Have you been searching for that extra bit of style to put the finishing touches on your home? Perhaps everything looks nice, but it’s all a little lackluster. Enhance the scenery with striking metallic decor.

With several metallic finishes available on all types of accessories, no room has to go without a bit of shine. In fact, the right amount of shine can totally bring a space to life. Read on to discover more about the magic of metallics.

 Contemporary Copper

If you were totally into the copper craze of last year, there’s no need to throw out your copper-tone metals for 2018. All they need is a little updating to keep your home looking gorgeous and perfectly on trend. Combine copper decor with blush or “Millennial pink”Opens in a new window accessories for an ultra fashion-forward look. This color combo creates stunning appeal when paired with charcoal gray upholstery in the living room or bedroom.

Antiqued Silver

The farmhouse trendOpens in a new window is continually rising, and antiqued silvertone finishes fit right in. They exude the same time-honored quality that you would find in an actual antique piece. The softness of the silver complements neutral color palettes to give you the down-home country vibe you love. If you are having trouble finding an antiqued silvertone piece that catches your eye, we suggest going for antiqued galvanized metal to achieve a similar aesthetic.

Brass Brilliance

Some may say that brassOpens in a new window is the new copper and we certainly can’t deny its beauty. It’s a warm metal with a retro feel. It’s also versatile and complements a variety of home decorating styles. Paired with emerald green painted walls, furniture or accessories, it’s a total winner. Brass can also enliven materials such as concrete and marble. Stay on the lookout for its rise!

Home of Gold

Let’s end on a goldOpens in a new window note. This metal is absolutely timeless and keeps reinventing itself year after year. It is always on trend with modern-dayOpens in a new window home fashions, and for 2018, understated finishes are so now. The highly polished goldtone accessories are being retired in favor of a more humble approach. This proves that you don’t have to go over the top to create an inspired space.

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