide and is finished in a classic bronze hue. Price is $99.99.
Light It Up
This Acanthus wallpaper is from The Baroque Papers Collection of Farrow & Ball. Featuring a detailed fluid stripe with a curved leaf design, it is available in 21 colorways, including Wimborne White shown here.
Leave it to an Acanthus scroll border to elevate the appeal of the basic doormat. This design from Creative Accents in Wrought Iron combines a natural coir insert with a molded rubber border. Available in various sizes; pricing starts at $48 from The Home Depot.
The Orleans reproduction antique marble fireplace mantle is based on a French Louis XV design. The Rococo design is elaborately detailed with compound curves, shells, and Acanthus leaves and is available in a choice of marble. Price is $3,661 at Design The Space.
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