Is Brass the New Stainless Steel?
Bomber jackets, velvet, brass…. what do all of these things have in common? They are 80’s trends that are back in style today! Although bomber jackets and velvet are great, we’re here today to talk about good old BRASS. Just like everything else, if you wait long enough it is bound to come back in style. Brass no longer looks outdated, it now adds a luxurious and beautiful touch to your home. Now you might be thinking, “how could that shiny gold material possibly look good in my home? “ Well, brass isn’t as shiny and overpowering as it once was. It provides that subtle touch of elegance without making you feel like your back in the 80s.
There are plenty of ways to add hints of brass throughout your home without going overboard. Take a look at some of our suggestions.
1. Brass Fixtures
Fixtures such as knobs, faucets, light fixtures, and paper towel holders are great ways to add brass to your kitchen or bathroom. These are easy and relatively inexpensive way to incorporate brass without overpowering your space.
2. Brass Chairs & Seating
There are many different bar stools, couches, and chairs with brass accents to highlight any room. Pairing brass bar stools with an all white kitchen gives it a luxurious, clean feeling.
Brass tables are a wonderful accent piece to finish off any room in your house. Coffee tables, end tables, nightstands and even your dining room table are great ways to incorporate brass.
4. Bed Frames
Brass bed frames are back in style! They create a minimal, sleek and modern look to any room. Pairing them with a white or black comforter lets the brass pop and become the focal point of the room.
5. Range Hoods
More often today, we are seeing beautiful custom kitchens being done with custom range hoods. This is a great way to incorporate brass and tie all of your other fixtures together.
Are we saying brass is the new stainless steel? Is the next thing brass refrigerators and ovens? Probably not! However, brass is perfect for subtle accent pieces, fixtures and small decor throughout your home!