In the past pink was seen as a color that only suited little girls. Thanks to Lady Gaga, Paris Hilton and the other grown up little girls pink has become a big fad. In fact it is a flirtatious and childish shade of pink that is Pantone’s color of the year in 2011.
To look less childish the best thing to do is mix your pink paint with a touch of brown. This will give a more modern color scheme. At the moment tan and pink or brown and pink is more fashionable than black and pink. Still glossy black and pink is a definitely sexy look for a boudoir, bedroom or bathroom.
If you choose to decorate in a cool, blue based pin then you can mix it with a warm red or fuchsia. Pink alongside tangerine or lime green adds a great deal of pep and cheer to a room. It is a color combination that is great for guest bathrooms and children’s room.
If you really want to mute the pink color then try balancing it with corals and rose colors that are balanced against sage green and mustard yellow colors. Pink also looks very nice with silver or gold. Pink, black and silver together gives you a very James Bond type of effect.
In general, the lighter a pink is the more it will soften a space. It suits the shabby chic style and some sixties and seventies retro styles. Bedrooms were also very pink in the 1940s and many designers today are following the glamour of those rooms by applying satin fabrics and buttons to headboards and closets and clothing beds in satin sheets.
One great thing about the color pink that sex sirens have known for years is that the color is very flattering when reflected from the walls onto the skin giving one a more youthful appearance.
Pink vases and crystal bowls full of rose quartz, pink flowers or seashells can help add a pink touch to any room. You can also add pink lava lamps to your decorating scheme or add pink drawer pulls to a piece of furniture. A pink lampshade can also change an ordinary lamp into a sexy one.
The best time of year to find pink furniture and other décor is just after St. Valentine’s Day when all of the red hued objects go on sale. You can also find pink chandeliers, candleholders, shams and other items in children’s stores.