what’s so hot about pink

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good morning! it was fun putting a blue story together yesterday and i wanted to challenge myself with a color today that i’d normally never use in decorating: hot pink.

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(outdoor-spaces) but as they say, never say never! i’m falling in love with the creative ways people have been using now, in the past and in nature.

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i guess it always seemed a little brash but once mother nature puts her stamp on it, it suddenly makes sense.

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(249809110552789071) what really amazed me is the bold choices that were used on doors all over the world. paris here

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(242068548693299806) greece

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california maybe?but then, if you have a front door, why not play with it every year…or even season? it’s about the quickest way to change the look and feel of a house.

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as for the color itself, it fits in just about anywhere and can set a different tone in each room.

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it’s daring

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cozy

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(161637074097203863) vivid

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228205906087872749 inviting

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le-bath sophisticated

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unexpected

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(southshoredecoratingblog) strong

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timeless

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pink daybed

surprisingly neutral

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cheerful

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bold

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and just plain fun to play with

Hot Pink Commode

(68721859813) a fun DIY

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(95983035779005199) on a pillow

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or artwork

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pinterest.com/parisapartment/art

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i think you have to really love it to go this crazy but hey, it’s only paint!

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at the minimum, just get that flash of freshness, nothing beats a beautiful bougainvillea! well i better get going, the crew is here, have a a perfectly pink day!

all photos can be found on pinterest here: http://pinterest.com/parisapartment/boards

May 30, 2013. Decorating, Hot Pink, Pink.

13 Comments

  1. Wendy replied:

    I never thought i would use pink in my house, I have been in the past few years and I love it! a happy cheerful color

  2. Victoria Christian replied:

    I so love this.

  3. Maria replied:

    Stunning! Thank you.

  4. dakaara replied:

    Thank you Claudia, i like it very much ;) !

  5. Mom replied:

    Love it all!

  6. Nikon replied:

    Wow! What a collection!

  7. Peggy Braswell replied:

    love pink! + these are wonderful. xxpeggybraswelldesign.com

  8. Patti replied:

    Hi Claudia,
    Just popped over to say how much I love your style. We are celebrating our second year of blogging and are giving away a copy of your new book. We’d love to have you stop by just to say hello.
    Thanks,
    Patti

  9. Shelly Gregory replied:

    You had me at “pink”! xo

  10. Clare replied:

    I adore a little hot pink but alas I don’t think my hubby would appreciate it so much around the home ;-) Flowers are the best way for me!!

    C x

  11. Heidi replied:

    Wow the hot pink is fabulous and your right its not really a go to color….Heidi

  12. Olga replied:

    Hello, i don”t like pink. I consider it a girlish colour. My favourite is fuchsia. But what you”ve shown here is wonderful. Now i think it could be lovely in small amounts. But mostly i like transformations you make on one and the same picture. This one with a staircase in a narrow passage leading to the door. Every time you change the colour,at least i saw a turquoise door,now it is pink, it looks totally different. You are a magician! Please, go on like this. Show us what else may happen to this misterious door. Looking forward to………

  13. jkusamotu replied:

    Same here. if it isnt a little girls room I would never use the colour pink but the selection of pictures have me inspired.

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