Get the Midas Touch: Finish any space beautifully with high-shine metal details

Improve your home by adding unexpected hits of luxury and glamour in the form of high-shined and polished metal details.

Upgrade a hallway scheme with highly polished copper accessories like these gorgeous copper bowls, from An Angel at my Table (opens in new tab).
Look for pieces that combine raw materials and luxe, polished metals like this contemporary Pimlico copper table lamp, £103, Artisanti. (opens in new tab)

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Give a cosy, rustic family kitchen a sophisticated twist with an oversized copper pendant and pops of brass and zinc. This cool pendant costs £217 and is from Artisanti (opens in new tab) 

andstunning Lassi copper jug is from Idyll Home (opens in new tab) 

costing £89. Stick to a simple backdrop of raw-plank-effect florring and a faux painted-brick wallpaper- touches of polish should be kept to the details.

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Touches of polished aluminium and steel give a relaxed family living room a very grown-up attitude. The brass vase (on shelf) is from Cox and Cox (opens in new tab)costing £45 and the trunk (under the coffee table) is £40 from Habitat (opens in new tab). Combine sleek silver finished with reclaimed woof to create a warm contrast. The silver floorlamp from Original BTC (opens in new tab) cost £431 and the Langley dresser is £799 from Barker and Stonehouse (opens in new tab)

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Mix soft pinks and rustic textures with touches of metal for a cosy but chic bedroom. The framed prints are from Notonthehighstreet (opens in new tab) and cost £42 each and the fab Piet mirror, £215 is from Graham and Green (opens in new tab)

. Hang a trio of designer-style bare-bulb pendants low by the bed for reading light. These light bulb kits from Grace & Glory (opens in new tab) come in copper, silver and brass costing £45 each.

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Bring glamour to the everyday with brass finishes on storage jars, shelving and even the Dualit toaster which costs £199 from John Lewis (opens in new tab). The copper lidded glass jars are from a selection at An Angel At My Table (opens in new tab) and the shelving is from the Nils Strinning range at Haus. (opens in new tab)

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Tamara Kelly

Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.