Red Hot Inspiration

Today is the official kick-off of the Chinese New Year — and the perfect time to get inspired by the color red. With this being the Year of the Red Fire Monkey, and with Valentine’s Day less than a week from today, this is a great excuse to talk about the color red.

Energy. Strength. Passion. Love. What great motivators to spread a little red around your home! But often the question is, how do you decorate with red without going too far?

Start with small splashes and pretty pops. Perhaps a single piece of art or a set of chairs or a bright bench in an otherwise gray and muted room:

Are you ready to be a little bolder? Consider painting an entire wall red or choose multiple pieces and accessories to make a room come to life in a vibrant, beautiful way:

If you’re craving the dramatic and the striking, go for it! When you put red to work thoughtfully and purposefully, you can make a statement while still tempering the color in a chic way:

Red can liven up spaces or envelope you in a warm, cozy glow. Take a look though my Seeing Red pinboard and find the perfect measure of this hue for you!




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