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Metal Sun Wall Decor

Updated on October 11, 2014
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Add warmth to your space with Metal Sun Wall Decor!

All types of metal sun wall decor, including abstract sunbursts, sun face wall art and Southwest-style pieces, are all the rage. Finding that one special focal point to fit just perfectly in your space starts right here!

Browse the wide selection of sun art on this page and click on any item that grabs your attention to see full details. I'm certain you'll find just the right piece of metal sun wall decor for your home or office!


Deco 79 90340 Metal Rising Sun with Heart Shaped Rays Wall Decor, 38-Inch, Brown
Deco 79 90340 Metal Rising Sun with Heart Shaped Rays Wall Decor, 38-Inch, Brown

Now here's a really appealing wall plaque. I love the shape and the bronzing just gives it an aged look that it perfect for house or garden. It is BIG - so be prepared. This will be the center of attention wherever you place it. It comes ready to hang, you're only problem will be deciding where - it will fit in, in so many places you will find it difficult to choose. It is obviously made by skilled artisans to a high standard. You will not be disappointed.

 
Deco 79 63766 Metal Sun Moon Wall Decor 20" D
Deco 79 63766 Metal Sun Moon Wall Decor 20" D

More sun and moon fun with this cute plaque. It is light and some people have complained that the color is darker than expected. But overall, it is value for the money asked for it and it will certainly add a point of interest to a room. I have a feeling it will be better kept indoors although it does say it can be used outside.

 
Large 20" Metal Sun Moon Plaque Wall Decor
Large 20" Metal Sun Moon Plaque Wall Decor

More sun and moon fun with this cute plaque. It is light and some people have complained that the color is darker than expected. But overall, it is value for the money asked for it and it will certainly add a point of interest to a room. I have a feeling it will be better kept indoors although it does say it can be used outside.

 

Tips On Showcasing Metal Suns In The Home To Their Full Potential

The shape of a sun is a image that can have a profound positive effect on us and it is no surprise that it has become popular in interior design through metal sun wall décor. These suns come in a range of shapes, styles, metals and colours to suit different tastes and, when used to their full potential, they can have a big impact on feel of a room while also enhancing colour schemes and themes.

The type of metal can alter the effect that the sun will have and its ideal placement.

Different metals go in and out of fashion in interior design trends and they all have a different effect on the feel of the sun and its impact on a room. Some clean copper models are meant to be indoors in warm rooms with complementary features like rustic kitchens, some silvery steel and alloy offerings work better in rooms where design overrules comfort and rough, beaten bronzes bring a sense of outdoor sculpture indoors, perhaps making them better suited to transitional rooms like conservatories and summer houses.

Minimalist, abstract designs v.s. bold, childlike ones.

The range of designs for metal sun wall décor is vast as designers take inspiration from a universal theme and run with it. In many adult rooms where décor is carefully considered and refined, artistic offerings that are more minimalist or abstract can be quite complementary. These pieces can also make more of a statement so if you are looking for a conversation starter on a focal wall, something with striking lines, plenty of bold rays or an odd twist on the design would be ideal. Of course there is also the other end of the metal sun spectrum, the detailed, almost childlike suns with their smiling faces that are too warm and comforting for a stark living room.

Whichever style you choose, always think about the colour and how it will have an impact on the room and other furnishings.

Often these metal suns are crafted purely out of that one material, letting the colour of the iron or copper do the talking or allowing the colour of wall to contrast against it through the gaps in the rays. This is great if you want a bold shape on a brightly coloured wall but a more subtle approach is to take a sun with colours included, such as those with coloured glass centres or ceramic or shell designs at the ends of the rays and pick out other objects and furnishings – lamps, vases, cushions, etc – to match those hues. Furthermore, the soft, seaside tones created by shell designs also adds to a room with a marine or nautical theme, which leads nicely to the final point.

Colour is a great starting point for a room but so is a theme or a culture.

Last but not least, consider metal suns that have some cultural significance. Sometimes a sun is just that, a standard motif that is common in western culture; other times, a sun can have a much different shape and style and be closely associated with a specific culture or region. The clean, laser-cut shapes of an Oriental sun, for example, not only look good in a clean, minimalist room but can work with other Eastern designs and are therefore a great wall decoration in rooms with a Japanese feel when there isn't the space for bolder artwork.

Southwest Metal Sun Wall Art - Beautiful warm decor for your walls

These beautiful Southwestern metal suns would certainly be the focal point of any room in your home or office.

Regal Art & Gift Santa Fe Sun 36"
Regal Art & Gift Santa Fe Sun 36"

Husband and wife team Audrey and Bill Costello have produced another cracking item with this 3D metal sun. They hand produce much of their work so no two sculptures are ever exactly the same. This pretty one comes in burnt umber shades and with the couple’s signature patina effect, it is one to treasure. It is designed to hang anywhere, home, office, dorm or garden. The paint used is the same as that used in the auto industry which means it will not fade and will last years outside. Definitely one for me.

 

Whimsical Sun Face Wall Art

If whimsical art suits your fancy, these pieces are for you!

Next Innovations Sun Face Refraxions 3D Wall Art, Blue and Red
Next Innovations Sun Face Refraxions 3D Wall Art, Blue and Red

Now this metal wall plaque is all ready to hang as soon as it arrives. You can buy it with a red face on a blue background or an all red one depending on your taste. Personally I prefer the red face on the blue background, I don't think the all red one stands out nearly so well but you may disagree. Some folk think the all red one looks like copper when it is in sunlight so that might be something you would enjoy. No matter which you choose you will not be disappointed. This is one piece guaranteed to raise a smile on everyone. It is made from high grade steel and powder coated to prevent rusting. A must-have for every yard.

 

Do It Yourself Metal Sun - Here's how to cut your metal sun

Abstract Sun Wall Art

If abstract is your style, this is one to consider.

One Last Celestial Sun Wall Hanging

Metal sun for the wall
Metal sun for the wall

Urban Trends Metal Sun Moon Wall Décor

This is my personal favorite. I love the way the sun and stars lie in the ‘arms’ of the new moon – it is such a hopeful symbol. This would make a great centerpiece in any room. It will certainly wow any visitors and you will be able to enjoy it for years to come. This is a limited edition so be sure to get your order in early so you don’t miss out.

© 2012 Nathalie Roy

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    • TreasuresBrenda profile image

      Treasures By Brenda 

      3 years ago from Canada

      Love these pieces of metal art; pinning to my Unique Gift Ideas board on Pinterest.

    • geosum profile image

      geosum 

      5 years ago

      I really like the sun wall art. I hope to have a place to showcase one soon.

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      marsha32 

      6 years ago

      I really like all of these.

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      Frischy 

      6 years ago from Kentucky, USA

      These are cool! I actually have the perfect spot for something like this. Thanks!

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