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A guide to buying decorative bowls

A decorative bowl is a simple yet functional way of decorating your house. Whatever your personal style, your decorative plates and bowls will reflect just this. There is a variety of options to choose from. This article will help you make the proper selection from different options.

Uses of a decorative bowl

It effectively adds an element of sophistication to your living space and contributes a lot of texture and colour. It sets the mood of the room. You can supplement one master bowl with a bunch of smaller bowls or accessorise a master bowl with marbles, stones and cloth.

Different types

Enamelled metal bowls These bowls are found in a wide range of shapes, sizes, colours and patterns. They are characterised by a shiny metallic effect inside and a matte painted effect outside. These bowls create a beautiful contrast and can gel with any kind of room starting from a vintage setting to a simple uncluttered living room. Cut glass bowls These decorative glass bowls are ideal for a vintage room. However, these need to be accessorised well. If you have a standalone piece, then make sure that the pattern and cut of the piece is very bold and exaggerated. You can keep one such bowl on the bookshelf to create a statement. Alternately, you can keep a simple bowl with a bunch of other smaller, coloured bowls to create a collection.
Natural materials These are the bowls that are made of natural materials like thick wood, natural clay or delicate bamboo. Contrary to popular belief, these bowls can well be used to make a bold statement. You can take a clay bowl and ask your children to get artsy and paint patterns on them. Such painted clay bowls add a lot of character to the room in which they are kept. You can also go for carved stone bowls. These bowls come in a variety of stones like lapis lazuli, amethysts etc. Depending on the colour of your room and your decor, choose the perfect stone to complement your room. If you have a garden, then use a decorative stone bowl as a birdbath. If cleaned regularly, then this birdbath can be a novel and beautiful way of welcoming people into the house. Summing up You have a lot of options while choosing your decorative bowl, but always remember that your personality and individuality are your ultimate guides to making the proper choice. Therefore, listen to your heart and buy the perfect decorative bowl.

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