Wednesday, November 16, 2011

New Favorite Color Combos

As you all know, I can't resist bold, colorful, and patterned rooms, such as these:






But lately, I've found myself drawn to more serene and muted color palettes.  Maybe it's because summer screams bright, fun and colorful and fall/winter seems more cozy and gray?

Whatever it is, I have a few new favorite color combos.  First up is gray and brown.  These rooms feel so comfortable and warm to me - the perfect place to curl up with a good book as the weather turns cold.


Source: houzz.com via Suzanne on Pinterest





And I couldn't resist the little pop of color here:

Source: houzz.com via Suzanne on Pinterest





Yesterday, my friend Holly at West Pear Avenue posted a design board that featured a pretty green color that got me thinking about green.  I'm not usually a huge fan of green.  But pair green with gray, and I'm in love.







Source: houzz.com via Suzanne on Pinterest


OK, one last gray-based combo.  Cassie at Primitive and Proper posted these gray and orange bookcases (they aren't styled yet because she just finished painting). 
I love these and they reminded me of some of other recent favorite images of mine.




What do you think?  Are there any color palettes that you are loving right now?

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9 comments:

Gwen @ The Bold Abode said...

I'm finding myself totally enamoured with the dark, dark grey's going on...Still Bold, right?

Gwen @ The Bold Abode said...

Totally misspelled enamored, just pretend I'm Canadian...

Lisa @ Shine Your Light said...

I love that smoky blue/coral combination....which is funny because I don't have any of it in my house....I live vicariously through pinterest!

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

i love the deep grays, too! and that image with the beautiful settee with the round table has been on my radar for a while- gorgeous!
thank you so much for the shout out, friend!

Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} said...

Girl, I am just a fan of you and your taste...love it all! I am loving that kelly green and gray combo, too...it just looks so rich and classic, yet fun...so perfect! And anywhere where there is a pop of bright color is good in my book!

A Vintage Vine said...

I am loving all that color!....Cassie's combo was amazing!

Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

Soo much inspiration here!

Jenny
www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

Holly said...

You know I love green so those two Veranda rooms are my favorites here. I don't think I've ever seen the dining room with the touches of green out of Veranda - that's really pretty. And thanks for the shout out - makes me happy that I was able to inspire someone with my board. I also really like the neutral living room with the pops of yellow - also a big fan of yellow. I've gotta get my favorite things together to party!!

Technical Writing Philippines said...

i also dont want colorful houses like that,its just like i feel im in a fairytale.. hmm..