4.28.2011

Rooms With Color

Apartment Therapy is celebrating their 10th anniversary. And because of that, they have done something called "Ten Things You Need to Know about Apartment Therapy". They have only shared three so far, but these three parts are worth reading, whether you know what Apartment Therapy is or not. It is very inspiring, quick reading!

In honor of their 10th, I thought I'd share a few of their most colorful interiors that they have featured on their site at one time or another...

Coral


Orange

Yellow


Green

Blue


Purple


Pink



White




Grey


Black



Do you go bold with color in your home?




On a side note, does anyone else of you lovelies use Twitter?

37 comments:

Indie.Tea said...

No, I like what I call 'vintage-Scandinavian' look - pale colors like white and grey, clean but with vintage items instead of modern ones.
I do use Twitter - I'm pretty new to it too. DarjeelingDream is my Twitter handle (couldn't fit in the last 's')..

Bubbles said...

I love these and its so inspiring, not that I have a house to decorate.

shopgirl said...

Hey Shawna! I haven't seen this, so I'll hop on over.

I hope you're well and had a good Easter. It sucks that Ikea is so far away from where you live, but I guess it makes the trip that much more special!

xoxo

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

GOOD MORNING DEAREST! I am so glad to see you have a new post; it popped up on my blog list, but I came by way of your dear sweet comment! Thank you for coming to greet me today! Oh these colors....I am an artist and I enjoy decorating my home. I dabble in many forms of crafts but I have NEVER known how to mix or play with colors! Even my illustrations are simple pen and ink drawings with the most elementary coloring techniques!!!! SOOOOOO....when I see such bold and BEAUTIFULLY ARRANGED rooms with colors that I would have NEVER THOUGHT of, my idea of color changes. Since blogging, I have learned to not be afraid to use more color in my décor. I do love however, a calm room with WHITE WALLS, light furniture and gray and natural elements with a splash of aqua or turquoise. My home is French style, but the Flea market style. My harp studio is more Shabby Chic/Marie Antoinette inspired, but I have added a BOLDER turquoise element in there. These photos are beautiful, and that LIME GREEN ROOM IS MARVELOUS; it reminds me of KEY LIME PIE!!!! HAVE A GREAT, GREAT DAY out in sunny CA.! I was born in Los Angeles and lived in Pico Rivera and Whittier for years. I moved to Boston, Mass., went to school and now live in Minneapolis, which is GORGEOUS, but STILL COLD!

HAPPY SPRING!!! Anita

lilabraga said...

what a fabulous display of colors...so much energy and vibrancy!
xoxo

A Plum By Any Other Name said...

Gives "go bold or go home" a whole new meaning. Love that purple wall.

THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE said...

This is fabulous and makes me want to whip out the paint rollers immediately! That purple room is to die for!

Have a wonderful weekend, sweetie :)

Mina finaste said...

Unfortunately I am a quite boring when it comes down to color. White and darkish brown are my basic palette but that doensn't mean that I want to change.

Love your inspiration!
Marie

classiq said...

A lovely selection. I especially love the coral wall and all the coral details in the first image. Hope yu have a beautiful weekend! Ada

hi-d said...

Love the bright, bold colors. I can't wait for the day to paint some walls.

Amanda said...

i love all these pictures! i'm always in the mood to decorate and i love color! haha! i wish i was as talented as these people! :)

Haute World said...

I do love the colors used here. My home is fairly neutral, though I've always been tempted to at least color one wall red or blue. I love the first pic and the black wall is surprisingly non-gloomy.

Griver said...

great post , my favorite is the second from the bottom , cozy and lots of things going on , i like it when the room speak for its owner , personalized room .

Bela said...

Hi, sweet!!!! I love colors!!! There is a grape wall in my atelier, a green wall in my bedroom, Aila's room is soft pink, my kitchen is chocolate, the girl's bathroom (me and Aila) is yellow, daddy's bathroom is green, the social toilette is soft purple,....tee hee!!! As you can see, we do love colors around here!!!
Love u!! Bela

cb said...

i am just so in love with painting one room or wall a bright color! i love the orange and yellow rooms the most!

xo,
cb

A Casa da Vá said...

