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Color Closeup- Our Metallics

Color Closeup- Our Metallics
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Synopsis: Choosing the right color can be hard- that is why we have free samples and this handy guide to help you out!

Metallic colors are neutral and have always been a very popular choice for everything from fixtures in homes, to shoes, to colors of cars, and even home decor. Metallic colors are classy and versatile, looking great with a variety of colors in many tones and shades. So, say you want Trading Phrases to make you a decal of your favorite quote so your living room wall will really be “complete”. But what kind of a metallic color should you pick? What shade will go best with your particular wall? Have no fear, Trading Phrases is here to clear up any color crises you may have!

Of course, if you have the time, getting our free color samples is the way to go. There is absolutely no cost to you and we send them out on a postcard six days a week. You can request FREE color samples by clicking HERE anytime. This is really the perfect way to see the colors in person and really decide for yourself what looks best in your home! You can also request working samples on the same form to test out your wall’s texture before you buy.

But what if you don’t have the time to request samples? What if you need the quote in silver for your wall by the end of next week because your in-laws are visiting? Don't worry- that is what this blog post is for!

Trading Phrases has three shades of metallic colors. Let’s start with the classic Satin Gold (91). Below is a picture of our three metallic colors next to a shiny faux-gold plastic trophy and an old weathered key. As you can see in the picture, the trophy is much shinier than the satin gold color. The Satin Gold has the barest hint of a sheen and isn’t at all reflective like the trophy. The tone of gold is also much deeper. However, our Satin Gold is a bit brighter than the old weathered key next to it.

In the picture below, our Satin Silver (90) is next to a typical car key and a silver-colored necklace. As you can see, our Satin Silver is less reflective than both of those surfaces and slightly grayer and bluer than typical shiny silver. Our Satin Silver has the quality of an old weathered nickel, darker silver with just the barest hint of sheen. 

Satin Copper (92) color next to an old weathered key, a copper necklace, and an antique copper-colored pocket watch. Our Satin Copper is not as reflective as the pocket watch, but is roughly as reflective as the links on the copper chain are or the weathered key is. It has just the barest hint of sheen. Our Satin Copper is roughly the same color as the weathered key but is a tone or two more brown.  As for the dark copper necklace, it is a few shades brighter than the chain’s links. This is our most popular satin metallic color and is very beautiful in person! The pocket watch is a hair more bright than Satin Copper, since it has more of a reddish tint to it than a brown.

In the picture below, we have included all of the items so you can compare them against our three metallic shades together.

As always, in the event that you have questions about anything- color, size, installation, etc.- give us a call. In order to achieve supreme customer service, we take phone calls from 10AM-4PM EST, Monday-Friday at 800-615-6473. If talking on the phone isn’t your thing, you can send questions to our live chat operator between those same hours listed above or you can drop an email to info@tradingphrases.com. One of our fabulous CSRs will respond within 24 hours! Also, if you purchase decals from us, please send us back pictures of your beautiful walls! There will be an awesome coupon in it for you and we love to use customer images on our website!

Have a great week everyone! And remember… your walls should make you smile!



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