Tag Archives: brass

How to Update When Your Hardware is All Brass

One of my favorite new clients and her husband just bought a large 1970’s home with TONS of potential. The architecture and floorplan of the home is amazing, but because it was built in the 1970s, there are a few quirky things we are going to have to work on. before 

When Brass is a Good Thing & What You Get From Having a Melt-Down

Most of us are aware that shiny brass fixtures can make a home feel a bit dated.  But those fixtures aren’t real brass – and real brass can add class (sorry, couldn’t resist the rhyme).   I found this brass lamp at a yard sale a few weeks ago – it’s made of real brass […]

Decorating Trend: Back in Brass?

Over the last week, I have been conversing with a lively forum of redesigners and stagers about how many current trends in design are “coming back.”   It all started with a comment on brass being the hot “new” finish for lighting and plumbing fixtures.  Most of the group was appalled, and were confused as to […]