Friday, May 1, 2015
Does your kitchen seem dull and boring? Are you looking for a way to add some interest without creating a distraction? One way to do this is by adding brass accents to your kitchen design. This trend was very popular back in the 80s and even through the early part of the 90s but then it faded away for a while.
Like many trends, it’s making a comeback but the modern version of this design is more interesting and elegant than ever before. You have so many options today that weren’t available years ago and that makes it possible for you to add these accents in a subtle way that complements the rest of your décor.
Too much brass would be a bit overwhelming and even make your kitchen space feel a bit cold and uninviting. However, by adding brass accents to your kitchen décor in subtle ways, you can give it a sophisticated and glamorous look without overdoing it.
Below are some of the ways you can use brass as accent pieces throughout your kitchen:
You can even buy pots and pans with brass bottoms to help keep the theme going throughout your kitchen with your cookware. These options allow you to use as much or as little brass as you feel comfortable with in your kitchen. For example, brass pendant lights, hardware for your cabinets and sink faucets make a great combination that adds just enough brass to set off the rest of your décor.
If you want to make more of an impression, then adding a brass backsplash and a stove hood would really stand out. Our professional decorators can help you find creative and fun ways to add brass to your kitchen in a way that is modern and elegant.
You can use brass to spice up your kitchen in several ways but it’s important to know that there are different types of brass accents available. Therefore, you need to choose a tone that complements the rest of your décor. For example, use polished brass if you want your accents to be shiny and grab your attention as soon as you walk in the room. If you prefer something a little less intense, choose accents with a matte finish.
When you combine brass with neutral colors, it’ll help create balance within the room. This also gives your kitchen a modern feel so you won’t feel like you stepped back in time. Give us a call when you’re ready to begin your project and we can set up a consultation to discuss the different options that would help you create the look you envisioned.
When used correctly, brass can help create a beautiful and glamorous environment. It gives your kitchen just enough shine to draw attention to it without overwhelming the senses. It’s a fun and unique way to add interest to a dull, boring kitchen.
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