Too Glam To Give A Damn

Not only will warm metallics create a lush look in your living space, but they will also give each of your rooms authentic appeal. What’s even better is that glossy metallic finishes can transform your old pieces into new ones at a budget-friendly cost. The only thing left is for you to dive into a world of inspiration and find metallics that reflect your personal style.

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Meet warm metallics

First things first, you should take some time to get to know different metallics. This way, you’ll know what kind of look they would create in your home.

The warm-toned family of metallics includes some of the most elegant and popular options, such as gold, rose gold, brass, copper and bronze. Each of these finishes will fill your home with a specific ambience.

For instance, gold, a forever-popular option, is an emblem of traditional luxury and it’s a perfect choice for lush accent details due to its bright appeal. Rose gold and brass are subdued versions of gold that will enable you to create an opulent yet subtle look.

When it comes to copper and bronze, they are perhaps the warmest metals with orange undertones. They have a distinct rustic appeal, which is why they go perfectly with natural materials such as wood and stone.

 

Learn the rules

Although metallic finishes offer a world of inspiring design ideas, you should know how to properly implement them in your home. Learning some of the basic decorating rules for using metallics will not only enable you to create a glamorous home, but it will also help you accentuate these lush elements.

 

The first rule for decorating with metallics is to use them as accent details. Otherwise, you may create an overbearing, kitschy look that will be far from elegant and glamorous. Furthermore, keep in mind that metallics should be set against a subdued colour palette of warm hues. This will enable you to create a rich, opulent look in your home.

 

You should also keep in mind that glossy finishes reflect light, which can make your space seem bigger. However, don’t hesitate to use different textures, including matte, polished and hammered. Finally, you can always mix different metals for stunning visual appeal. In such a case, make sure to pick a dominant metallic finish for the best effect.

 

Glam Up The Kitchen

Warm metallics can truly transform your kitchen and give it a luxe flair. And there’s no better place to start than appliances. Since purchasing new appliances can be a bit expensive, especially if you pick a glamorous finish, you can simply make sure that your existing ones are functioning properly by hiring experienced professionals.

 

For instance, reliable Stove Doctor technicians can make sure that your current appliances are installed properly or fix any possible problems. Afterwards, you can style up your appliances by applying stick-on covers with a warm metallic finish.

 

You can also pair your stainless steel appliances with warm metallics by using them for other details. From luxurious pendants above the island to kitchen hardware, any metallic embellishment will look great against a backdrop of neutral or matte cabinets.

 

Give Your Bathroom A Shine

For a warm look in your bathroom, copper is the way to go. Since natural stone and wood are typically used in modern bathrooms, copper embellishments can give them an enticing rustic flair.

 

On the other hand, gold will give your bathroom all the glitz and glamour it needs. Either way, there are plenty of design opportunities. Ca wow effect by using a tile design with a metallic shimmer or simply use one of the warm metallics for faucets and lighting fixtures.

 

Make your living room sparkle

Your living room will allow you to mix different metallics and introduce all of their distinctive charms. For instance, you can use warm metallic colour fabrics for cosy throw pillows or create a stunning contrast by placing a metallic mirror frame on a dark wall. By using one of the warm metallics for decorative details, hardware, lighting fixtures and glamorous patterns, you’ll truly set the tone of elegance in your living room.

Design a luxurious bedroom

The right choice of metallics can give your bedroom a luxurious vibe with a touch of romance. However, make sure to create a subtle look by introducing just a few carefully picked metallic embellishments.

 

Whether it’s a set of gold lamps or lush curtains with a rose gold finish, warm metallics will create a regal ambience in your bedroom, enabling you to indulge in the touch of glamour.

Warm metallics will fill your home with warmth and elegance, creating a truly opulent look. By choosing your metals carefully and using them moderately, you’ll create a mesmerising effect.

Revamp Your Rental

Renting in an apartment or flat might make you feel like like you don’t have the right to make the changes you want in order to make it more you. There are numerous ways you can transform the living space to suit your personal vibe, without having to deal with back and forths between landlords or property managers

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Be bold with your colour choices

Start by getting some brightly coloured rug inspo. You can mix and match colours for a bigger impact. And if you want to make a really big impact opt for a brightly coloured sofa or armchair, something in lines of yellow or lime green.

