By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine

It’s all about that brass. But don’t expect to see that 1980s super shine. Today’s trendy brass is more of an antique brass, which is being used in light fixtures, mirrors, frames, and even furniture trims.

Mandie Maguire, an interior designer and broker associate with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services in Park Ridge, Ill., says antique brass fixtures are especially trendy with white kitchen cabinets along with a light quartzite countertop.

The antique brass also pops against gray walls.

“Brass is definitely back, but it’s a new brass – muted, less harsh, and not polished,” says Barbara Nazzaro, owner of A Simply Staged Home in the Boston area.

Source: Staged & Sold

Copyright NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Reprinted with permission.


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This Article Appears Courtesy of Steven Diadoo

Steven Diadoo, Licensed Realtor in MN with BRIDGE REALTY and best-selling author of 'Road to Success' with Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul), Board Member at Bowling for Brains Non-Profit 501(c)3 (Event to benefit the American Brain Tumor Association), licensed Realtor with Bridge Realty, Seen on DIY TV, Create Channel and PBS. For help buying and/or selling a house, please call (952) 270-6141 or Click here.

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