4.22.2009

rethinking [bright] pink

I have long loved pink as the shade for the clothes in my closet but have been a little weary about adding to my home, especially the brighter versions. However, I think I am coming around. Especially after seeing the both fun and sophisticated statement that it makes in a space, whether all over or just in little touches.




(via sandra lane, m design, erik johnson, hallie burton)
What is your take on pink? Be back later with a special earth day post!

24 comments:

Tina { Luphia Loves... } said...

the last two image are so so beautiful, a pop of bright pink can be so effective to lift up a room :)

Lia said...

I do love pink (along with almost every other color!). But it hasn't been in my life very much lately. Our bedroom is painted a dark taupe color and I change bedspreads frequently to satisfy my need to change decor. I've been contemplating making pillows with lots of pink in a contemporary print as accents for the summer when I change to a white chenille bedspread. Pink is versatile from dramatic to perky.

paula said...

I adore it, but I think my hubby would rather have it be kept to my daughters room.

wunderbug said...

this is so cute - i love all of the lil punches of pink! i'm going to have to pass this on to my sister. she's redoing her room and i'm trying to convince her to add a lil bit of colour. :)

Haven and Home said...

Loving the pink! I really love the first picture but the little touches of it are fabulous as well....

down and out chic said...

oooh, i love this post (yay for color!) oh and please note that if you like the pink frame in the last photo, you'll like my post on friday:)

Couture Carrie said...

I love the hot pink accents! As a room color, it may be a bit much, but curtains and/or furniture? Fantastic!

xoxox,
CC

Jess LC said...

That blue and pink room has a very Regency look with that color combo. But I think I like that little pink frame photo the most- it just pops!

from the right bank said...

I love pink - it's so cheerful. I had our tiny powder room painted a hot pink a while back and I love it. That last pic is great.

Nicole Marie said...

i'm not a pink person at all but have lately been loving pink accents. whether its a necklace, ring, shoes, napkins, picture frame etc!

Courtney said...

I'm really loving the pop of pink (and that gorgeous chandelier) in the second photo. So dramatic!

I'm a fan of it in small doses, as in the last few photos. The wallpaper is too much for me, personally, but I still like looking at it!

Happy Earth Day, all!

Dionne said...

That pink and blue combination is unexpectedly lovely. So striking and elegant.

{The Perfect Palette} said...

We love pink! What's not to love! Some of my favorite inspiration boards that I've put together have pink in them!

raquel raney said...

excellence.

Caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

You know, Blair, I'm on the same stage that you about pink. Lately I'm loving little touches of bright pink. But haven't added them yet to my home... That third image, that gorgeous dining room would be the perfect example of what I love!
xoxo

PS~Erin said...

I love the little pops of it that you found. My daughter's room is green and pink, but she's wanting it to be turquoise now. I'm thinking that I'll miss the pink and have to incorporate it somewhere else.

(I love that blue in the second image!)

Julia said...

*sighs* I love pink. It's rather apparent if you take a peek at my blog. But, I'm hesitant about adding it to my apartment too. I think I'm going to paint these iron chairs I have this summer a strawberry milkshake pink!

Georgia B. said...

i love it when i see it! but the hubby is not so big on it. the only place he will allow it in the house is in our bedroom decor. works for me.
:)

Donna said...

I LOVE the pink...it inspired me to go put on my new pink sweater from J.Crew...I love the small doses in the last few photos...my kind of style - neutral with a little pop!

Amy said...

I love pink in small doses in my home - like those last two pictures - neutral decor and nice pops of color! Love it!

Beach Vintage said...

My fav is the teeny pink picture frame. Love it.

alissa said...

i love the third image - just a touch of pink! its perfect

Miss Aimee said...

well seeing as though my master bedroom is hot pink I am loving it!

Courtney said...

I think it looks great, and these images are all perfect examples.