Beloved by designers worldwide for its irreverence, blush is a muted shade of pink that works well with a wide array of other colors. The soft wall color is a perfect backdrop for the bold blue headboard, bed linens and curtains. White details in the decor compliment the pink tone and grab the natural lighting for a bright finish.
Upward-facing blooms give the Gold Collection of hellebores, including Pink Frost, a special beauty. Flowers appear from mid- to late winter, and blossom bracts linger well into spring. Pink Frost features shades of pink, rose, blush and white, which pairs beautifully with burgundy stems. Deer-resistant plants grow 12 to 15 inches tall by 24 inches wide. Hardy in Zones 5-9.
The homeowners' two young girls requested "pink" and "sparkly," and this room delivers. Using a darker shade of pink on the ceiling, a mature print on the roman shades and an Art Deco inspired chandelier meets the girls' desires while keeping the room from feeling too juvenile. Carpet tiles are durable and easy-to-clean, making them a perfect choice in a kid's room.
While the living room sofa is a striking shade of pink, the wood furnishings temper that pastel color. A close-up view of the coffee table showcases the wood elements that define so much of this home’s decor. The warm neutral is used in different shades throughout the home’s two stories, often layered in combination to give the space an even more warm, inviting feel.
Since the bold painting is the focal point for this space, designers balanced the color by adding a white, low profile sofa. Then, they added warmth with a natural fiber jute rug and a vintage Moroccan rug with shades of pink, burgundy and brown. All of these items blend together to complement the painting while making the room feel vast and full of movement.
Beyond the neutral Persian rug and gray sofas, elements have been brought in to add a wash of color to the space. To highlight the home's high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling drapery in aubergine adds an unexpected infusion of color. Pastel shades of pink and blue are brought home with a gallery wall of fashion illustrations by artist Leigh Viner. Pillows from the couple's collection bring in a does of color and pattern.
This lively living room is full of color. Each piece of furniture sports a vibrant shade, while all colors are tied together with the bold, multi colored rug underneath the coffee table. The throw pillows add even more life to the space with the floral patterns and shades of pink. To add color to the neutral walls, designers hung bright letters and installed wallpaper to the insides of the cabinets giving the space lots of personality.
Dutch hyacinth is a fragrance powerhouse in the garden. Its stocky blooms open in midspring, around the time that daffodils strut their stuff. The blooms release a rich, full fragrance that can fill the spring garden. Indoors, pots of forced hyacinths bring spring scents to life in the heart of winter. Plant bulbs in fall for a spring show in the garden. Choose flower colors in many shades, including pink, purple, blue, salmon, white and red. Hardy in Zones 4-8.
An elegant platform bed upholstered in rich navy velvet anchors this bedroom with walls painted a very faint shade of millennial pink. The room combines interesting textures, coastal-inspired art and industrial elements that fit the locale.
Grow an old-fashioned favorite by planting a crop of sweet peas. This pretty bloomer was a favorite in the Victorian era, when nosegays of sweet peas were cherished for their fragrance. ‘Knee High Mix’ sweet pea features a blend of perfumed types that open flowers in shades of pink, lavender, rose, purple, burgundy and white. Sweet peas grow best in cool seasons. Plants peter out when summer heat and humidity arrive. ‘Knee High Mix’ grows shorter vines, reaching 2 to 3 feet tall. Annual.
The living room mixes together shades of blue, pink and green for a mood that's peaceful, but not at all bland. Shape plays a big role in the room's look as well, with geometric table lamps and an unusual, carved cabinet.
Known as blue wild indigo or blue false indigo (Baptisia australis), this native perennial achieves shrub size each growing season. Plants sink a deep tap root that searches out water to fuel top growth. Blue flower spikes appear in late spring, blending beautifully with the blue-green leaves. More stems appear each year, creating a full, lush plant. Snip blooms or branches for the vase. Grows 4 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide. Hardy in Zones 4-9. Look for new and smaller varieties with flowers in shades of pink, purple, yellow and brown.
Tall garden phlox (Phlox paniculata) is an old-fashioned perennial that fills midsummer with perfumed color. Flowers open in shades of pink, red, purple, white and various bicolor combinations. The blooms release a sweet fragrance that wafts through the garden on sultry summer days. This beauty is sold as Flame Series Coral garden phlox. The Flame Series is a group of naturally dwarf, compact garden phlox that grows 15 to 18 inches tall—a perfect height for containers, front of the border or courtyard gardens. Plants boast strong disease resistance and a naturally bushy form. Hardy in Zones 3-8.
A delicate shade like Millennial Pink lends itself beautifully to fabrics of all types, but it looks especially modern on style like Clarke & Clarke’s “Biarritz,” a linen/viscose mix with a matte look and a soft, laid-back hand that’s suitable for both drapery and upholstery.
This feminine home office is a shade of champagne pink with black and white accents and pops of gold. Black and white are high contrast, so the subtle champagne shade creates a neutral backdrop and doesn't compete for attention. Metallic gold accents add a touch of glitz and sophistication.