Metallic Decor is a Winter Chicago New Homes Trend

November 27, 2012

chicago new homes metallic decorThis winter, interior designers are all about glimmer, shimmer and sparkle. Metallic decor and accessories are the number one winter 2013 design trend, and silver and gold furnishings and accessories make great additions to Chicago new homes.

Here are some tips on how to incorporate the latest shiny trend into your living space:

  • Spruce up a wreath with metallic paint. Silver or gold metallic paint will give a traditional holiday wreath more flair.
  • Try a silver end table. If you’re the crafty type, you can paint an old end table yourself, or if you’re not creatively inclined, you can purchase one that already has metallic accents. An eye-catching end table will update a living room or family room without breaking the bank.
  • Purchase some copper metallic fixtures. By updating light fixtures, you can incorporate the metallic trend in a way that won’t overpower a room, and you can also stick to a budget by shopping at places such as Ikea or Target.
  • Use metallic wall decals. Metallic wall decals come in a variety of patterns from geometric designs to more ornate flower images. is a great website for decals. You can also find them at home stores such as World Market, which has several Chicago locations.
  • Add some gold and silver table accessories to your kitchen. Whether it’s a gold-laced table runner or a sparkly napkin ring, why not add some glitz to your dining area?

What accessories will you buy to make your home more glam this winter?

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