Wednesday, January 26, 2011

That Salmon Rose Color!

Beautiful room by Joni Webb, Texas decorator, and creator of Cote de Texas (blog)

Table, F.P. Victoria, NEW YORK



Chair, The Pink Door, GREENSBORO, N.C.


Sister's old maisonette, NYC, by my friend Mario


An ode to Gertrude Stein...




Dinner is served!



Oh, how I adore that certain shade of salmon pink, or "summer rose" as my dear client Sue Lynn likes to call it. I first dreamed of this color when I saw a rose in the color. Then I dreamed of louis chairs, upholstered in salmon gauffraged silk velvet - on the antique grey white painted frames! How utterly chic! Tony Duquette had some chairs in this same palette. It is just the most ultra color. It evokes the charm and wit of the eighteenth century.
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Here, I share some favorite images showing this celestial shade. ENJOY! DF *****

3 comments:

  1. Lovely blog...glad I found it! I LOVE salmon/rose.....in fact plan on doing one room in our new home in a salmon, when the sun sets and it takes on that golden warm hue..it is a visual delight!
    I am new to blogging, just started one about three weeks ago about a dream home we are buliding and my love for fine decor and design...please take a look if you have a minute....www.theenchantedhome.blogspot.com

    Thanks!

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  2. Dear E.h.

    Thanks for the nice comment! Am going to see the enchanted home just now! Glad you are now in the blogosphere.

    Dean Farris *****

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  3. E.h!

    Beautiful home you are building! Thanks for the M+O tour as well. Meurice is to die for!

    Dean*****

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