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« on: August 18, 2014 02:05:06 AM »

I'm moving into a room that's been freshly painted...in pastel baby pink.  It's even a cold pink, and I have no idea what to do with it.  I go for bold or exotic designs over elegant and lady-like, so I'm NOT looking for Victorian tea party or white-on-pink designs.  My bedspread back home was red, orange, and black paisley.  I had black curtains, and a big red bookshelf and I'd put gold paper on the back of it.  In this new room, I have a choice for bedspread and curtains, and possibly a rug, and then whatever I can put on the walls.  My closet, curtain rod, and desk are a light wood, pine? oak? not sure, but definitely not cherry.  I can't do any painting of the walls or furniture, and I want to work with the pink instead of just trying to force something on it.  Themes in my brain cloud are cozy, warm tones, boudoir, Arabian nights, Moulin Rouge, bohemian.
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« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2014 08:43:11 AM »

Personally I really love pink, black and shades of grey.

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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2015 01:11:01 PM »

Perhaps you could try looking over at http://www.colourlovers.com and finding a palette with the color in it. Then you could use that palette to decorate your room.
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« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2015 05:29:29 AM »

I'm partial to pink, maroon and brown as a triad. Maroon seems to bridge pink and brown rather nicely.

I have seen a living room done with pink, cognac and brown - it was very cozy. The carpet was a colour called latte and truly was the colour of a double shot latte. The timber in the room was a combo of light pine (the legs of the cognac couch and chairs) and walnut (tv stand, book cases, coffee table).
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« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2015 02:30:23 AM »

See decorating at www.bhg.com/ for ideas on combinations with pink.
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« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2015 02:45:11 AM »

If you're looking for exotic, how about adding some turquoise and gold for a quite indian theme?
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