Splash of Orange

My favorite color combo right now: Aqua and orange. There’s something so refreshing about that cool shade of blue pumped up with a citrus-y accent. ICI Paints included several different combinations in their palettes for 2009/2010.  You can get many looks with the pairing: sea mist plus coral is sweet; robin’s egg and coral are a little bolder; and teal and russet take on a retro-ethnic feel. (-Moe)

Swatchbook: Awua & Orange

Clockwise from top: Ana Aqua Ticking Cotton Woven Rug, $344 for 8’x10′, Dash & Albert. Celebration Plate, $3.95, and Bowl, $3.95, Crate & Barrel. Tea Box Lamp in Persimmon Orange, about $400, Jardins en Fleur for stores. Galisteo Chest, $699, Room Service Home. Diamond Candle Lanterns, $14 each, West Elm.  Springwood Floral Aqua Fabric, $24 per yard, Ballard Designs. Butterflies pillow in Cream/Foam/Seabreeze, about $175, Judy Ross for stores.

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