You can also choose colourful artwork that will provide great contrast to your walls and liven up the space. Double check with your property manager about how you can hang things on your walls, there’s lots of ways to hang a painting!

 

 

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It’s all about the matte

Matte colours are taking over in 2018. You will see them in both fashion and interior design. In order to implement this trend in your rental you should go for smaller surfaces, like the bathroom.

Try looking for accessories with a matte finish, think soap dispensers, shower caddies and decorative objects in your bathroom.

 

 

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Tech up your kitchen

In most rentals kitchen tech is not high up in terms of priorities. If you are planning to keep up with the latest renovation trends there are several things you could consider changing.

Try some mood LED lighting in your kitchen for those cosy winter dinners and top that off with a few modern appliances like a stylish coffee maker or eye-catching pancake bot. (Yes they make pancake robots) By teching up up the kitchen in your rental you will make your life easier, and at the same time create a unique living space that suits your every need.

 

 

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Redesign your bedroom ceiling

This is an easy-to-implement trend that will make your rental feel much more homey. You can even make a DIY project out of it. First opt for a pattern or a texture. Make sure it goes well with your bedroom decor and that you are comfortable seeing it every morning when you open your eyes. You can do the design free hand style or opt to get stencils that can be removed.

Changing up your rental can really help you feel more at home, and more comfortable in that space. Getting a green light from your landlord means you can really go all out and make some significant changes.

6 Duvet Sets To Cosy Up To For Winter

As summer slowly fades away and the mornings turn crisp, the warm colours of Autumn/Winter become welcome in the home. It’s not too long until the first snowflakes drop on our mountain peaks and we have to start pulling out our winter bedding to keep us warm and cosy throughout the night. As long as you have a good duvet inner, your duvet covers don’t need to be hidden under mountains of blankets.

You can win any one of these duvet sets by commenting on this post with your favourite design.

 

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Winter Garden Wonderland

If you are a type who wants to spend time at home with your loved ones in on cold days, make your bedroom especially cozy with this design. Florals don’t have to be left for the warmer months.  The dark and moody palette is perfect for those brooding months with a cup of tea. The Dark Navy throw draped at the bottom of the duvet complements this winter garden look.

 

 

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Imperial Master Bedroom

It’s easy to ward off winter chill when your bedroom has as much cozy texture as the one shown here.

This set uses classic colours of gold and black to create the ultimate royal escape into your bedroom. No word on whether the younger ones in your house will be jealous that you get to have lion patterns on your duvet.

 

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Winter Holiday Home

Along with freezing feet and hands, winter brings the fun snow season. While the living room generally gets most of the action après ski, there’s no reason not to add a touch of magic to your bedroom décor as well.

For the aspiring minimalist that can’t quite commit to stark whites and blacks, this is a happy medium for all you hygge enthusiasts with it’s plush textures.

 

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Best Of Basics

Lying in bed listening to the wind howling outside your bedroom windows can be cozy, but not if you’re shivering beneath the sheets. The over scaling chevron pattern is a winner for any room. Balance the look with soft plush throws. This look works wonders for anyone starting to get an eye for interior design, plus it works great for fussy kids!

 

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Red Hot Autumn

It’s easy to ward off winter chill when your bedroom has as much red warmth like the one shown here.

Warm autumn colours take inspiration from the east. Cosy up in the crinkled fabric and layer up with coordinating accessories.  The simple colour blocked panels are detailed together with two-tone frog toggles.

 

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Iconic Florence

You might assume that fiery colors from the warm side of the spectrum are most suited to the winter bedroom, but actually, it’s the deeper, cooler colors that look their best when the sun’s rays are lower in the sky

Bring a designer look into your bedroom with one of Florence Broadhurst’s iconic designs. Intertwining geometric shapes harken back to renaissance style patterns. This lightly coloured set is the perfect way to brighten the inside of your home from the dark cold outside.


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