Pink Blush: 10 Ways to Use This Timeless Color

This muted pink echoes the 18th century practice of mixing white and red iron oxide pigments to create a pinkish hue.

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May 08, 2017
By: Ryan Reed
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Pink Blush Color Palette

Deciding on a shade of pink for your home can be an arduous task but this historical hue strikes the perfect balance. Use pink blush in practically any room and pair it with white and a darker color to keep the space grounded.

Shabby Chic

Various shades of pink, both on the walls and in the decor, combine to create a stunning shabby chic children’s bedroom.

Traditional Flair

A Louis XV-period fauteuil pops with various shades of pink.

Pretty in Pink

Looking for a high-energy, tone-on-tone look for your bedroom? Consider similar shades of pink and white. When paired, the two pinks seem very similar, almost seamless; however, once separated by white, the colors’ distinctive differences come to life.

Powder Room Pizazz

A small bath is a great place to experiment with bold colors. Keep it simple when it comes to accessories and let the pop of color stand out.

From: Brian Patrick Flynn

Fashionable Front Door

You might think pink would be a tough color to pull off, but it looks right at home paired with a pale cream brick.


Colorful Cottage

White walls stand out against the mint green ceiling beams in this living room. The red and pink area rug pull the airy, bright space together.

Chevron Bedroom

Positively pink, this gorgeous girl’s bedroom featuring pink venetian plaster incudes a chevron loveseat with matching pillows.

Window Treatment

Pink draperies cover large windows and look fabulous against the hardwood flooring in this bedroom.

Warm + Traditional

Soft beige trim and pink walls offer a warm touch while keeping with the traditional styling of this bedroom.

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