Decorating With Red

Valentine’s day automatically makes me think of red.  In a good way!  Red is my favorite color, but it can be a bit overwhelming to work with.  But I have found some of the most fabulous ways to decorate with red without having it overwhelm a room.  Or maybe the whole room needs to be red…..

Adding accent furniture in red is always a super easy way to inject the color into a room without going overboard.  Check out this stunning chest.  It really looks amazing next to this wallpaper.

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In the kitchen, having an island that is different from the cabinetry is a trend that I can totally get on board with.  And this red island makes my heart skip a beat.  Maybe it will be my Valentine.

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A fabulously comfy sofa set against a moody and dark wall does the trick.  I love how the rug brings together the red in the sofa and the dark blue in the walls, but still lightens up the space.

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My favorite designer of all time is Sarah Richardson.  I love how she can use color and fabrics and still have a light, bright, cozy room.  Her country house is my favorite.  The red doors in the mud room are amazing!

Now, if you are willing to go full tilt RED, there are a couple of ways to do this.  You could paint the walls…..

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Or you could let the furniture do the talking, like in this bedroom……

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Any way you choose to decorate with red is ok in my book.  I absolutely love it!

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