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Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Heavy Metal!

I think it’s fair to say that the majority of us tend to stick with natural soft furniture and storage in our homes. Although lately, I have seen metal popping up everywhere (particularly as storage furniture). I have been on the fence about it for a while but I now find myself a convert. From wire baskets, to vintage metal lockers to polished aluminium stools, I fell in love with them all! I like that it adds a sort of gritty industrial feel to a space, but I must admit that I prefer it when it is balanced out with soft fluffy textiles, house plants and rustic timber.  How do you feel about metal furniture in your home?

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11 comments:

  1. Loving all these images.
    The chest in the first one is stunning such a great feature in the room!
    Great post.

    Abigail x

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  2. for me it would have to be subtle - like a chest of drawers or some storage unit. that console the tv is on in the first picture is pretty badass, too.

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  3. I love these metal industrial pieces! I recently snatched up a vintage metal task lamp that would be right at home with any of these snapshots!!

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  4. Loving this industrial feel. Great blog. Amy x
    http://www.miloandmitzy.blogspot.com

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  5. So many cool images. I love the industrial look, but would like to balance it out with some nice soft furnishings. Pic 7 is great - those awesome metal drawers, and lamp, with the natural wooden floors, and the lovely soft bed and blanket. xxx

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  6. am loving the metal storage pieces...it's chic and industrial and is so perfect for nearly any style home..fabulous pics..
    best,
    maureen

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  7. I like the industrial look that meta gives...just not for me personally! Maybe a subtle touch here or there though!

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  8. This was a refreshing look at metal and how it can be used throughout the home, making places seem cozy and cool at the same time.

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  9. I love it, since it adds another layer of texture to the space - especially when combined with something soft!

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  10. So many gorgeous inspirations, Meghan! I think I just fell in love with the light fixtures in the first picture and the cool wire coffee table!

    Great post, thanks for sharing! Have a beautiful weekend!

    Jessie
    www.mixandchic.com

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  11. So many gorgeous pics here! I do love a touch of industrial - it looks great in so many settings and mixes with so many styles. I think it just adds a bit of an edge! x

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