Sunday, January 19, 2014

Trending - Pink and Gray

From time to time, I love to post on emerging trends I perceive in interior design. These are not the hot trends written up in shelter mags, but looks I start to see repeated in rooms that I feel work especially well with Chinoiserie. Last year I did "Trending" posts on -

*The Big Chinoiserie Lamp
*The White Elephant
*The Return of the Skirted Table
*Combining Pink and Orange
*Black Windows

My first emerging trend for 2014 is combining pink and gray. I believe that gray is here to stay as an elegant, versatile, and sophisticated neutral. People will be looking for new ways to use gray and I absolutely adore this combination. Here is some inspiration -

Gray with hot pink -

Gray with coral pink -

Gray with pale pink -


  1. Beth, I wanted to thank you for posting on Sundays, it is such a treat to read something fresh on the weekend! Your images of pink and gray have me rethinking BOTH pink AND gray...just lovely. That pale pink dining room with the knockout chandy is to die for!

  2. Love all these images! Blush pink has always been my favorite color. I painted my whole house a lovely shade of it when I moved in. Grey goes so well with it and it's such a soothing combination.

  3. I simply love it, the two coors just play off of each other so nicely ! I love all of the images here.. just beautiful!

  4. I'm considering painting my bedroom ceiling a soft pink. This post helped me make up my mind. Thank you.

  5. Lovely combinations, I especially love the sconce shades that match the woodland wall paper, but enlivened from being stodgy with the lining of pink. Please to see our lovely Galah featuring so prominently. He is so common that we tend to overlook how stylish and smart he is.

  6. This post is divine. I never truly considered pairing grey and pink for my interiors, but now I'm re-thinking it. I keep scrolling through the photos, and thank you for the round-up of inspiring photos!

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