Day 109: Orange is the New Black!

by MJ Gourd


Day 109 of

365 Days of a Happy Home!

Think of the color orange... and brightness and self confidence come to mind.  It is a color associated with sunshine, fruit and good health.  Use it in your home to feel more youthful.    Be bold with it or be bashful and still get some punch.  Here are a few ideas that I find exhilarating:

These tufted hostess chairs really pop in this mostly white dining room.  

These tufted hostess chairs really pop in this mostly white dining room.  

Use this Merimekko fabric boldly as a duvet cover, window treatments or table cloth.  Use it bashfully as throw pillows.

Use this Merimekko fabric boldly as a duvet cover, window treatments or table cloth.  Use it bashfully as throw pillows.

Its all in the details!  Check out the ribbon on the leading edge of the drapes!

Its all in the details!  Check out the ribbon on the leading edge of the drapes!

Lacquered orange top on this modern table adds just the right amount of punch to this room.

Lacquered orange top on this modern table adds just the right amount of punch to this room.

Blood orange backs on these chairs really pops around this custom table.  

Blood orange backs on these chairs really pops around this custom table.  

A little orange band and kick pleat insert goes a long way on these slip covered chairs.

A little orange band and kick pleat insert goes a long way on these slip covered chairs.

More bold Merimekko!

More bold Merimekko!