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Apr192011

Orange Love

Orange has been in and out for years now.  I remember the Spring 2005 Collection when I was at Armani and we received a beautiful tangerine leather satchel, that may have been one of those seasons when "orange is the new pink" was declared. I don't know as if orange will ever be the new pink, but it does seem to hang in a try. When we moved in to this house orange seemed to be having a bit of a peak (fall 2008)  and I was looking for a great rug for the green guestroom. My wishes were answered at IKEA where fell in love with a great rust-orange and white rug. Some great deep orange throw pillows from Madura finished off the room, along with a small orange lacquer tray from Pottery Barn. It's interesting that orange can be such a season-less color, I generally think of pinks in springtime, but orange brings up fall leaves, winter fires, spring flowers, and summer heat!

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My Favorite Orange Rug

 

 

 

 

Lately, I have been seeing a lot more orange. It started with the introduction of Farrow & Ball's new colors, or more specifically their color No. 268 Charlotte's Locks. I really love this rich vibrant color, and want to use it as an accent in my sons next bedroom with greens, blues and whites.

 

 

 

 

These amazing new fabrics in orange are from Trina Turk's new outdoor collection for Schumacher. The bold graphics and amazing colors are a great way to welcome summer.

 

From left to right: Soleil LA Print in Sunset, Santorini Print in Persimmon, Amazing Maze in Coral, and Sunglasses in Orange

 For a great orange pop of color, try this beautiful throw from Serena & Lily:


Or the Capri Teardrop Lamp in Orange from Jonathan Adler:

If your looking for a orange trial throw these orange cocktail napkins out at your next party and wait for the compliments!

 

 

A Beautiful Orange Bench on a forbo linolium orange, blue, red and yellow striped floor. Designed by Ghislaine Vinas and photographed for Elle Decor by Elizabeth Felicella 

 

So don't be afraid to add a little orange to your home, it could be just what you need!

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