Mixed Chrome, Antique Brass, and Iron
Andrady Associates
July 29, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I am working on a large VIctorian (1880s Stick). I have found several light fixtures that I like, but some are chrome, some are antique brass finish and one is even an iron/metal finish. Can I mix these throughout the house? All are classy, antique, with a simple elegance look. Or should I stick with a more uniform approach?
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Carolyn C. Interior Decorator, Brampton, ON.
I like mixing metals and finishes. It creates a look of a design created over time.

Have your finishes similar in each room or open area. Again - they don't have to be a perfect match but they should compliment each other.

Have fun!!
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Here is one ideabook on mixing finishes for a bathroom.

   July 29, 2013 at 5:30AM
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IMO, YES! Mix your metals and finishes. It keeps the rooms from becoming boring and stagnant. When everything matches perfectly it looks more like a 'builder's economy pack'.
   July 29, 2013 at 5:41AM
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Andrady Associates
Thanks for all your help! I'm mixing 'er up!
1 Like   July 29, 2013 at 7:25AM
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