Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink

Pink rooms are charming, but can sometimes veer into the saccharine. We’ve found the trick is to incorporate pink into the design in a way that it can mature with the child.

Take your time when choosing the pink, and make sure it isn’t too bright or too saturated. You don’t want it to overwhelm the room. Pink looks sophisticated when paired with a neutral like taupe, greige, cool grey, or rich chocolate. These neutrals can play great supporting roles in the choice of linens, headboards, rugs, window coverings, wall colour, or accessories.

pink bedroom

We like to use the 80/20 rule so our rooms feel cohesive. This means 80% of the room is done in the main colour with a 20% mix of the other colours. When planning the room, keep a list of what colour will be used where – wall colour, rugs, and bedspreads are going to count towards a larger percentage than throw pillows or accessories.

Add interest and depth to the room by mixing and matching patterns.

design with pink flowers

For easy sleepovers as the kids grow, opt for 2 twin beds if there’s space, or incorporate a trundle bed.

pink designed bedroom

And finally, to really maximize functionality we like to plan for extra guests in the children’s rooms. Sometimes the kids have to make way for visiting friends and family! Ensure there is a light by the bed and a nearby surface, like a nightstand, for setting down a book and a phone.

Pink rooms are lots of fun to design, and when done thoughtfully can easily grow with the child.

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  • More mountain magic on its way and we couldn’t be more thrilled.⠀
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The colour story for this project starts with the homeowners’ gorgeous Persian area rug, and ends with luxurious and practical updates to the entire home. ⠀
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Coming at you Canmore! 
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  • Warm neutrals are on our list of spring trends this week… can you guess the others? Hint: Pastels and tulip bouquets *aren’t* on the list... 💐 
See more of our team’s picks on the LBI blog this week. Swoon!
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  • This week, the lovely ladies at LBI are happy to share some of our favourite style finds for spring! Sorry, no bunny and egg paraphernalia here… ...just some effortlessly classic styles you can love much longer than a season. We’ll say yes to that 🙋

As usual, it’s all on our blog... Go, go go!
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Fresh flower leftovers from yesterday’s shoot⠀
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Art small from a client/friend, sitting out to remind me to get it framed⠀
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Favorite candle and my ring from last year’s trip to Montréal ⠀
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Books. Always books. ⠀
It’s a good day. ⠀
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  • Our second gilded mirror for the week! This powder room might be different from the master bathroom we shared yesterday, but it has a cheerful character all of its own.
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You can see the full project on our blog this week… as fun, beautiful and unique as the lovely people who live here. 🖤