How to Make Your Space Sparkle & Shine

Ring in the New Year with a touch of glitz and glam! Here are a few decorating ideas to spruce up your space.

Go Gold
For a quick upgrade, add a few gold accents to your space. Decorate with gold picture frames, candles, throw pillows, or, if you feel daring, nightstands and coffee tables. You can even incorporate gold with your rugs, curtains, and blankets.

If you want to decorate with gold picture frames, then consider making them yourself. Use gold leaf paint to make your plain frames pop. Stencil a few gold accents on your white picture frames. Spray paint a few candlesticks, and then add white candles to complete the look. Use some of the gold spray paint to decorate vases, feathers, or even fake flowers.   

Cue the Curtains
Curtains can dramatically change the look of your home. Look for new curtains in a metallic shade. Also consider the material of your curtains. Silk, faux silk, and velvet curtains look elegant and hang well. Balance heavier curtains with light white sheers. Add to the luxurious look with a brass or gold curtain rod. This will make your space look chic and stylish.

Perk Up Your Pillows
Add some dazzle to your home by upgrading your pillows.  Look for throw pillows with sequins or metallic accents. Don’t be afraid to mix metals — blend gold, brass, and silver shades. Complement your new pillows with a fur or faux sheepskin throw blanket. This will make your couch feel oh-so comfortable.

Look at Your Lamps
Swap your standard lamps for metallic or sparkly pieces. Find glittery or golden lampshades to instantly upgrade your space. Invest in a floor lamp that makes a statement when you walk in the room. Look for a mirrored lamp with a crisp white lampshade. This will make your space look effortlessly chic.

Move in the Mirrors
Mirrors can add instant glam to your home — without the high cost! Make a gallery wall of mirrors and gold picture frames. Find a mirrored jewelry box to mix in your decor. Look for a mirrored nightstand or coffee table. Mirrors also make your home look more spacious. Who doesn’t want a more spacious, glamorous space?

Tackle the Table
Make your dining room table dazzle. Add a gold table runner, a metallic table setting, and gold candles. Make the table look polished by incorporating white accents with metallic pieces. Add a few gold and silver pillows to your dining room chairs. Your glamorous dining room table may inspire to host a dinner party!


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