| Sheila Howell
Elegant. Dramatic. Expensive. The words used to describe black and gold interiors speak to your inner designer. Black and gold decor is considered luxurious, glamorous and sophisticated - for good reason! This classic color duo works in nearly any interior design style - from traditional to modern to contemporary to eclectic to minimal - and everything in between!
But just because it's classic and timeless, doesn't mean its mistake proof! Here are 5 tips for decorating with black and gold.
5 Tips for Decorating with Black and Gold
1. More is More
If you're going to indulge in black and gold, more is more. a touch of gold and black is fun - must a well-done black and gold interior demonstrates you can't go overboard if you do it right.
2. Glizt Can Be Soothing
Rather than stimulating the senses, a black and gold bedroom can be calming and restful.
3. White Brightens Black and Gold
Bold splashes of white give bright, modern appeal to this black and gold kitchen.
4. Gold is a Neutral
Black and gold contemporary dining room from DecorPad
Use gold as a room accent, as jewelry or as a feature. Gold mirrors, lighting, tables, picture frames, hardware, pillows and other accessories blend in any color scheme.
5. Black Can Expand
Traditional black and gold entry from digsdigs
Rather than dark and gloomy, a black and gold hallway can be open and inviting!
Whether you decorate with a touch or go all-out with black and gold interior design, there are black and gold antiques for every decor.
Antique French Empire Style Side Chairs with Black and Gold Upholstery - Pair
This pair of antique French Empire style side chairs has beautiful hand-painted gold details on the backs and legs. The gold accents stand out against the rich black base. The fabric has a deep black background with an elegant gold pattern. These were purchased from an estate sale of a historic home in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Dimensions: Each measures 34" H x 18.5" D x 17" W
European Finds has beautiful antique furniture styles from France, Italy, England, Belgium and Holland - our selection includes gorgeous European antiques from every corner of the Continent. Some are extremely rare, others less so, but all are historic, authentic survivors from a bygone era, and will make lovely additions to your home or office.
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