Think Pink Interiors: Which Blush Is Right For You?

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Pink has come a long way in the last few years. Ever since Pantone named Rose Quartz as one of their chosen shades way back in 2016, pink has resisted fickle fads and more recently took the red carpet by storm at The Oscars. Progressing from little girl’s bedrooms to a fashion pack favourite, pink continues to be the must-have shade that every home can embrace.

If you’ve got a crush on blush that just won’t go away but you’re unsure what shade is right for you, we’ve got you covered with our handy guide. You’ll have the perfectly pink interior of your dreams in no time.

Pastel

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Delicate, pretty and thoroughly grown-up, pastel pinks have taken over our Instagram feeds and our homes with brute force. So much more than pops of colour, these shades so popular they’ve become a neutral, so don’t think you’re too old for pink walls. From millennial to Scandi pink these new neutrals and are bringing a breath of fresh air to our interiors. And are perfect for splashing around the home.

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Pair with contrasting shades of deep grey, green & blue. The stark contrasts are thoroughly modern and will ensure your sorbet pink shades get a grown-up make-over. If you’re looking for on-trend gratification, try mixing with earthy tones; terracotta and beige are set to be huge for the rest of the year.

Pure

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Playful, reenergising & eye-catching, pure pinks are those classic shades from your childhood (and they’re not just for fairy-tale princesses). Pink in its purest form may be sweet, but it packs a punch. And you’ll be surprised what a difference it can make in any sized space. From delicate rose tones to soften the edges to exotic flamingo shades that’ll pop against neutral backdrops, pink has been given a grown-up make-over.

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Prevent your pure pink palette from becoming too sugary sweet by pairing with crisp whites. This way your scheme will feel more like a palette cleanser rather than dessert. For a thoroughly modern feel, add a pop of pure pink to monochrome schemes, it’s just sweet enough to soften the edges but retain a little attitude.

Power

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Bold, fun & romantic, power pinks are where the fun really starts. More boho pink than Barbie pink, these powerful shades are made to create an impact. Although known as Millennial pink’s crazier relative, we like to think of bubblegum shades as a bit more carefree. And they’re perfect for when you’re done with minimalism.

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The exotic shades are perfect for adding a little eccentricity to you home. And make great splashes of colour against crisp white. If you’re a lover of colour, try popping these power pinks next to lime greens or even acid yellow and golden accents, embrace your eccentric side!