Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink: decorating with pink

 Pretty in Pink

Since it is the month of love, I thought I would share some decorating inspiration in one of the love colors. No, not red, but its shy cousin pink. I was never a big lover of the color pink, but it is growing on me lately. I read somewhere that pink is a soothing and calming color, so maybe that is why I am attracted to it right now. Serenity now. Serenity now. Thank you Seinfeld.

 

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Jonny Valiant via House Beautiful

Opposites Attract: I love these pink chairs opposite the brown sofa.

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Design Formula

Feminine Beauty: My husband wouldn’t go for this pretty sofa cover, but I’d love it in my office or studio (dreaming).

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Absolutely Beautiful Things

Preppy with a Twist:  I love the mix of pillow fabrics on this pink animal print sofa. It looks so playful.

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 Bento Barista – Flickr

Tickled Pink: I adore the pink pillow. It is so subtle and yet fun.

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Absolutely Beautiful Things

A Pop of Pretty: Talk about fun. I’m crushing on the pops of pink throughout this room.

Do you like the color pink? Could you decorate your home with it?

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Comments

  1. Cheapdiva says

    I’ve used pink in 2 previous living rooms. The first was very pale and I had big, deep baseboards that I stenciled a design in dark pink, deep red, navy and green (this was in the late 80′s) and I LOVED that room( and got a ton of compliments on). The furniture was in deep jewel tones – and didn’t seem “girly”.
    Our last home (which we moved from 10 months ago), at one point had a true, brighter pink. I went with more pale colors in that room – soft greens, pinks, blues and red accents. Yes, I have a husband (who is color blind!), but again, the room wasn’t “girly”.
    Pink can be used as a neutral if you stay on the soft end of it. I think you should go for it in your new home! How is the house hunting going?

  2. says

    I have used touches of pink from time to time and have a bit in my guest room/sewing room. I don’t seem to purposely choose it but it sneaks in probably because I do love pink flowers in the garden :)

  3. says

    Oh, I loooove pink!!! It’s my favorite. Such great examples here. I adore the pink floral couch, of course. I found some pink floral fabric at the Goodwill a while back, it’s a lot but not enough to do the whole thing. I’ve never been a huge fan of the mis-matched slipcover look (you know, where the slipcover is made of a bunch of different fabrics?), but maybe it’d be worth it to just go for it anyway so I have have a pink floral couch loveseat in my studio! ~Angela~

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