La Vie en Rose

Rosey swatchesSo I’m attracted to pink in home design lately. I mean, I know I always like pink (as evidenced here and here), but I’ve been seeing this pretty, rosy, mauve-y shade of pink around. When it’s mixed with chic neutrals, like a mushroom grey and a chocolate brown, it feels sophisticated and glam, not girly at all. Add in sumptuous materials, like velvet and leather, and it feels totally grown-up. Man, I feel like a woman. (-Moe)

La Vie en Rose

Paint colors: Fresh Baked Pumpernickel, Olivewood, Sexy Pink and Red Delicious, all Glidden. Wallpaper, SBK9167 from Platinum collection, $43.82 per roll, Sandpiper Studios through Seabrook. Maple flooring in Mushroom Finish, Armstrong. Emeline chairs, $2,498 each, at Anthopologie. Tempo Velvet pillows in Scarlet, $36.95 each, Crate & Barrel. Posh rug in Pearl, $789 for 8×10-foot, Shaw. Velvet ottoman in Coco, $1,499, Brocade Home. Vintage Gustavian mirror, $495, VivaTerra. Troy Lighting Sausalito Chandelier, $558, Lighting by Gregory.


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