Inspiration - Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us and here in the office we are feeling the love. With every shop window boasting red roses, pink hearts and the like we felt it only fitting to embrace the theme.

Pink has certainly been on the scene in the world of interiors and fashion for several years now since Pantone announced Rose Quartz as it’s colour of the year back in 2016 shortly followed by the arrival of Millenial pink. Despite it’s popularity on social media, some still avoid it in the home or limit its use to girl’s bedrooms or the nursery. However, pink can look very sophisticated when paired navy blue and a pop of mustard. It’s a great accent colour against a monochromatic scheme of soft greys, which lends itself particularly well to the Scandi trend. For perfect contrast offset it with sage green. Often it is believed that pink and red are a clash but in fact a poppy red with pale pink can look stunning too.

If we’ve convinced you to give pink a go but you don’t feel brave enough dive straight in with wall-to-wall colour or a large piece of furniture try introducing a few blush accessories for an instant update. Fortunately, the high street offers a lot to choose from at the moment. Here are a few of our favourite pink picks…