Lately, I have been crushing on the color orange. Normally, I am a true blue kind of girl with heavy doses of white but for some reason, which I can't explain, I can't get enough orange these days. Coral, tangerine, apricot, persimmon, pumpkin- the whole range of the spectrum appeals to me. Is orange in the air? Or is it just me?
A dark orange with charcoal gray feels sophisticated and masculine like in this library from Apartment Therapy:
Orange feels fresh and fun when paired with white:
I am obsessed with the combination of cream, gray and tangerine...
Orange paired with navy looks crisp and preppy:
Orange looks great outside too because it pairs so well with the greens found in nature as well as dark espresso wicker.
I love using orange in the houses that I stage because it is such a happy color and generally makes people feel good.
I have always been crazy about Suzanne Kassler's living room with it's pale apricot accents.
Orange is a great color to use in small accents to perk up your rooms and its fun to see what you can find in this happiest of colors. Here are a few of my favorites:
Check out my Online Pop-Up Shop at www.susanalbrightlifestyledesign.com for these and other things orange. I will be uploading items later today and the prices are great!