Golden is a special color, maybe demanding but which may do wonders in interior design when it is used intelligently, in harmony with other decorative elements and in full compliance with a set of aesthetic criteria.

Elegant Living Room

Living Room with Gold Accents

Let’s see together 4 smart ways to use golden in decorating the house:

1| LIVING ROOM DECORATED WITH GOLD ACCENTS

As I mentioned above, golden is a demanding colour and therefore it should be used carefully without overdoing. Golden should be used subtly as secondary colour. Only in this way it will look good and will increase the overall appearance of the room. Otherwise it could be a tedious factor that disturbs your eyes with its intense brilliance.

A living room with a wallpaper pattern in blue-gray and golden is a very inspired choice and also extremely suitable for a room elegant, even luxurious, where you can invite your guests.

However, to counterbalance the dominant effect of this colour you should use shades and cool colors such as beige, blue and brown.

Feng Shui Bedroom

Bedroom with Gold Accents

2| FENG SHUI BEDROOM WITH GOLD ACCENTS

If you decorate your house in Feng Shui style, then you must use golden in your combinations. It is mandatory color for this concept. According to Feng Shui principles, golden is associated with financial welfare and happiness.

Golden actually express the vital energy of the sun, is a cheerful color, warm and inviting.

In the bedroom, gold can be used as an accent color in various accessories such as chandelier, pillows and picture frames. This color has a pleasant, warm vibration, very suitable for the intimate bedroom space.

3| THE GOLDEN CHRISTMAS TREE

Golden is generally a colour that should be used sparingly.

Marvelous Rooms with Gold Accents (video)

However, during the winter holidays, golden is used in abundance in interior design. For example, a traditional Christmas tree can be decorated with many golden globes. To balance their brilliance, add white, beige and green ornaments. You will have a bright and elegant tree with a festive look.

4| VINTAGE ROOM WITH GOLD ACCENTS

Nothing is more elegant and more suitable than golden in a room with old furniture. An old but elegant sofa, a few oil paintings and gilded wooden fittings can make a luxurious decor that attracts all eyes.

If you like vintage furniture, but you want a modern interpretation combine golden upholstery of the furniture and accessories with soft and comfortable, plain, neutral colors like cream.