Incorporating Pink in Every Space
Whether you are head over heels for the vibrant color or maybe aren't so sure, these ideas on how to bring pink into your house may be just what you need to spruce up your home's style.
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November 25, 2014
Photo By: Stacey Brandford
To separate your work area from your sleeping area, use a bit of creativity and a whole new color, such as this fuchsia room divide. Not only does it create two different spaces within the room, it also adds a brand-new element to the room by introducing a bright color to the deep blue space. Design by Brian Patrick Flynn
Wall to Wall
If you love pink but aren't quite ready to paint all your walls with the vibrant color, why not try it out first with a fabulous wallpaper in a small area, such as the bathroom? This cute print works wonders as a backdrop for the stark-white bathtub and trim. Design by Lisa Flake
Despite the more traditional aspects of this hall, bright pinks and metallic create a young, fresh vibe throughout, making the space a fun combination of young and old. Design by Joseph Hittinger
Sometimes the easiest way to add bright pink color to a room is with your cushions. You can change them out yearly or weekly, depending on your mood, and the contrasting prints and colors can add excitement to your space. Rather than matching the powder blue chair, these pink floral pillows work as an unexpected accessory and pull the whole look together.
This artsy living room is light, open and airy. The blush pink couch looks sweet and fitting with a set of drawers on each side. And since the couch is colorful but not overpowering, the white furniture and black-and-white photos are not competing for attention. Design by Sara Hicks Malone
In order to incorporate bright color in a small space, sometimes it is enough to focus on only one important piece in the room, like the mesmerizing coral vanity featured in this bathroom. The bright color looks fantastic with the black and gray wallpaper, and who knew coral and silver were such perfect companions? Design by Brian Patrick Flynn
Soft pinks mix with deep reds and purples to bring life and color to a largely neutral space. The colorful throw pillows and rugs against white furniture and sandy walls create interest in the traditional living room and add an element of fun to the classic decor. Design by Sarah Richardson
If you aren't quite sure how to incorporate pink into your already-decorated and thought-out room, consider subtle ways that a new color might be introduced. In this exquisite dining room, pink is seen in unexpected places, such as in the floral detailing on the backs of the chairs along with the striped trim of the curtain. The feminine hue works perfectly with the predominantly blue and gold space. Design by Sarah Richardson
To continue a pink theme throughout your entire house, integrate the eye-catching hue onto the furniture. In this open living and dining area, the deep pink couch in the living room is complemented by the lighter pink shade featured on the dining room chairs. Other varieties of pink are seen throughout the space, working to mix the two areas together. Design by Sarah Richardson