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Montage: 30 Pretty Pastel Interiors

When browsing J.Crew the other day, I noticed an abundance of pastel products. There’s always a healthy serving of pretty pastel rooms on Pinterest, and given my obsession with Scandinavian decor, especially white rooms sprinkled with pops of color, they’re always on my radar. I also just put together a post on pretty bedrooms for girls for the Matouk blog that posted yesterday, for which I had to slog through many a pink room to find the gems. Anyway, pastel style does seem to be a thing. Here are 30 pretty pastel interiors. Love ’em, or not so much? I like to look at them. Not sure I could live in one. Would definitely do a guest room in such a scheme. My favorite here is the very first. The combinatino of violet and mint is inspired.


Home of cosmetics executive Jeanine Lobell and actor Anthony Edwards
Rafael de Cardenas, Architecture at Large
Photographer William Waldron   –  Elle Decor

Artist-Gretchen-Weller-Howard stenciled-floors.

Stenciled floors by artist Gretchen Weller Howard


Home of jewelry designer Stine A. Johansen
Photographer Birgitta Wolfgang Drejer  –  Interiormagasinet


Home of Dos Family blogger on Design Sponge




Home of stylist Ana Antunes

House-&-Home-pastels- Stacey-Smithers

Photographer Michael Graydon  –  House & Home

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Jaime Mears, Furbish Studio  –  Lonny

Kiane-Von-Mueffling-Burley Katon Halliday

NYC home of Kiane Von Mueffling  by Burley Katon Halliday
Photographer Ditte Isager for Australian Vogue Living


 Home of Real Simple editor, Kelley Carter  – Lonny


Melanie Turner Interiors


Home of Fjeldborg blogger, Ingrid via Lanalou Style


Home of blogger of My Old Country House


House Doctor‘s Spring 2011 “Everyday” collection


Photographer Petra Bindel 
pastel-entry-Hus & Hem

 Hus & Hem


Better Homes & Gardens




Photographer David Cleveland  –  Stylist Laura Fulmine


Hecker Guthrie Studio

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 Photographer Olaf Szczepaniak   –   Schoner Wohnen


Photographer Malia Cano  –  Style Me Pretty


Suzanne Kasler

TH-Julie Goldman of J

 Julie Goldman, J. Latter Design  –  Traditional Home


 Tobi Fairley  –  Traditional Home


 Home of The Everygirl blogger Danielle Moss


 Fashion designer Vanessa Bruno’s Paris apartment
Photographer Birgitta Wolfgang Drejer  –  Interiormagasinet


VT Wonen


Willem de Koonig’s studio  –  Architectural Digest

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Dress the part!
Tons of great pastels at Shopbop.

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Montage: 54 Living Rooms with Gray Sofas

Why gray sofas? First, I apologize for missing two days of blogging. I took a quick day trip to Connecticut to visit a friend. A friend who has so much faith in my taste that she has hired me to decorate her gorgeous new apartment in New York City. You didn’t realize that I’m an interior designer? I’m not! This very loyal friend is confident that through my writing and research, experience overseeing the building and renovations of my own places, and years of absorbing interior images, that I can do this. Or rather, we can do this. It’s definitely a collaboration. And really fun.

I’ll mainly be choosing furnishings. The project doesn’t involve any construction, kitchens, or bathrooms. The apartment is brand new and will be delivered finished and pristine. We  will pick paint colors, wallpaper, rugs, furniture, and light fixtures (perhaps from Visual Comfort lighting.The budget is similar to what I would spend if it were my own home, which makes it a lot easier. I’m nervous, but excited.

We’ve decided to go with a gray sofa in her living room. We’re thinking about a serene white and gray scheme, or white and gray with green accents. The dining room is in the same space, so we can play with that too. I’m sure I’ll be treating you to a lot of posts inspired by our deliberations and eventual decisions.

If you’re shopping for a gray sofa, definitely click over to my shopping posts Get the Look: 22 Modern Gray Sofas and Get the Look: 60 Modern Grey Sofas, both of which were updated Spring 2015.

Vita Designs

House to Home

Photographer David Duncan Livingston

Marcelo Lucini’s Buenos Aires apartment

Steven Gambrel  •  Elle Decor

Greg Natale



Katie Ridder


Andrew Flesher Interiors

Burley Katon Halliday  •  Elle Decor

Photographer Francesca Mantovani

Light Locations

Home of Joanna Berryman of Matrushka

Katie Lydon

Anthony Baratta

Dwell Studio

Home of stylist/photographer Elisabeth Dunker  •  Design Sponge


Shopping Break

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Rest Sofa by Muuto

Steven Gambrel  •  Elle Decor

Burnham Design

Emily Summers

Courtney Cox’s Malibu home •  Trip Haenisch  •  Elle Decor

Axel Vervoordt

Jonathan Adler

 Ix Design

Turner Davis Interiors – Elle Decor

reader’s home – Cote de Texas


Photographer Manolo Yllera


Sally Wheat Interiors

Pretty Petals blog

Sally Wheat Interiors

Petrie Sofa  •  Crate & Barrel

Ashe + Leandro



Daniel M. Pafford

Francisco Costa’s NYC apartment

Greg Natale

 Emily Robinson of the Dixie Chicks  •  Metropolitan Home
Architects Jim Poteet & Patrick Ousey  •  Interior designer Joel Mozersky

Emily Summers


Sally Wheat Interiors





Burnham Design

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