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A Metallic Bar for New Year's Eve!
21 Dec 2017

Color Adventures: A Metallic Bar

For our very last and final Color Adventures this year, we've created a sparkly, metallic bar filled to the brim with...DISCO BALLS! Here's how to recreate this at home...

Color Adventures: A Metallic Bar

In the past, many design rules said not to mix metallics. But we think rules like that are meant to be broken. You can certainly mix metallics if you have a good distribution of each metallic within a space. Here, we mixed both gold and silver with the silver disco ball arch as the focal point.

Color Adventures: A Metallic Bar

We used tiny disco balls to fill terrariums and domed containers to sit on top of the credenza. If you have a wide cylindrical glass vases, those work great, too!

Color Adventures: A Metallic Bar

Since the metallic is the star of the show, keep everything else neutral with greys and whites in base furniture and wall color. We also added in a rich navy velvet for a bit of texture.

Sources shown: Amazon silver disco balls, Amazon gold disco balls, Benjamin Moore Sweatshirt Gray paint, Urban Outfitters gold planter, Ai Modern credenza, W&P Designs pineapple shaker, vintage gold blocked pitcher & glasses, Target terrarium, Leif Shop gold spoons (past season), Harlow & Grey blue napkins, Bonjour Fete gold stripe napkins, Target geo bursts, Oh Joy! for Target fox figurine, Oh Joy! for Target squirrel figurine, Oh Joy! for Target peacock figurine, Target glass dome (past season), Harlow & Grey plates, vintage striped pitcher & glasses, Knot & Bow paper straws, Anne and Kate glitter swizzle sticks, Urban Outfitters dotty rug, Target faux shag rug, Wayfair chairs, Target side table (past season), Oh Joy! for Target HI vase.

{Photos by Lily Glass, styling by Julia Wester, styling assistance and crafting by Jess Hong.} 

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