Among several trends coming up for Spring 2012, pastel world became the most basic color scheme. Let’s explore some ways to translate this trend into interiors. Many of the ideas require only a bucket of paint or exchanging a few knickknacks…
New Personality with pastel
electic spring bedroom
couple of pastel pink accent chairs
Talk about soothing.
For a truly calming bedroom, pastels are the way to go. Eliminate visual competition by concentrating on only two shades, such as seafoam green and white. The softness of the pastel dominates the space.
pinks with a black accent
the pastel effect
Don’t want to the pastel to feel to soft or romantic? Choose a shade that feels crisp, like this minty blue-green. When mixed with contemporary accessories and sisal runner this stairwell feels anything but traditional.
The pastel furniture
Take it a step further by refinishing a piece of furniture in a pastel. This vintage dresser maintains its classic feel while appearing fresh in a light shade of green. When paired with the ocean artwork, the entire vignette is the image of aesthetic serenity.
contemporize your pastels
Further contemporize your pastels by punctuating them with bold colors; the contrast of soft shades against bright neons is unexpected yet undoubtedly chic. Try accenting the pastel with a brighter color of the same shade: this pale pink bedroom feels hip and youthful with accents of magenta throughout.