The Power of Pink

Monday, February 07, 2011 | Category: Color, Decorating, Design Inspiration, Magazines, Paint, Walls

House Beautiful dedicated their entire March issue to “the Power of Pink” and have shown us some very enticing ways to use the color without going overboard.  If you don’t subscribe to the magazine pick up a copy at your local magazine stand so you can see how to bring pink back into your life.. without having it look too feminine.  The men in your house have probably been steering you clear from pink because of its girly reputation.  Don’t let them stand in your way!  It’s warm, flattering, sexy and can help just about any mood ;-)  

This den has just the right amount of pink in the lacquered walls to make it warm and cozy without screaming barbie pink.  Plus the blue carpet cools down the room quite a bit as does the white sofa and ivory coffee table.

This MBR has a very soft hue of pink which keeps it warm and inviting

This LR ramps it up a bit with some florals mixed in with greens and citrines

It’s always nice to play earth tones (grey, brown, beige) against pink so that it doesn’t become the focus of the room and has interesting contrast throughout

You can never go wrong with making your daughters room the center of pink.  Afterall, the color was created for girls!

The greys play nicely in this tradtional room where you would never expect pink on the walls

So soft and serene.  I wouldn’t mind climbing into this bed at night!

All photos are from House Beautiful Magazine and can be seen online or in their March issue which will be on stands shortly.  Take a look at the entire issue to see how pink can inspire you even if it’s just a small chair in the corner of your room or a throw pillow that can easily be replaced.

 

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5 Comments to 'The Power of Pink'

I add nine photos of pink rooms to my my website.

Double Glazing 11 Feb 11 at 8:24 am

Pastel colors are pleasing to the eye, like the color pink. I love the paint of the house, it is very relaxing and looks very peaceful. I love the interior of your house. Keep up the good work.

modern.girl 24 Feb 11 at 4:11 pm

o my gosh, i saw that on the news stand and i was like i must get it! i love decorating with pink!! come see my place on my blog to see what i mean!

cheers,
yvonne
modern.girl

Jane Rosenbaum 27 Feb 11 at 5:03 pm

I love it… do men feel comfortable living in pink rooms?

Wall Decals 02 Apr 11 at 9:58 am

Really cool room ideas, but I have to ask the same question as Jane above… how do men feel about all that pink? :)

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