All That Glitters…

May 4, 2016

All that glitters isn’t gold – sometimes it’s silver, bronze or brass

All that glitters isn’t gold – sometimes it’s silver, bronze or brass. But no matter what the source of that sparkle and shine, we think metallic accents are priceless for the texture and contrast they bring to a room. Sometimes all you need is the hint of metal from ferules on a table leg. They make me think of a ballerina on pointe.

 

Photo Courtesy of BakerFurniture.com

 

For thisclient we chose nail heads to frame her custom, pink crocodile-skin headboard suit would emphasize the gentle curves and make it pop out from the wall. We call it the "crocodile rock," with apologies to Elton John!

 

Photo Courtesy of Sweet Peas Design

 

Photo Courtesy of Sweet Peas Design

 

This chunky iron side table is the exclamation mark in a room filled with soft upholstered furniture.

 

Photo Courtesy of ArteriorsHome.com

 

Metal-on-metalworks too! These narrow straps break up the bulky expanse of a dramatic stove top hood and add more interest, too.

 

Photo courtesy of HomeBunch.com

 

Metallicscan look industrial or sophisticated, classic or futuristic, masculine or feminine. No matter what your style, push the pedal to the metal!

 

 

 

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