Winning Color Combos for Fall
After years of soft neutrals and harmonious earth tones ruling the home front, bolder hues are taking center stage. It's not just color we're thrilled about, but daring marriages of color. Check out these daring color combinations for Fall.
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Read on to learn about the hottest pairings around, to pick up simple tips for using these delectable duos at home, and to see some of our favorite new products that sing with color.
Why it works: At the deeper end of the spectrum, intense raspberry creates a dramatic foil for rich, dark chocolate. Both are yummy — and deliciously playful. "The pink pops against that soft, warm background, and the brown brings out pink's own warmth," Eckstut says.
Variations: Lavender and brown is another candy-hued combo, while brown with rust or red are distinctly autumnal alternatives.
Easy idea: Edge a set of brown throw pillows with a band of pink ribbon, braided rope or fringe, or give them a graphic look with iron-on designs from a craft store, suggests Toronto color consultant Jane Lockhart, host of HGTV's Get Color! and the author of Room Recipes: Cooking Up Style With Color.