Magpies that we are, we can't resist something with a shine. Metals are ideal for creating layers of texture so gather together copper, pewter, silver and steel to add inventive and eye-catching touches to your home.
Here are three simple ways to create a lustrous display.
A selection of mismatched antique candlesticks creates a striking display of different shapes and designs
Create a subtly glamorous dressing table arrangement with antique jewellery boxes and metallic-edged accessories for an understated, grown-up look
Textured vintage wallpaper provides a perfect backdrop for elegant metallic antiques
Images: Katya de Grunewald
Styling: Marisa Daly
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