Most posts here reflect my aesthetic which leans toward Calvin Klein and Eileen Fisher colors — natural and gentle. But granted, this safe sameness can be boring. Lately my eyes are adjusting to scorching color combinations, and my very favorite is hot pink + orange:
Buildings in Cartagena — these neighbors planned their paint jobs well:
Hermes scarf and Hermes tray with pink roses:
Orange and pink shawl:
A painting by Etsy.com seller Artbyrodriguez. Somebody is enjoying it because it’s sold:
Sometimes just a bit of pink and orange is enough:
Perhaps my eyes are now accepting this combo because it’s being marketed to American consumers. See this Lilly Pulitzer bedding in the latest Garnet Hill catalog:
From Cambria Cove, jacquard fabric napkins:
Skirt in the Sundance catalog:
John Robshaw Textiles primrose pillow:
Vintage pillow in John Robshaw Textiles’ Souk:
Last weekend at Archiver’s scrapbook store, I stocked up on pink and orange papers so bright, I felt I needed sunglasses in the store. The designs are similar to these handmade papers at an Amazon store:
Now I find there is an entire blog about pink plus orange stuff! There are blogs about everything, huh? Consider my post here a mere sneak preview of all the luscious color to be found at the Pink + Orange blog.
Whew! My next post may go back to neutral colors, sort of a palate cleanser for the eyes.