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“Gilver” (Gold + Silver): The New Metallic Hue

Have you heard of GILVER? A mash up of gold & silver, this color is becoming the favorite of many celebrities and designers because of its ability to enhance any skin tone or color scheme. First we saw it on Anne Hathaway in 2011 for the Oscars, then we saw it gaining popularity on the Fall 2012 runway, and now we’re seeing it in interior decor in a variety of shades! Check out our favorite GILVER looks:

Gold + Silver = Gilver Swatches

anne hathaway gilver dress oscar de la rentaAnne Hathaway wearing Oscar de la Renta

Ellie Saab Fall 2012 Runway Fashion Gilver DressEllie Saab Fall 2012 Runway

Ellie Saab Fall 2012 Runway Fashion Gilver DressEllie Saab Fall 2012 Runway

A GILVER accent wall is a great way to tone down a room filled with gold. Here, it tempers the yellow undertones in the furniture, mirror and light fixtures.

Gilver Wallpaper in Bathroom Interior Decor

Winfield Thybony Wallpaper - Beijing - Umber WMA8032
Winfield Thybony Wallpaper – Beijing – Umber
Winfield Thybony Wallpaper - Metallic Foil WTO6190
Winfield Thybony Wallpaper – Metallic Foil – WTO6190
Winfield Thybony Wallpaper - Artistic Impressions - WTA1002
Winfield Thybony Wallpaper – Artistic Impressions – WTA1002

GILVER walls are also a great way to tie together silver & gold pieces in a room by framing the space with a mixture of the two colors. We like this tiled version, which looks like metal.

gold-foyer-wallaper-metallic-decor-ideas-gilver

Ralph Lauren Wallpaper - Empress Foil - Tarnished Gold LWP65409W
Ralph Lauren Wallpaper – Empress Foil – Tarnished Gold
Winfield Thybony Wallpaper - Metallic Foil - WTO6193
Winfield Thybony Wallpaper – Metallic Foil – WTO6193
Cole & Son Wallpaper - Kings Mirror - Gilver CS 98-13055
Cole & Son Wallpaper – Kings Mirror – Gilver

A grey dining room gets a dramatic makeover with silky GILVER pleated tieback drapery. It takes the distressed furniture to a glamorous place.

Gilver Curtains Interior Decor Metallic

Schumacher Fabric - Poiret Satin - Dove 50441
Schumacher Fabric – Poiret Satin – Dove
Beacon Hill Fabric - Annina - Silver
Beacon Hill Fabric – Annina – Silver

Hicks Hexagon & Woods, both iconic wallpaper patterns from Cole & Son, come in GILVER options, too. Here we see Hicks Hexagon used as a neutral backdrop for colorful furniture.

hicks hexagon living room interior decor

Cole & Son Wallpaper - Hicks Hexagon - Gilver/White/Black 95_3016_CS
Cole & Son Wallpaper – Hicks Hexagon – Gilver/White/Black
Cole & Son Wallpaper - Woods & Pears - Gilver/Black 95_5031_CS
Cole & Son Wallpaper – Woods & Pears – Gilver/Black
Cole & Son Wallpaper - Corallo - Gold 77_4012_CS
Cole & Son Wallpaper – Corallo – Gold

A GILVER textured paper is also a perfect complement to another trend, brass details. Try it in a grasscloth, a metal foil or granite stone.

gilver grasscloth metallic interior decor

Phillip Jeffries Wallpaper - Glam Grass - Pear on Silver PJ 5225
Phillip Jeffries Wallpaper – Glam Grass – Pear on Silver
Winfield Thybony Wallpaper - Warp Lay - WTO6112
Winfield Thybony Wallpaper – Warp Lay – WTO6112
Phillip Jeffries Wallpaper - Granite Stone - Silverado PJ 1883
Phillip Jeffries Wallpaper – Granite Stone – Silverado

Related Articles:

Transform your Home with Metallics

4 New Ways to Decorate with Silver & Gold

3 Tasteful Ways to Use Metallics

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