Soft not Scorching Pink

I’ve inked about pink here before, including the scorching pinks you see in India. Pinks so bright, a few more steps and they’d tiptoe over the edge into neon bright. So bright, I wish those posts offered you a pair of sunglasses.

This past week some softer pinks crossed my path. Usually I pass by the pastels, but something about these dusty pinks — kinder, gentler pinks — made me want to share …

From Architectural Digest:

Architectural Digest Dusty Pink

Via Elle Décor, dusty pink on the floor:

Elle Decor Dusty Pink on the Floor

Dusty pink obi-jime, which is a tie used to hold haori or kimono jacket closed, via Winter’s Scarecrow:


This is gorgeous. A journal hand-bound with dusty pink by Kate Bowles:

Journal Bound in Dusty Pink by Kate Bowles

If you like it, the seller has more handmade books with beautiful bindings available. Love them!

Dusty pink craft ribbon with French script. You can have this! It’s at Etsy Shop ShyMyrtle:

Dusty Pink Scripted Craft Ribbon at Etsy Shop ShyMyrtle

From Vintage Wallpapers (where, yes, you can buy vintage wallpapers):

Dusty Pink Retro Wallpaper via Vintage Wallpapers

Persian pattern pillow by Kevin O’Brien Studio at Nilima Home:

Dusty Pink Persian Decorative Pillow Kevin O'Brien Studio

From Kelani in Australia, a dusty pink knit:

Dusty Pink Nani IRO Colorful POCHO Knit from Kelani

It’s inspiring weddings, like in this palette from the One Fab Day wedding inspiration blog:

Dusty Pink Wedding Inspiration via One Fab Day Blog

For a wedding, it’s romantic. In this room, it’s sophisticated, found at A White Carousel:

Dusty Pink Curtains Found at A White Carousel

It’s also sophisticated in fashion.

Dusty Pink Dress

What do you think about this color? Is it a trend? It’s not the mauve of the 80s, right?

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