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4 Ways to Use Pastel Colors in the Home

4 Ways to Use Pastel Colors in the Home

At Remodelista, the warm spring weather has us thinking about pastels, but we’d like to avoid a cloying overdose of them. Here is a roundup of four interiors that combine pastels with brighter colors.

Above: A mix of Eames chairs against a gray wall at Dinder House in Somerset, via Design Crisis.

Above: Pastel mugs hang above a kitchen table at Walnuts Farm in East Sussex. Photograph by Light Locations.

Above: Bright green, coral and shale gray accent a living room. To see more of this home, visit: House Call: Marianna Kennedy in London.

Above: Colored chairs fit into a neutral palette of gray and brown via Uno Design.

For more interiors with a softer edge, have a look through over 500 Rustic Rooms in our Remodelsita‘s Gallery of rooms and spaces.


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2:35AM PDT on May 1, 2013


2:31AM PDT on May 1, 2013

interesting ideas

8:04AM PDT on Apr 28, 2013


11:19PM PDT on Apr 26, 2013

Everybody needs a little color in their lives.

11:37AM PDT on Apr 26, 2013

Quirky, original use of pastels.

4:24AM PDT on Apr 26, 2013

Yes, I do like pastel colours, as my home is smallish, but a bright colour here and there is a nice contrast.

6:01PM PDT on Apr 25, 2013

Pretty. Thank you.

5:48PM PDT on Apr 25, 2013


1:29PM PDT on Apr 25, 2013


12:25PM PDT on Apr 25, 2013

Looks like someone got a deal on some old Daycare chairs at an auction and put them in a big beautiful house?

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