January 21, 2011

Valentine’s Day inspired rooms

by Shelly

Valentine’s Day is just three weeks away and since the color of 2011 also happens to be ….

I thought some fun pink hued Valentine-y looking living rooms would be fun!

{Amanda Nisbett-House Beautiful}

Hot pink and dark coral look vibrant and energizing when paired with yellow!

{Country Living}

Pink is soft and serene when done with bright white, dark wood and gold accents.

{via Decor Pad}

Honeysuckle tufted chairs look fun and sophisticated at the same time in this room. It gives it just the right amount of POP! Um, but what’s up with the funny ceramic Collie by the fireplace? Really?

One of my fav ways to do pink…paired with rich brown it makes a room warm and comforting with just the right amount of youthfulness.

Do you have any pink in your home that is NOT in your little girls’ room?

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Megan January 26, 2011 at 2:01 am

I love the idea for this post! I might need to take your lead on a VDay inspired post. I personally love the color pink and have it my own place. I try to just have it as accents so my boyfriend can actually tolerate it though.

Oh, I found your blog on the Design Bloggers Conference. I will be there too! Hope to see you there!


Shelly January 26, 2011 at 7:59 pm

Hi Megan! Thanks for stopping by…I hope to meet you too!


Marianne - Style For Living January 28, 2011 at 5:20 am

Love the colorful inspiration, Shelly! So cheerful on a cold winter’s day!

P.S. Are you enjoying your new Ina book?


Shelly February 1, 2011 at 2:14 am

Thanks Marianne! And yes, I love the cookbook…already made a bunch of stuff this past week from it. Love my Ina!


Kate February 7, 2011 at 3:11 pm

I used to have pink accents in my gray office (with white trim). The rest of my home is blues, taupes and whites and all of a sudden-BAM-pink + gray. Still trying to figure that office out…


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