The brownish, burnt tone and copper hues gives a rustic look that works well in cottage settings. Oil rubbed bronze looks great with traditional furnishings, dark toned woods, neutral wall colors, rich accent colors. It?s very striking, a nice mix of old world and modern. The beauty of oil rubbed bronze is that its not identical and variations are good. So when you choose oil rubbed bronze, embrace the variations. Its what gives this color life !!