Guest Picks: Brass Details for a Polished Look
A pair of these brass pendants would be lovely hanging above an island or peninsula in a masculine kitchen. Stick to a black, white and gray color scheme, and these pendants will steal the show.Next: Brass and Gold Accents Make a Comeback
Aesthetically pleasing flush-mount ceiling lights can be hard to come by, but this clover-shaped one in a natural brass finish is stunning. It would be the perfect light for a dark and boring hallway.
A decorative brass bowl can beautifully corral jewelry on a nightstand or keys on an entryway console. I love when form meets function.
It's all in the details. Swap out less-than-stellar knobs on a dresser or nightstand with brass ring pulls for a dignified look.
A slender hourglass makes the perfect brass addition to an office, library or den.
Non-frilly brass candlesticks will never go out of style. Group them on a mantel, coffee table or dining table for a stunning display.
Why, hello there, little brass anchor door knocker. Nice to meet you. May I come in?
Can't you picture these lovely brass butterflies gracefully dancing across a little girl's wall? They are too sweet.
How adorable would this vintage giraffe look sitting on top of a dresser in a nursery? Be still my heart.
Throw a low-maintenance plant in this vintage glass box for a mini terrarium. Set it on the coffee table as a conversation piece.
Add a bit of brassy shine to a casual living room with this curvy side table. It's the perfect spot for a glass of water or a nightcap.
Create a cozy corner in a room with this brass floor lamp. Pair it with an oversize upholstered armchair for an easy spot to spend hours reading or relaxing.
I'm loving the modern design of this coat hook. The brass finish keeps it from coming off as too sleek or trendy. I'd hang a trio near the front door for guests.
This beautiful textured boot tray is almost too pretty for dirty shoes, but that wouldn't keep me from adding one to my mudroom.
Bring some brass into the bathroom with this modest towel ring. And yes, it's OK to mix metal finishes.
How about a lovely aged brass mailbox on your front porch? The brass finish will only get better with age, as it naturally patinas in the elements.
Design Star winner Emily Henderson recently incorporated a pair of these brass swing arms into her new office, but they've been on my radar for some time. I'd put them on either side of a nailhead-trimmed headboard against a dark, moody wall in a master bedroom — maybe mine?
This breathtaking chandelier would be a total splurge but a great focal point in a living or dining room. The round bulbs have a contemporary shape, instead of the traditional tapered candelabra bulbs.
OK, so this isn't real brass, but the gold-toned metal totally ups the ante on this relatively simple table lamp. Gold is a great grown-up detail. The glass base can be filled to add depth and quirk.
Sometimes just a little touch of brass is all it takes to make a piece feel more grown-up. I love the antique brass fittings paired with the scalloped shade and black trim. It's so posh.