Category Archives: Color Combos

Fall Color Combo: Indigo and Gold

Sleeping in is such a luxury, and a rarity at our house. We have a four-year-old and a seven-month-old. Our bedroom is only 10ft. by 10ft., and is connected to the only bathroom in the house. I sometimes catch myself daydreaming of the biggest, coziest bed, and the most cocoon-like (but large), bedroom, where sleeping late is the norm. Here is how I might layer this hypothetical room, to maximize those precious z’s.

First, I would paint the walls in this deep Indigo blue shade, by C2 Paints, in a matte finish, for a suede like effect.

Espionage paint color by C2 Paints.
Espionage paint color by C2 Paints.

Dreams of this proportion deserve an equally large bed. I’d be in heaven sleeping in the Bedford Slipcovered king-size bed from Restoration Hardware.

Bedford Slipcovered Bed from Restoration Hardware.
Bedford Slipcovered Bed from Restoration Hardware.

Next, I’d top my king-size bed with a sumptuous down comforter, tucked inside this dreamy duvet cover from Urban Outfitters.

Cato Henna Duvet, Urban Outfitters.
Cato Henna Duvet Cover, Urban Outfitters.

On the floor, I’d lay a soft, but modern rug in golden tones, for warmth. I like the classic look of this one via One King’s Lane.

Hermes Stripe rug on One King's Lane.
Hermes Flat-Weave rug on One King’s Lane.

Black out drapes to encourage every extra minute of shut-eye are a must. These textural navy blue panels from Target would do the trick.

Threshold's Uptown Stripe Light Blocking drape from Target.
Threshold’s Uptown Stripe Light Blocking drape from Target.

Just in case I want to read myself to sleep in bed, these simple swing-arm sconces would look beautiful against that inky blue wall color.

Envoy Swing-Arm Sconce by Schoolhouse Electric.
Envoy Swing-Arm Sconce by Schoolhouse Electric.

Add a couple of accessories, like these throw pillows and framed photos to make the room feel like home, and I’m pretty much moving in. A girl can dream, right?

Pillows, Crewel Modern Blocks and Bubble Knit by West Elm. Melina Frames from Crate & Barrell.
Pillows, Crewel Modern Blocks and Bubble Knit by West Elm. Melina Frames from Crate & Barrell.

Fall Color Combo: Concrete and Cayenne

Fall colors are trending towards earthy, muddy hues.  Paired with concrete gray, cozy cayenne feels fresh and modern. Metallic accents are the perfect foil to brighten this combo up, and bring a dash of polish. Here are a few items to inspire you to curl up and look inward as autumn arrives.

cayenne throw WE
Fading Plaid throw in Cayenne, West Elm. $79
Orda Table Lamp, Crate & Barrell. $139.
Orda Table Lamp, Crate & Barrell. $139.

 

Matahari Dimensional Mirror, Pier 1. $159.20 on sale.
Matahari Dimensional Mirror, Pier 1. $159.20 on sale.
Zigzag Ikat Pillow, Target.com. $59.99.
Zigzag Ikat Pillow, Target.com. $59.99.
Mudrita Floor Runner, World Market. $99.99.
Mudrita Floor Runner, World Market. $99.99.