Cut echeveria is cut and placed on a graphic, alternating arrangement of pink sand and table salt in this fun succulent design. Anne Gunnels recommends soaking the echeveria in a bowl of water every two weeks and then drying and replacing it on top of the sand.
Take the formality out of your dining room with a more casual approach to setting the table. In place of fine china and monogrammed napkins, try using colorful cloth napkins, bright placemats and melamine plates and bowls.
Touches of pink dot the decor on this shelf, decorated by GordonDunning, a Decatur, Ga.-based interior design firm. By mixing the metals of the lamp, shelf and vintage bowl, the designers created a collected look that is tempered by the unifying neutrals and pinks.
Take a cheap white bowl (this one cost $2 at a Goodwill thrift shop) and add interest by filing it with a unique accessory: pink beads. Then don't forget mirrors, big or small, when decorating a living space. Designer Heather Hogan Roberts of Ivy and Vine used a mirrored tray underneath. Beyond the table, the woven basket holding blankets on the hearth used to be hidden behind a chair.
It was hard to miss the predominance of pastel hues in this year's Cashiers Designer Showhouse. Shades of pink, soft blue and mint green graced many of the rooms and the prevalence of glass like this oversized bowl filled with smaller pink vases added to the sense of lightness throughout the home.
A pendant chandelier brings decorative lighting over a wood dining table surrounded by upholstered chairs with nailhead trim. Turquoise bowls in the table settings add a pop of accent color joined by hot pink flowers in the centerpiece. A chalkboard gives a fun, family feel to the stylish room.