Plus the mirror complements the depth that metallics give to any room and even can feature a metal frame. Choose a metal finish you love to be the most prominent in your home and then select one or two metal accents to complete the look.
I ve been doing this for my clients for years.
Mixed metal living room decor. Match metals to your color palette. Mixed metals are trending right now but i didn t need to read about it in elledecor to know it to be true to me trend or no trend. Image via glitter guide.
In this example various items carry steely tones the chest chair legs curtain rods lamp while only a few thin pieces are in gold. Browse 160 mixed metals on houzz whether you want inspiration for planning mixed metals or are building designer mixed metals from scratch houzz has 160 pictures from the best designers decorators and architects in the country including click architects and soaring eagle homes. I m no stranger to mixing metals.
Spray paint is your best friend but mixing metal finishes is also a budget friendly option because it doesn t require you to purchase new fixtures or furniture every time you want to update a space. A good rule of thumb for newbie metal mixers is to stick with only two different metal types in your room and use each metal in more than one place. Having a primary metal ensures your space a sense of unity while accent metals will guide the eyes throughout the room.
Are there rooms that break this rule and are amazing. This eclectic dining room fully embraces all different finishes from acrylic to silver mirrored and gold but it works because it s otherwise a very neutral space. When mixing metals as with mixing colors in a color palette it s best to choose a dominant tone and a secondary tone to give the room a sense of visual structure.
Choose a dominant metal. A living room by kim west. Layering different shades of the same metal can create a much more interesting design.
To create a mixed metal look throughout an entire room add a mirror. But if you re baby stepping into mixing metals this is a good rule to keep your room from looking like a mismatched mess. Try using mixed metals to add character to a neutral room in your home.
In this dreamy living room a black and white backdrop sets the stage for an eclectic mix of metallic accessories. Lighting and accessories are an easy way to try mixing metals. Look through mixed metals photos in different colors and styles and when you find some mixed metals that inspires.
Mixed metals is a home decor trend that s here to stay. It will reflect your decor and make the room feel more open. 20 mixed metal designs that shine.
Not only are there tons of easy diy tutorials to help you update the current metals in your home hint. Mixing metals creates a sophisticated and nuanced space and mixing metals with curated items can give your living room so much depth. I love the idea of powder coated metals in whites and blacks sitting alongside a vintage mixed metal piece just to add a little dimension elaborates west.