This Old Journal: Part six-Mixing metals

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By Ashley Lisenby

Digital Editor

With the "big room" unveiling party in a couple days, the space is nearly finished and more odds and ends have moved in. 

For some fashionistas (and fashionmistas) mixing silver and gold is a design faux pas. But for other, more daring creative types, mixing the two spices things up. It appears that interior designer and Divine Consign owner Kellie Scott has taken the road less traveled.

You may remember a large, round mirror with silver trimming as well as a silver wall sculpture from the last This Old Journal entry. Other silver pieces in the room include the legs of a marble top table, the legs of a red couch and a couple silver reading lamps. 

One of the more noticeable gold accented items in the room is a glass bar cart adorned with curvacious peach-colored glass bottles (void of alcohol, I might add) and books.

The combination of silver and gold may be off-putting to some, but when done well it can be an attraction as opposed to a distraction. By selecting silver as the more prominent of the two metals, the mixing is easy on the eyes. Scott may have been inspired by the glint of those shiny gold and silver trophies inside the amoire.  

More This Old Journal to come!

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