Wednesday, March 30, 2011

A pop of pink


I'm convinced that we can encourage Spring to come a little earlier by infusing the every day with little pops of bright, saturated colour to bring in that wonderful feeling of fresh energy and life. There's one shade that never fails to cheer up even the most incorrigible of curmudgeons - bright happy pink. You almost can't help but smile to see it.

Here are some of my favourite ways to bring a little pop of pink into the everyday-


Bright, plush cushions and textiles against an all white sofa or bedding...



 A shot of fresh fuchsia to contrast inside your drab black handbag (or look fresh with a bright white one!) Guaranteed to make paying for your new Spring purchases a little more cheery and finding your wallet at the bottom of your purse a little easier.




bright pink washi tape and binders in the office...

july • 2010


little glimpses of hot pink peaking out in your closet with
these hangers in just the right hue...


a book, or a even a single colourful bloom on the coffee table.





I'm on a mission to bring Spring early by infusing the everyday with 
a little bit of cheerful colour - who's in?




{Photos: 1- Photographer: Polly Wreford, Creative Director: Mary Norden for Red Magazine, March 2011 via Bright Bazaar; 2 - Kate Spade; 3 - Miss Vu; 4 - Huggable hangers at HSN, 5 -Paul Costello}





19 comments:

Kate {domestikatedlife} said...

Oh I love the pink hangers!

Jessica said...

I'm in love with this post! An unexpected burst of fuchsia is precisely what I'm craving this year!

South of Market said...

Agreed! Right now we love almost any color combo involving hot pink, particularly magenta and tangerine!!

designchic said...

Perfect pops of pink...such a happy way to start my morning!!

escapade said...

Thanks Jessica! :)

Kate - wouldn't they make getting ready in the morning that much more fun?

South of Market - definitely with you on that - especially paired with crisp all white!

The enchanted home said...

Love the pops of pink myself. I just bought gorgeous bright pink tulips and a pink orchid to infuse some spring into my house...because it sure isnt' spring outside..35 degrees today..CRAZY!

Daniella said...

Oh I hope Spring comes soon too! Love the pink pillows.

David Toms said...

Shocking pink is one of my all time favourite colours. The oink cushions mixed with the burnt orange in the first photo are particularly gorgeous

christine {bijouandboheme} said...

Definitely in and you couldn't have picked a more fabulous puncy bright than pink- love!

Lily said...

Love the fun pops of pink !

xxLily
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Naomi@DesignManifest said...

pink and orange always make me smile. What a happy, curvy sofa!

Now how can I steal this idea and incorporate into my own home...

Dancing Branflake said...

Those pink hangers are calling my name! And that last photo is styled so well. Happy Pink Day!

Sally Honeycutt said...

Love that refreshing, bright pink!!! So chic.

Kori said...

Loving that wallet!

I'm hosting a linkup beginning this Friday called "Fashion Fridays." I'd love for you to be a part of it! Any post you do on fashion will count and you can grab the link and get some traffic. Hope you join us! Have a fantastic day honey! Kori xoxo

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Kara said...

I'm in! Loving that table top in the last photo ~ gorgeous!

~Kara

escapade said...

Naomi - I think any little pop of bright pink will do! Or re: sofa - have a white one (or white slip cover) and have fun with some gorgeous colours and textures!

Thank DB happy Pink day to you too!

Enchanted Home - it's amazing how a single flower can really transform a space. I have a bright fucschia orchid at the moment too :)

High School Diploma said...

Really love the pink on hangers.

jules @ The Diversion Project said...

brilliant study wall and coffee table. love these looks!

Ab Machines said...

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