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Metallic Home Décor Ideas

Just how brilliant are metallic accessories? For affordable drama and elegance, they’re worth their weight in...well, you know. Here are layering lessons to help all kinds of rooms truly sparkle.

Matte or textured metallic accessories
Anna Williams
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For an Earthy Style

Keep things understated with matte or textured metals. Pieces with a soft finish (brushed, hammered, rippled) are a delicious addition to a rustic room. You can freely combine tones—copper, gold, silver—as long as you follow the matte rule. Muted rugs and pillows with a light metallic touch are also right at home amid earthy furnishings.

Rug of metallic suede and hemp (five by seven feet), $295, serenaandlily.com. Snakeskin candlestick in soft brass, $48, lisa-jarvis.com. Penelope accent table, $161, crateandbarrel.com. Copper-dome pendant lamp, $498, michelevarian.com. Majestic pillow, $60, zgallerie.com. Brass Indian stool, $249, wisteria.com. Lostine Biscayne arm-chair in silver, $325, minam.com. Gild Trunk table, $450, jaysonhome.com.

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