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Inspiring Style: Orange Is the New Black

8/21/2013


Decorating has taken over my life this month...and I love it! The main color scheme in my living area used to be black and brown until I added some blue pillows to go with the blue accent wall. Now I decided to brighten up the space with a secondary color: orange. Just so you know, orange, blue and brown totally go together. So these are some pieces that I'm thinking about adding to my decor with orange as my main inspiration.

What do you think about this color combination? Have you decorated lately?
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P.s. Can you believe what this website said about the name "Cheryl"--it's pretty accurate!

  • The name of Cheryl brings opportunities for success in business and financial accumulation.
  • It fires you with ambition and promotional ideas, ideas that are original, progressive, and large-scale.
  • With this name, success to you is a foregone conclusion, for you cannot conceive any reason for not reaching all your goals, as you have self-sufficiency, supreme confidence, boundless energy, and enthusiasm. 
  • As long as you have a sense of freedom from monotony and drudgery, and can see progress being made, you feel buoyant and optimistic.
  • However, obstacles and frustration can give rise to feelings of impatience, intolerance, and depression.
  • The ever-present desire to progress does not allow you proper relaxation or the proper expression of the softer feminine qualities of sympathy, encouragement, and affection. 
  • Others may see you as rather shrewd and calculating.
  • Your intense, restless nature can bring on tension which affects the solar plexus and digestion, or the female organs.

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  1. What a vibrant color scheme! Fun! We are decorating our apartment as well and are going for purple, grey and white and possibly some teal in our living area. Our goal was to do something completely different from our US homes (all our furniture is in storage in the states) and just have fun this time.....

    ~Alexis Grace of North On Harper

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  2. It's a great colour...I like these pillows, very lovely. Perfect way to change things around without having to re-do everything. Gorgeous. I think it will make your space feel really cozy and relaxing!! x

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  3. So cool you have a website named after you:) And I love love love orange. That curtain...I want that too!

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  4. I can't agree more with you!
    Orange is such a great colour and works for quite everything!

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  5. I love orange, tangerine, burnt orange, all of those colours, and think that teal and orange are a great pairing. The lamp is my favourite! It's interesting how our names are very significant to who we are, that's so true about mine. Enjoy your Wednesday. /M

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  6. It's such an uplifting color Cheryl. I love it in fashion and makeup. You're going to love it in your home. Love the colors you're going to pair it with. That is so cool about your name. I need to look mine up.
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  7. Ohh so pretty and vibrant! Loving the rug, roses and pillows. That was so interesting to hear about your name

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  8. I love orange color for home decor! Such a vibrant, energetic color to bring any look together! I just came back from vacation and now catching up with all ur previous posts! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
    -Jyoti
    Style-Delights Blog

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  9. I absolutely love orange and teal together. These colors are actually the color scheme of my dining area! (It was supposed to also be the same for my kitchen, but my boyfriend kept purchasing red appliances!).

    It's always so much fun to read insights to our names!

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  10. I love the bright textured lamp!
    I can definitely see you feeling free when you break from a sense of monotony. I love that confidence and success are expected as well.

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  11. great post, I liked it.

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  12. Thanks for your suggestions on my previous post :) Happy Friday!

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  14. I love adding bright colors and prints in my decor - that throw pillow is so fun!
    Chic on the Cheap

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  15. cute... i love the block vase
    xo
    MOSAMUSE

    www.MOSAMUSE.com

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  16. So beautiful. All these colours are so tempting.

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  17. I love the block vases. I want to redo a few spaces in my home but I don't know if I'm ready for a project like that.

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  18. I spent half of my summer in home project, I worked mainly on the living room this time with my husband, repainted the furniture ourselves! Sometime I will show the finished project. I love your choice of citrus feel...although myself I love roses and white.It's always exciting to decorate!

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  19. vibrant! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop xo

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  20. Orange is certainly your color of the moment. Thanks for linking up something orange last week and again this week on the style hop!

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