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Things I Love: Metallics

I’m a huge fan of all the shine I’ve been seeing lately! Of course I love glitter and sequins, but right now I’m more inspired by two different metallic details. Up first is foil stamping! Just about any invitation can look fabulous with some foil whether they are modern, elegant, or romantic. It brings in a bit of glam!

I adore the teal and gold combo on these invitations:

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{teal and gold foil invitations photo by Sean Flanigan invitations by Lilia DeGregory via 100 Layer Cake}

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{romantic blush and gold invitations photo by Melissa Schollaert Photography invitations by Red Table Stationery via Southern Weddings Mag}

gray-silver-foil-stamp-invitationsSilver-Foil-Modern-Letterpress-Invitation

{silver foil on dark grey invitation and photo by Good Job Creative Studio via Pocketful of Dreams; silver foil on light grey invitation and photo by Andrew Townsend via Brooklyn Bride}

I love the mix of silver, gold, and copper foil on these elegant and modern invitations.

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{pink navy metallic foil invitation photo by DeShelia Spann Photography invitations by Emily Larson Designs via Style Me Pretty}

Similarly, check out these GORGEOUS foiled edges!

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{foil edging photo and invitations by Bella Figura via Polka Dot Bride}

The other detail I’m loving is metallic rimmed glassware and dinnerware! So decadent and completely fabulous!

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{gold rimmed plate photo by Jennifer Dery* via Jill and Luke’s wedding}

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{silver rimmed bowl from Dar’s Eden}

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{midas touch glassware from Design Within Reach}

A couple DIY posts for you today on how to make your own metallic “dipped” glassware:

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{DIY gold dipped holiday glasses tutorial via momtastic}

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{DIY gold dipped glassware tutorial by Honestly…WTF}

I’m absolutely adding these last two tutorials to my “to make” board on Pinterest! If you’re curious at all about the process of foil stamping at all, check out Nole’s recent post over at Oh So Beautiful Paper on how it is done!

So what do you think? Do you like the foil details or do you think that metallics belong only on your ring finger?

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