7 Tips For Decorating With Metallics

From adding splashes of silver to your dining room to identifying the perfect place for a sparkling vase, these creative ways to make your space shine just may inspire your dream home.


1. Pair white and gold for a high-glam look.

White is like a blank slate for attention-grabbing gold. Look for home accessories in this killer color combo or style an entire room with this glamorous palette in mind. 

Metallic Alloy Drop Crock by      Bronze Lamp,

Featured: Metallic Alloy Drip CrockViarigi Coffee Bronze Desk Lamp


2. Try photography printed on reflective metal. 

An eye-catching alternative to traditional art prints, these beaming beauties have a surprising yet subtle sheen. Each metal print is float mounted, ready to hang, and scratch resistant.

Aurora Borealis, Art.comNebula on Metal,

Featured: “Aurora borealis Over Mikkelfjellet Mountain,” “Close-up View of North America Nebula.”


3. Add depth to small spaces with mirrors framed in silver and gold. 

Mirrors, by nature, create the illusion of more space. Metallic-rimmed mirrors knock the effect up a notch.

  Glam Mirror, Home Accessories     Gold Mirror, Home Accessories

Featured: Ogden Antique Light Blue MirrorAmberlyn Sunburst Gold Mirror


4. Make a room bloom with floral wall décor. 

These pewter wall pieces are easy to hang like framed art and pop with surprising dimension. Choose a piece with a high-gloss finish or matte look depending on your taste.


Metallic Ceramic Wall Flower, Décor Iron Poppies

Featured: Ceramic Wall FlowerIron Poppies Wall Décor


5. Don’t be afraid to mix metal hues. 

Can’t decide if you prefer silver or gold? Don’t be afraid to pair the two together. Clashing patterns are in, so why not mix your metals too?

Wall Art, Home Accessories Mason Steer Head, Home Accessories

Featured: Athena Gold Leaf Circle Metal Wall Art, Mason Steer Head


6. Ride the rose-gold wave. 

Not super into bronze, silver, or gold? Try rose-gold décor accents and add balance with neutral tones.

Rose Gold Pendant,     Jason Edward,

Featured: Rose Gold Pendant Lamp, “Lighting Illuminates” by Jason Edwards. 


7. Weave your favorite metallic color throughout a room. 

Perfect pairings of décor and art create a cohesive look. Choose your favorite metallic hue and pick a few places to incorporate it.

Sydne Bowls,
     Framed Quote,


Featured: Sydne Bowls, “Love You to the Moon and Back” print.   

Remember, a little goes a long way when it comes to metallics, so add them throughout your space sparingly for a look that’s both stunning and sophisticated.

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