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Decor trend: How to add brass to your home

If you want something to really give your home an injection of elegance, why not try brass? From subtle to flashy hues and classic to traditional pieces, brass is the top design material for spring and the perfect way to update your decor.

Brass chandelier

Bath time

For a statement piece of brass you cannot go wrong with, try this supremely elegant and lavish free-standing bath, from Catchpole & Riley £3950. Mix with dark green or deep red tones for a dramatic and opulent look.

Sweet dreams

If you fancy adding some old fashioned charm to your bedroom, go for this Grace Antique Brass Bedstead, John Lewis, £475. The lavish stand will contrast beautifully with the softness of the fabrics and create a sturdy but soft slumber spot.

Rain drops

Jonathan Adler uses worn metal to create a modern and eye catching mirror with brass framing. The C. Jere Rain Drops Mirror, £1800 3-D sculpture mirror is the perfect centre piece for any room and gives a new twist on how to incorporate the heavy metal into your home.

Brass touches

Elaborate brass accessories like picture frames and candle holders add a touch elegance to your home. This candle holder from Oka, £36 has an exotic feel with the intricate design, softening the sometimes harsh metal.

Let there be light

The traditional brass table lamp has been a staple of English interior design for years. This curvy, bronze finish table lamp from John Lewis with an attractive crackle glass shade, £35, is a modern twist on an old favourite. The deep red hue of the brass contrast to the icy cracked glass shade create a simple yet attractive design that is sure to impress.

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