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Indian Pink

The Family Love Tree rattan pendant, Ikea basket, Celerie Kemble wallpaper, Open House Beach Design pillows, Open House Beach Design upholstered ottoman, Serena and Lily sheets, rattan swing, striped fouta throw, JCP Chandler bed

Wallpaper got a bad rap after years of overuse in the 70s.  Today it’s back and used in a much more restrained way.  As a focal point in a room, consider getting your feet wet by simply decorating one wall for a dramatic effect.

Tropical palm leaves from Cole and Son on this bedroom wall act like a headboard.

Palm leaf wallpaper

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Those classic vinyl webbed lawn chairs from the 60s and 70s bring back great memories of  lazy days at the beach and the good old family barbeques by the pool.  But you can take inspiration from them to incorporate some summer nostalgia into your home with a more modern take on the classic chair.

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The calendar may say October but don’t let that force you into a color scheme of brown and orange.  Equally rich but not nearly as expected is the pairing of pink and wine.  Like a great cab served with a perfectly seasoned filet, spice up your fall with this interesting and autumnal candy-colored combo.

David Hicks for Lee Jofa’s La Fiorentina fabric is a great geometric pattern for pillows like this one from Arianna Belle on Etsy.

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Just because boys love cars and trucks and girls gravitate towards princesses and pink doesn’t mean their bedrooms have to reflect that. Designing a child’s bedroom in good taste from the get-go will allow them to make the transition from terrible twos to tweens and even teens without spending a fortune along the way.  And better yet, their rooms will flow more naturally with the rest of the house instead of looking like something out of Romper Room.  Have some fun creating a haven for the little ones with all the amazing choices out there.

There’s nothing wrong with pink as long as it’s done sparingly like this aesthetically pleasing girls bunk room courtesy of Coastal Living.  Curtains in Raoul Textiles‘ Amijao in sea.

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