With its romantic, warm hues, the trend of decorating in blush is one that we're thrilled to get behind. This light pink shade can serve as a neutral backdrop or a statement color in any home, with dustier versions of the color spanning trends for all seasons. If you're interested in decorating with this timeless tone but not sure where to start, take inspiration from interior designers styling blush neutral rooms to the max. Whether you're looking to accent with blush pink in your living room or bring a flair of light rose hues to your bedroom, this color can make a statement just about anywhere.
Below, read on to get inspired by professional designer ideas for all spaces—and get ready to blush.
Liven up the Living Room
A blush sofa creates a year-round fresh, Cali-cool look in any living room. Picking the right shade is key: Opt for a lighter, more nude-inspired rosy hue that will soften the room without feeling too "pretty in pink." Mix in white accents, light gray hues, and matching blush roses to tie the look together like this inviting lounge space.
Make a Colorful Statement
If you lean more toward the maximalist side of interior design, choose your shade of blush and incorporate it throughout the room. This bold, artsy living room is pouring with color from floor to ceiling: An upholstered blush sofa rests against a light pink wall, styled with patterned pillows and abstract artwork to carry the statement color across the design.
Style a Blush Accent Wall
Not willing to commit to a completely blush room (or an entire wall, for that matter)? Grab a paintbrush and try your hand at color blocking. What we love about this light blush shade between peach and pink is the way it adds artistic, painterly interest to the wall without overwhelming the space with contrast. The beauty is in the imperfections, like the uneven paint drips and hand-painted edges that give this entryway its very own unique personality.
Incorporate Pink Seating
A blush chair or two is a great way to dip your toe into light pink hues. This perfect accent chair adds just enough visual interest to the living room while complementing its lighter shades on the walls and décor. Variety in the color scheme allows the design to feel dynamic and soft at the same time, giving this space a warm, neutral feeling that finds a balance between warm and cool tones.
When it comes to Scandinavian minimalism, a little bit of soft color goes a long way. In this space, modern design meets artsy: Bright white walls with clean lines keep it feeling open and airy, but textures from the wall art to the tall indoor tree make for an interesting balance. Handmade décor trails along the wall in its light blush hues for a pop of color that works alongside the sleek design.
The river-rock color palette in this elegant bedroom combines dusty, muted earth tones for an overall effect of natural calm. The blush headboard upholstered in a rich velvet shade brings balance to the room's contrasting colors, all tied together with white accents for a soothing night's rest. The key is in the details: Even down to the lively flowers and pendant lightbulb, soft pink hues are found throughout the space.
Curl up to Plush Pillows
This blush breakfast nook is a perfect spot to enjoy rosé all day—in pillow form, of course. We love the depth and dimension found here by mixing levels of color within a focused palette of soft pink pillows. Painterly brushstroke patterns paired with soft velvet materials add plenty of texture while keeping the color scheme cohesive.
To create depth in your design, choose pillows that all incorporate the same shade of blush with varying patterns for a stylish effect.
Contrast With Dark Hues
Blush may be the new black, but in reality, pairing this color with darker hues makes for an inviting contrast in any space. In combination with deep blue cabinetry and black window trim, the blush items in this room are a stunning visual reminder that a chic accent color can tie a whole design together. In this case, a simple window bench seat is matched with a single throw pillow to keep the style simple, while white materials, wall paint, and lighting keep it feeling fresh.
Play With Contrasting Prints
For a bolder statement, work with varying patterns in similar hues. This chic pink bedroom is filled with abstract patterns along the main wall, and smaller accents on the bedding, throw pillow, and mirror designs carry the eclectic stye throughout the space. White shiplap ceilings add even more texture to the design, while a fur upholstered corner chair and woven rug ground the bright colors to the floor.
Stay Minimal With Accents
If you're not ready to commit to a bold palette in your room, start with a few blush accents to bring a few pops of color to the space. This living area is a mix of modern and eclectic design with its sleek, clean lines in the photo frames to contrast textured wall art and mix-matched throw pillows. An industrial wall sconce hangs delicately over the furniture while a golden coffee table adds a pop of reflective texture.
Step Onto a Blush Rug
A blush rug introduces a soft, feminine sophistication to this neutral space styled with pink accents. Among dramatic patterns and plenty of variety in textures, the dusty rose rug brings warmth and approachability to this room. Minimal pops of black create enough contrast to keep the lighter hues from blending together, matched with white décor for a dynamic finish.
Paint a Blush Statement
A blush-hued front door in this entryway provides an understated pop of color to enhance its sleek style. Using a subtly darker and dustier shade of pink brings out just the right amount of warm tones in the wood chevron floors. As a sleek backdrop to the collected décor, lush houseplants, and wall mirror, the front door serves as a focal point to tie the design together.
Design a Perfectly-Pink Dining Area
This eclectic space is styled like no other. We love the use of upholstered blush dining chairs, which are suited for living room or dining room seating alike for a comfortable (and functional) style. Bright colors in the flowers add a focal point to draw the eye to the center of the chairs, and a variety of warm shades from the rug to the painted patio doors add a dynamic effect.
Take It to the Ceiling
Rather than painting an accent wall, this designer looked to the ceiling to make a statement with color. A blush shade hovers above this white bedroom, styled with vintage furniture and brass accents for an elegant vibe. Minimal color comes out in the bed's throw pillows, which tie the pink shades together for a cohesive design.
Cook up a Colorful Kitchen
When you're feeling colorful, don't hold back: This playful kitchen is styled with blush décor to complement its richer shades, all while modern white cabinetry stands out against its accents. Lively houseplants add a pop of green texture to the pink space with neutral wood hues to highlight its natural warmth.
Relax on Blush Window Seating
This soft, airy retreat could serve as an oasis for all ages. Colorful patterned curtains are styled to bring out tones from the blush window seat without overwhelming the white design. Shiplap walls and a jute area rug bring in a boost of texture and a farmhouse vibe.
When you're working with a neutral color palette, texture is everything. From the patterned wallpaper to the tall curtains, a simple backdrop sets the stage for this room's lush pink décor. Feathered wall art draws the eye to the daybed, which is styled with a mix of white, gray, and blush throw pillows above a pink fur throw blanket.
Style an Accent Wall
For a painted-in pop of blush to complement an elegant living area, choose an accent wall and neutral pink shade. This living room balances formal with fun: A plush black-and-white rug is styled alongside the fireplace hearth's tile work, and playful colors throughout the room bring in a unique personality. Ceilings painted the same shade of white as the walls help to elongate the room and add visual height, acting as a clean background for its colorful accents.
When picking the best blush paint color for your home, opt for a shade with similar undertones to your décor. Choose soft tones for neutral styles, and choose rich hues to complement bold designs.
Blush Your Bedding
This clean, airy bedroom could easily keep its style with all-white décor—but the designer took it a step further by placing a blush throw blanket across the bed for a focal point. Bright hues find warmth in a woven headboard and glass chandelier, along with natural wood floors and a chevron-patterned wardrobe. The space is tied together with its Southwestern black and white rug and textured throw pillows for added visual interest.
Get Creative With Wallpaper
If you're a fan of patterns, this space is for you. Floral wallpaper is the star of the room, styled with pastel colors across the design to keep consistent with its softer vibe. Blush hues are found throughout the wallpaper and in minimal accents like the bench seat's throw pillows, all tied together by a vintage floral-inspired chandelier.