Pastel Palette’s

  1. sarah, flourish design + style says:

    What a gorgeous collection of pastels.. I heart mitchell gold too! xo

  2. A Perfect Gray says:

    agreed. the first image – oh no! but the second gets it all right!

  3. Casa Bella says:

    I love pastels, but I agree that I love to see them in combination with a bold, darker color. I love those framed pictures!

  4. Patty says:

    Usually I like a plain base color and then bright accent pieces but this pastel look is pretty nice!

  5. C @ Project Pretty says:

    I'm definitely a fan of pastels.. if they're done right. Perfect example being Pheobe Howard rooms. Gorgeous, but they can get almost boring after you've seen so many.

  6. Katie says:

    woo that first picture…awful! we had a pastel-ed out 80's/early 90's house for a while. pickled cabinets, peach walls, lots of seafoam green and pink. awful.

    looove that nailhead chair!

  7. Lucky Punk says:

    Nice selection of well-done rooms. Pastels can definitely go very wrong, very easily, but you've shown that they can also be really beautiful.

  8. Lauren says:

    I love those egg prints! Thank you for sharing.

  9. shi(f)t says:

    love them as long as you add in some rich browns or bolder, darker colors to deepen the room.

    (ps–i WANT that mint armoire)

  10. Maria says:

    love the egg prints, so great for any time of year!

  11. Amy says:

    Totally put egg prints in our guest room last year, LOVE that they're in style, I'm a big fan of natural things, and I LOVE LOVE LOVE that aqua leather chair, I bet it felt like buttahhhh. *Amy

  12. Chic Coles says:

    Pastel colors are my favorite. Especially purple!

  13. Kathysue says:

    I love spring time colors in my home with a balance act done with touches of black and white. In fact I did a post today on what I like and what I don't like. The 80s
    era was so bad in design and in fashion, that first picture made me twitch!! Good examples on this post and I am dying for those egg prints, Love them!! Happy Tuesday,Kathysue

  14. MyLittleHappyPlace says:

    Truly love those egg botanicals – may have to figure out a way to use them!

  15. kanishk says:

    the first image – oh no! but the second gets it all right!
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  16. Kelly @ Dare to be Domestic says:

    It is amazing how the same colors can be redone in such a good way… That first image reminds me of our old beach house when I was in middle and high school. Niceeeee! Miami Vice what?

  17. Design Darling says:

    those eggs are wonderful! you seriously always find the coolest stuff.

  18. Sarah - La Jeune Marie says:

    I agree – pastels require balance! These spaces nail it.

  19. Debbie says:

    You must admit, it's a challenge to show 80s mauve done right… That first pic brings back some bad memories.

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