Can’t get enough of the sparkly, glitzy, glamorous shine that is New Year’s Eve? Bring it on home in 2014 with the metallic home decor trend.
2014 is the year of metallics, and not just in fashion but in home decor too!
Whether it’s silver, gold, bronze, platinum or nickel, there’s a finish for you. And don’t just think you are limited to accessories like framed mirror or candlesticks, the new metallics are being used in all sort of unexpected ways. Like wallpaper, fabrics, rugs, lighting fixtures, accessories, paint and more.
1.Go for it: Metallics can fit into everyone’s style too: from boho and rocker to classic and contemporary.
2. Mix it up: The modern way to use metallics is to mix and match metal finishes.
3. Be creative: This new trend is all about designing outside the box. Think how to showcase the trend in unexpected ways.
Here are some of the coolest ways to incorporate the trend into your home decor this year.
1. Bronze Leather Pouf
Get a little funky with this bronze (silver is also available) leather pouf. Whether your style is world market, boho, contemporary or glamtastic, add some chic shine.
2. Bronze Wallpaper
Image: Graham & Brown
Add some metallic flair with some pretty wallpaper like this botanical design. Use a subtle print for all over room coverage or use a more dramatic wallpaper on an accent wall.
3. Gold Storage Accessories
Solve the problem of where to store the coasters and how to add some metallic sparkle to your room in one fell swoop with some these pretty boxes. Elegant and practical.
4. Gold Tile Lamp
Get creative with your lighting choices and go metallic like with this stunning glass tile example. Just gorgeous!
5. Brass Side Table
Image: Urban Outfitters
Here’s another elegant and sleek metallic example. Use this as an end table or as a nightstand to add some metallic sheen to your room.
6. Cocktail Accessories
Image: Pier 1
Add some sparkly fun to your next party with this bronzed finish ice bucket, carafe and tumbler set.
7. Suede and ShimmerRug
Image: Serena & Lily
Finally, add a hint of shimmer with a rug like this gorgeous metallic suede and hemp specimen.
Top Image: West Elm
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