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How to decorate with zinc ornaments

Buckets, watering cans, vases… Zinc rustic ornaments are a must in country décor. Look for some you like and include them in your decor, they’ll look amazing.

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Zinc objects used to be present in all houses, but they were used as daily tools, not as decorative elements. Today we can use them as elements to give a lot of personality to our homes. Putting some zinc objects give your home a rustic and romantic look, specially is you add them some flowers.

What are the most common pieces in this kind of décor? The pieces that remind us to the pieces we used in the past: buckets, watering cans, baskets… They now have a place in the most important decorating brands. Here you have some keys to decorate with zinc ornaments.

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Things that remind us to past times.

It could be its uncolored and rustic aspect or the fact that they are things that have been used by our mothers that makes this kind of objects look so vintage and special. As they also have that interesting and neutral color, they can combine perfectly with all color combinations. If you combine them with white, you can create very elegant and personal spaces.

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There are some people that use this kind of elements decorated or painted with flowers, bikes or letters to create a vintage décor. Roses are normally the main thing we use combined with zinc elements.

Perfect outdoor… and indoor too

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Zinc objects, that were used in our daily routine, are now part of our décor. One awesome idea is putting some flowers inside a zinc basket or an aromatic plant, like lavender.

Although zinc is a really taught material and it is perfect for outdoor, it can be also used inside. They will look awesome indoor, using them for storing things, in your kitchen, or as vases to put some flowers.

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One of the most special things of zinc objects is that they look more beautiful as they get older. You can combine them with old pieces of wood, the result is amazing.

Its maintenance is not a problem because it is not a delicate material. For cleaning it you just need to use water and soap and then dry it well. Be careful with acid substances like vinegar or lemon, because they can affect the surface of these objects.

Zinc furniture, why not?

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Zinc furniture can seem unusual, pieces that we are not used to see, but they used to be common some years ago.

They are mainly tables and chairs and some furniture for the bedroom that had some parts of zinc so that they were better protected. Although this kind of furniture is not frequently used, they can look awesome in the garden or the terrace. Rustic ambiences look even better with this kind of furniture, both indoor and outdoor.

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Do you have zinc ornaments in your house? How do you use them?

Via: Decoración 2.0

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Eva Osuna

Marketing student based in Madrid. Passionate of languages and handcrafting. Interested in design, arts, fashion and communication. Tavelling and food lover.

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