October 5, 2011

A Color Story : A Charming Vanity

My name is Rebecca and I am contributing to a new series on the Musings blog called A COLOR STORY.  Inside this series, you’ll find real spaces and places as well as real tips for creating your best space and getting serious color inspiration.  I truly believe that creating your best space will allow you to feel your best self. Let’s get started.

The first space is inspired by one of a gal’s fave places in the bedroom, her vanity table. Many of us have reinterpreted the classic vanity table – a small space in the bathroom, a side table, you name it. Wherever you keep your favorite *getting ready* items like jewelry, hairbrushes, perfume, etc, it is certainly a place to seek a bit of comfort and quiet as you begin and end your day. I love this space, a charming vanity from the pages of domino magazine. I spotted some fab design ideas and color options right here.
1) A completely soft and romantic pink, purple and blue palette with a sophisticated edge. Take items your love and find a space and a dedicated place for them on your vanity. A great jewelry box, a picture of your romantic partner, a vintage vase for your flowers – place items your love in vessels you care about.

2) Flowers are an affordable and simply gorgeous accent to add to your vanity space. Flowers add a soft edge and a pop of color to your vignette. The best thing, when you want a color change, change your flower.

3) Introduce a 2 x 3 FLOR rug that balances with your vanity and it’s items. I love the blue necklace that is out for show and it complements the FLOR’s  Toy Poodle tiles in Frost.

4) Any and all reflective items in a space will give it tons of dimension and style. Keep our fave gold and silver baubles out on display.

5) Vertical space works! Even in a small vignette, like the vanity, add in various heights to keep the eye moving through the design. A bud vase, tall frame, different shaped boxes will add depth.

Love this color palette? Check out all the FLOR  colors to add to your own special space.

One Response to “A Color Story : A Charming Vanity”

  1. loving. living. small. Says:
    October 10th, 2011 at 8:04 am

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