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Add an element of warmth and texture to a home

We have seen quite a bit of metallics used in home decor and this trend doesn't seem to be fading, as gold, silver and copper continues to show up on catwalks, and makes a feature in homes when used a wall tiles, textiles and decor accessories. You can easily add a touch of metallic to a home with the Rust-Oleum Universal range of metallic spray paints.

 

ABOVE: In a family home practical needs to combine with comfort to create a home that is easy to keep clean. Cotton slipcovered sofas mean you can wash as often as you like, while natural sisal rugs are hearwearing. Add pops of texture and colour with cushions, but don't forget to add a touch of glam with an elegant metallic light fitting. Grab a can of Rust-Oleum Universal metallic spray paint in Pure Gold and spray on a dash of drama. Metallics work with every style of decor and are an easy way to add an element of warmth and texture without damaging your bank balance! 

Metallics such as gold, copper and brass have long been used to forge and embellish decorative items for a home. But whereas real metallics cost the earth, using metallic spray paint to add a level of richness and luxury to a home is a 5-minute project that is affordable and instant. Use Rust-Oleum metallics to transform everyday items into pieces with bling. Create a picture gallery with a collection of mis-matched frames painted in metallic shades. You don't even need to add art to make a feature in a lounge, bedroom or entrance hall.

There are so many ways to use metallic hues in a home. Don't you just love this faux metallic zebra rug. The zebra pattern is drawn onto the wrong-side of a piece of pleather (faux leather or vinyl) using a Rust-Oleum gold leafing pen.

Use the pattern below as a guide for drawing out your zebra pattern on the wrong-side of the pleather and then fill in with a gold leafing pen... as easy as that !

Use Rust-Oleum Universal metallic spray paint to transform dated furniture into modern pieces. BELOW: A plain black steel table gets two coats of Rust-Oleum Universal pure gold and is styled with a few select accessories to turn it into an eye-catching vignette.

ABOVE and BELOW: A pair of secondhand wing back chairs are given a makeover with Rust-Oleum metallic gold spray paint. The chairs are taken apart to reupholster the back and seat cushion and are spray before re-assembly. Once completed, the chairs become a focal point in the dining room and add just the right amount of glamour to the space.

Metallics are an easy and inexpensive way to introduce warmth and texture into a home. You can use Rust-Oleum Universal spray paint on almost any surface, from fabrics to ceramics. Find the full range of Rust-Oleum products at your local Builders Warehouse and pop onto www.Rustoleum.com to see all the products available.

 

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