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color adventures: a sophisticated pink heart bedroom...

color adventures: a pink heart bedroom...

For this month's Color Adventures, can you guess what color and pattern we're styling with? Pink AND hearts! It's a classic combo, especially for the month of February. While February usually involves lots of hot pink, red, and hearts galore, today, we're showing you how to take the duo and make it sophisticated and more subdued. Check it out...

color adventures: a pink heart bedroom...

Neutral Colors: Thanks to the color palette, this bedroom is soft and sweet without skewing too young! We paired blush with black and lots of neutrals: beige, grey, white, gold, and hints of warm wood accents. The colors give the space a relaxed tone. We also added very small pops of yellow to brighten the space a bit. 

color adventures: a pink heart bedroom...

color adventures: a pink heart bedroom...

Cozy Textures: Texture is always a key player when styling, especially when you want the space to feel cozy. Our Creative Content Director, Julia, wanted this space to be a teenage dream, so we piled on the pillows, faux fur rugs, and soft quilts. We even brought in a velvet chair and added a ruffled wall hanging to help tie the space together.

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Subtle Theme: Lastly, we didn't overdo it with the heart theme. We could've gone heart EVERYTHING, but instead we picked just a few pieces to incorporate the pattern—one piece of heart artwork, one giant heart pillow, and one heart decal for the wall. All of these pieces softly blend into the space and don't demand all your attention. When you just want a subtle theme, a little goes a long way!

Sources shown: Benjamin Moore Aucapulco Sand paint, Joann Fabric wall hanging, Ikea bed, Castle pink dotty pillow case, Target black & white geo pillow, Target heart pillow, Target pink color blocked pillow, Target crown pillow, Clare V. tote bag (past season), Target comforter, Target heart blanket, Target round faux fur, The Social Type speckled coral box, Paper Source striped round boxes, Target woven heart wall hanging, vintage Just Be Cool pennant, vintage side table, Lamps Plus lamp*, West Elm black & white striped box, Ban.do pink wooden box, vintage ceramic gnome, Ikea pink speckled boxes, Target mirror, Target gray wooden box, West Elm rug, Wayfair chair, Target color blocked pink pillow, Intentionally Blank glitter boots (past season), Seychelles heels (past season), Target round woven pillow, Idlewild Co. Cali print, Christopher David Ryan Heart print, vintage perfume print, Target cabinet, Target round mirror, Anthropologie swan trinket dish (past season), Ikea clear pink container, vintage gum ball machine, Anthropologie brass jack, Oyoy pink planter, Target black basket, vintage large paper flower, Target pink tassel pillow, Calhoun & Co. black & white striped pillow, Arro Home round pink pillow (past season).

{Photos by Lily Glass. Concept/Production/Styling by Julia Wester, Production Assistance by Jess Hong. Written by Traci Michael.}

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