Colour Theory 1: White + Pink

Today I'm diving into our first series....

...the one where we look at pretty pictures and break 'em down. I find I learn the most from pulling a picture apart and scouting out the DETAILS. It's easy to look at eye-candy snaps of interiors and be like "I LOVE!.", but then you try to recreate it yourself and it's not quite how you imagined because you skipped a tonne of the detail? Ya know what I'm sayin? No? It's just me? Hmm ok, just enjoy the eye candy then :)

This week we have gone all girly with white + pale pink.

I've NEVER been a  Girly Girl but pink + white has always made my heart beat a little faster when it comes to interiors.

What I learnt from these pictures:

- grey or slightly-off-white walls (but not with a brownish or tan tint!)
use a whole mixture of tones. Several variations of pale pink, + several neutrals
- metallic accessories, with texture. Whether it be a gilt picture frame or hammered-silver ornament.
- create texture with layers of bedding and touchable pieces
- personal touches like books
- go for a soft, warm-toned pink (as in, a teeny bit yellowish, rather than purplish) to ensure it goes well with neutrals, and won't go all Barbie Dreamhouse on you. ;) (also, y'know, it's a bit more palatable for those manly men in our lives).
Shared at Saved by Suzy

1. Pic from Erin Ever After
2. Pic from Dreamy Whites
3. Pic from Glitter Guide


  1. Wow, I would have never believed white and pink could look so good together... until I saw this post. I am totally changed! That pink couch is so lovely- not too froufrou, and just the right amount of color!

    see creatures

  2. That feather print in the last image is dreamy and it.
    Thanks for stopping by lovely and for your sweet comments , very much appreciated : )

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend

    Anna x

  3. ok that's it. 3 posts in and i'm adding you to my blogroll. your sense of style is SO up my alley. lovelovelove.

  4. Beautiful pictures and I love how you broke down the images. Such helpful information! Thanks for joining the party. Glad to meet you and I'm a new follower!

  5. Your link at Suzy's party caught my eye right away - this is such a pretty, feminine color combo and one that I've certainly been smitten with recently. I'm not usually a pink girl either, but I really love the softness of this pink paired with the grey or even some punchier colors. It's amazing the details that you pick up if you really scope out a photo closely. Glad to have found your blog!

  6. These rooms are beautiful! Such an inspiration for my little girls big girl room!


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