Living etc: Shimmer on

The biggest holiday of the year is just around the corner and, for most homeowners, it’s never too early nor too late to start turning your home into a festive delight of merriment, extravagance and bespoke Christmas interior design. Indeed, one of the best ways to celebrate the Yuletide spirit is to dress up home spaces and ornaments in a manner that both exudes joy and readily welcomes cheerful visitors.

This year, why not break away from the traditional red and green Christmas theme and make a statement with metallics and everything that shimmers and glimmers? If this idea inspires, read below for some tips on how to experience a shimmering Christmas season.

Metallic Walls

Set a classy and elegant ambience to your home this Christmas with a fresh coat or two of glossy metallic paint. Far from the heavy metal tones you may envisage, eicó’s metallic collection of 12 shimmering hues offer a subtle but respendent sheen which come to life under natural or artificial light.

Transform your living room walls from ho-hum to glitz glamour with eicó’s line of metallic acrylic paints. All that glitters doesn’t have to be a garish..check out the beautiful shimmer of warm Bollywood(gold), Fairytale(lilac) and Sapphire(dark blue) featured in the December issue of Living etc magazine, it suggests festive ideas to decorate for the Christmas season. These colours add an element of luxury and extravagance that their matte counterparts are unable to achieve. Painting walls with metallic paints captures and reflects light all around the room, brightening your Christmas ambiance in true stunning effect. Not sure about incorporating metallic sheen into your home on a grander scale? Choose your accent wall and dress it up with the subtle glow of eicó’s Bollywood or eicó’s deep and enchanting Sapphire. This brings sophisticated subtle shine without the bling.

Metallic Accessories

There are countless ways to bring your home to life with metallic finishes. The Christmas tree, the most famous Christmas decorative accessory, can be painted with gold or silver metallic paints for a modern appeal Embellishing the tree with gold glass ornaments and metallic faux flowers guarantees it will be an eye-catcher that will draw the attention of your guests. Take it up a notch and adorn your windows with alternating gold and silver Christmas balls wired together, fashionably draping the frame of the window. Update your old tables with a lick of metallic paint in gold to create a sense of continuity with the overall silver-gold palette or try a dark blue for the dramatic contrast. Grace your table with sexy silver ornaments such as a decorative bowl filled with Christmas baubles and trinkets, candle holders with glitter candles, painted vintage bottles and strategically placed stunning silver ribbons. Finish the look by hanging an inexpensive wreath with hints of metallic gold on the front door to greet visitors with a hint of regal of grandeur.

While it’s true that a simple metallic embellishment goes a long way, Christmas offers the opportunity to experiment with decadence and extravagance when it comes to home decoration. This is the perfect season to sample the beauty of shine, shimmer and sparkle. Start turning your gorgeous Christmas interior design ideas into reality with eicó’s collection of luxurious metallic acrylic paints. You will surely adore the readily-available 12 colours or you can pick your own choice of colour with the assistance of our many paint specialists. Visit our online shop now to check out eicós gorgeous selection of paints and bejewel and bedazzle this Christmas.

Metallic Christmas Decoration with eicó metallic paints

eicó metallic paints

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