Punchy Nautical

Elum BougainvilliaThis week’s swatchbook is inspired by one of my favorite stationery companies, Elum Designs. They always choose the most unique and beautiful color combinations, and their Botanical Bloom collection just called to me when I saw it at the Stationery Show a few months ago. I love how the hot pink spices up the nautical navy and white, but that peachy/sandy color tones it down. If you play with the proportions, this could be another his-and-hers palette: pick big pieces in white and navy, ground it with sandy tones, and weave in the pink with a pillow or fresh bouquet. (-Moe)


Bougainvillea wrapping paper, $3.75 per sheet, Elum Designs. Paint swatches (top to bottom): Hot Lips, Oyster, Bold Blue, Old World ad Rose Parade, all Benjamin Moore. Ropes wallpaper in Navy, $195 per jumbo roll, Jonathan Adler. Evertrue baseboard moulding, at Lowe’s. Pergo Aged Handscraped Oak laminate flooring, $3.27 per sq ft, at Home Depot. Jute Boucle rug in Flax, $129 for 5×8-foot, at West Elm. Hot Pink Regency Side Table, $395, at Room Service. Scoop chair, $1,238, at Curran. Koi pillow in Indigo, $90, and Stripe pillow in Passion & Indigo, $120, both Henry Road.



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2 responses to “Punchy Nautical

  1. jessica

    Loving this collection. I love the pop of color from the navy and pink. That’s right up my alley.

    Hope all is well!

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