Pastels are everywhere right now. Frosted pinks, pale blues and light greens have been a big inspiration both in fashion and furniture this winter 2015. There is something so relaxing and romantic about these lighter colors, and they can be used in most rooms throughout your house.
If you don’t want to give your place a full pastel makeover you can incorporate a few crisp, pastel elements into your interior to create a soft and light aesthetic.
Pastel colors work extremely well in a number of interiors, from a country cottage to a more contemporary looking home. You can mix, match and layer different hues of yellow, blue, and pink to enhance any design you already have.
If you tend to shy away from designs that are too feminine, you can try going for a more modern use of pastels. For instance, you can mix them with darker, bolder colors and textures to add depth to a room. For a more masculine look, try using navy blue and turquoise mixed with a light airy blue. This is the perfect color palette for a modern living area or even a man’s bedroom.
Update a sofa with scattered cushions of neutral and pastels, add a throw and your couch is ready to go.
The versatility of pastels make them a welcome addition to any room and gives them the ability to mix well with natural elements, particularly woods. I adore the look of this chest. To me it exemplifies everything that this pastel trend is about: romance, charm and subtlety. Its pink accents are so pretty and reminiscent of furniture found in a French country cottage.
Pastels also work very well with darker, richer woods. Try pairing a pink or blue vase on a deep mahogany or weathered pine wood side table.
Have fun playing around with these gorgeous, frosty and versatile colors and feel free to pin your pastel ideas!