April 22nd, 2013 No Comments

this week’s color palette: orange and red with gold, pink and green accents

This week’s color palette is inspired by a ‘street style’ photo from Elle. Orange and red, being wonderful warm colors can look beautiful with gold accessories, like you see here with the model’s jewelry. But if you love this palette for your home, think about gold accents, like hardware, lights, decor accents or even gold end tables.  When you find a photo that really inspires you, look closely because it’s usually something about all the elements together that attract you. So take for instance her light gray bag, the dark brown buttons, the dark green foliage and even the hot pink flowers -these are colors that are all working together well.  So you might interpret these with a sofa, dark hardwood floors, a deep green armoire, desk or outdoor view and maybe even pink accent pillows. Sometimes it’s even the background in a photo, like a blue sky- so make sure to take a good look and decipher what you really love about it. Above are Benjamin Moore paint colors to guide you with the color palette.

Photo credited to Kelly Stuart via Elle

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