We’re loving Fusion’s line of metallic paints! For that extra sense of austere elegance or bling, these paints are sure to please.

In this article, we’re giving you a taste of Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne Metallic. 

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Through the use of pure mica pigments, Fusion Metallics “shimmer unlike any other on the market.” We’re a fan. And not only do they shimmer, but they also bring the same sense of quality and safety as the regular Fusion Mineral paints. 

The Fusion Metallics line carries nine different paints to cater to different color preferences. But before you get to painting, let’s look at some tips and tricks to painting with metallic. Afterward, let’s take a peek at DIY ideas and color palettes for this metallic paint.

What you should know about metallics

If you’re going to use metallics, you should know that it’s in your best interest to begin your project by laying down a coat of solid color. This solid color should look as close as possible to the metallic. Why? Metallic paint is rather transparent. If you don’t want the wood finish or the previous color on the furniture surface to show through, best to take this advice to heart.

So, for example, for Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne Metallic, use Champlain underneath.

Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne Metallic is geared toward making your furniture look a little more ritzy or ornate, depending on how you pair it up with other colors. But you don’t want to mess up by going about it the wrong way. 

Different ways to use Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne

Now let’s look at the different ways people are putting Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne Metallic to good use. You’ll love these fresh, new ideas that shimmer. 

Dressers by Drexel

Dressers in metallic paint

Dressers by Drexel via General Finishes

Over at General Finishes, a set of dressers by Drexel is showcased in “glamorous champagne color.” For this DIY project, the solid color layer is Fusion Mineral Paint Cathedral Taupe. On top, Champagne Metallic makes its mark. Silver Rub and Buff is employed in the details and hardware. Finally, they sealed the furniture pieces with three coats of Fusion Tough Coat. 

Jewelry box

In this Jewelry box, you’ll find yourself enthralled by the before and after of these wooden jewelry boxes. First, the blogger used Fusion Mineral Paint English Rose. Then she went over the surface with Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne Metallic. Rose Gold Wax highlighted the hardware and edges.


Now let’s look at the New House blog’s DIY project — a metallic paint nightstand. This nightstand looked hopeless. But with tender love and care, the blogger brought it from ugly to beautiful in a flash. After cleaning and prepping the furniture piece, Fusion Mineral Paint Algonquin is used for the base. But that wasn’t enough. The blogger added a coast of Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne Metallic to complete the look. 

Color palettes using Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne Metallic

In this next section, we’ll look at color palette inspiration that showcases what works well with Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne. We think these colors are a good match but don’t take our word for it. See for yourself. 

A new night

sunrise over a lake

Whether you’re going for a master bedroom remodel or sprucing up your den, this palette will sing well with Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne Metallic. Here we have some dark blues and purplish hues. Notice the creamy yellow and the stark contrast of black? Champagne Metallic is a winner with these colors. 

Zesty metallic

Zesty, citrus fruits

For a little more zing, try pairing Champagne Metallic with the colors in this palette. As you can see, there’s yellow, orange, green, reddish purples and pinks. It’s all bright and cheery!

Bright and springy

Flowers on a table

For a more soft and natural vibe, match Champagne Metallic with some greens, off-whites, and subtle browns. See how you like Fusion Mineral Paint Limestone with this metallic.

A quaint and stylish metallic for your home

As you contemplate which paints are going to be ideal for your DIY project, we hope you’ll consider the shimmery goodness of Fusion Mineral Paint Champagne. 

If Champagne doesn’t hit the spot, see what you think of Fusion Mineral Paint Ashwagandha. While it doesn’t shimmer, it does bring a sense of strength and dignity to any furniture piece. It may be just what the doctor ordered.

Sarah Brackenridge

Sarah Brackenridge


I have been painting and decorating professionally for several years. Paint and design are my stress relievers and my passion. What’s even better is that I get to share my passion with others. Helping people transform their pieces or update their home is a thrill for me! I would encourage others to follow what they love and step out of their comfort zone to live up to their true potential and talent!

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