I am obsessed about that pink room since the very first time I saw it... love all colors, but pink... is pink!

Friend, I added a lit banner on my blog that links to yours, hope you like it...

Hugs & kisses from Rio!
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A Casa da Vá said...

Oh I am still kinda new to twitter and learning about it, but I just sent you a request!

Hugs & kisses from Rio!
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amy b.s. said...

i am in love with that purple room!

Sienna said...

i love the white & purple ones! my room is lavender and I love it

Sienna said...

i love the white & purple ones! my room is lavender and I love it

flowersandhome said...

I love colour, can't do without but for the walls I prefer white or a shade of white because there's just not one white, is there? I Love to add colour according to the season.
Bye,
Marian

Annie said...

what a fun post Shawna! The first room is my favorite :) Hope you have a wonderful weekend!! xo

Diana said...

I love how different each room is, and the mixture of colors...from bold to dark. The grey and yellow are gorgeous together and that orange kitchen is amazing! :)

I hope you have a wonderful weekend my love! <3

Can you believe the Royal Wedding is here and gone already!

heather said...

oh man, check out those colors! i'm entranced by the blue and purple. right now i go all out bold with white! :)

Carolina said...

i love the purple one! :) i am having a giveaway on my blog, that is perfect for spring&summer! a RAD BIKINI by a young Mexican designeer! check it out, you wont be disappointed ♥ i promise!

georgia~gigi said...

Happy Friday Poppie Girl :)
YOU know I love color!!!! I can't get enough! That coral room...sigh, and love the green, oh and the orange, ha ha!
I also really like the black, don't you have a black room ( or one wall)? Super cool!
Hope you have a wonderful weekend, got any big plans?
love ya
gi gi

PinkBow said...

love the purple, this is my favourite.

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tinajo said...

Love this post! Well, my walls are always pretty low key (except my oldest´s wallpaper) as in white and grey, but I love to ass color with prints, pillows and other things. Color makes me happy!

Did you ever read Happy chic colors by Jonathan Adler? I love that book! :-)

Rosie said...

Hello my Sweet,
Hmmmmm...Well, I do LOVE when OTHER people go "bold", but am afraid that I am way too "fickle" to do it myself. I am a "POP of color kinda girl"...Now having said that, I must say, I am swooning over that coral bit of goodness you waved in front of my nose...ahhhh
How was your Easter Dear One?
As I mentioned to you earlier, I did not expect my babies home...but alas, they were VERY sneaky and both arrived home to surprise their parents...I was in "mama heaven"... it was perfect.
Sending you HUGS for the first week in May...xoxox...Rosie

tywo said...

When I have a house, I would want you to tell me how to make it look beautiful. You always have the most beautiful pictures of home decor.
My days are lovely! :) School ends in a week! Brenton is sort of back! My bike and I are in love. Such happiness in my heart all the time.
I hope your days are beautiful.


LOVE!

Bron said...

Oooh, loving that orange!

Have started to inject a bit of colour into the baby space place but mostly it's a deep blues, mossy greens and timber browns kinda house :)

Kavery said...

I'd love to have a bold, bright colour in one room atleast. Just scrolling through the images you can feel the effect colour has on people

Life love, clutter and other beautiful things. said...

Oh how gorgeous xox

Diana Mieczan said...

I love bold colours but Im not brave with them. Lately, Im all about grey:) Hugs and kisses, sunshine

Martina said...

Love appartement therapy, such a great site! I have many colorful paintings in my home, and therefore prefer white walls. But i do love the purple here.

Hey, you know what? you won my giveaway!
Send me your E-Mail, so i can tell you how to proceed.
xox

Karin said...

I just discovered your blog and it is pretty amazing xxx I am loving all your inspirational images and your profile photo with the tea cups is the best xxx