Complementary colors are always a perfect combination since each color sits directly opposite the other on the color wheel, resulting in the perfect contrast. Here, red and green are used but with a fresh spin as the red is toned down to raspberry and the green has a touch of blue, making it appear more emerald.
For year-round color, try your hand at growing ‘Blushing Belle’ flowering maple (Abutilon ‘Blushing Belle’). Expect these pretty plants to open flowers throughout the year when they receive bright light. ‘Blushing Belle’ has a compact form of 6 to 18 inches tall.
Put a masculine and feminine spin on your spring color schemes by pairing muted pinks with muted blue-gray. Even though there's no overly saturated color in the mix, the warm and cool hues will strike a nice contrast.
When angel’s trumpet blooms, the fragrance fills an entire apartment. The perfume from the dangling blossoms is released at night, leading to sweetly scented dreams. The secret to success with this beauty is to give it warmth and the brightest light you can. If flowers fail to form, use indoor plant lights. Botanical name: Brugmansia ‘Angel’s Blushing Beauty’
This upscale salon has a Midcentury Modern design that is girly, glamorous and vintage. The blush and cream palette makes the space feel soft and feminine, while the gold accents add a touch of glam to the rooms. Vintage details such as the white chandelier help to add personality to the space.
Soft, sophisticated and inviting, this living room displays a subdued color palette as its backdrop, with pops of color, pattern and accent pieces for pizzazz! Especially fetching is the unusual glass disc chandelier that hangs in the center of the room that complements the mirrored wall hanging over the sectional sofa. And white tone-on-tone draperies add a wonderful lightness to the space.
Cathy Rhodes Interiors used a peony painting, curved sofa and two wallpapers for an elegant master sitting room in shades of gray, blue and blush. The room, which also had bronze side tables and a purple geoid on a stand, was in the 2017 Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Home for the Holidays designer showhouse.
Wow your guests with this incredible DIY cake featuring blush pink ruffles and edible gold sequins. Topped with pretty pink flowers and displayed on a mercury glass cake stand, you'll have everyone asking you how to make this beauty.
This luxury sitting room by Steilish Interiors & Architecture for the Kips Bay Decorator Show House has a palette of gold, black and blush. The floors are black stone tiles. The block wallpaper is by Strié and applied to depict a stone facade, according to the designers. The ceiling has a branch pattern, and the oversized photograph is of Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta in Siena. The room also has angular and curved furniture in blush and gold tones.
An antique-inspired mirror over a reclaimed wood dresser brings a vintage feel to this girl's bedroom, outfitted in blush and neutral shades. Fresh flowers and colorful personal accessories displayed as decor add pops of color and youthfulness.
A long window seat bench is decorated with a mix of throw pillows featuring blush patterned and bright blue patterned pillows for a pop of color. Bamboo chairs with matching blush cushions fill the remaining sides of the wood dining table. The window panels are treated with roman shades and a patterned valence.
A white shingle accent wall sets a beautiful backdrop in this dainty girl's bedroom. Black bed frames add a pop of contrast color. Stacked pillows are trimmed with a ruffle border complimenting the blush comforter trim. The nightstand features the perfect feminine touches to finish the space.