Inspiration: Navy, Red and White Kids Spaces

May 28, 2014 at 5:01 AM 4 comments

The nursery is a red, white and blue color palatte.  I love the color combo but I think there is a fine line between beautifully coordinated and hokey americana.  I think you really need to use restraint when dealing with the palatte of our nation’s flag.  Here are some inpiration pics of the combo done right:



Elizabeth Dinkel Design

Page 6 Home Beautiful

Little Liberty


Coastal Living






It’s a fun and classic color combo.  I think what I’m liking the most are the room that relied more heavily on the blue and used red sparingly.  Red is a bold color; it’s also a favorite color of mine so I’m trying to use some restraint.  So far, the red in the nursery comes from a red pouf next to the glider and this cute little Janet Hill print in a red frame above the twin bed in the room.

twin bed 2

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  • 1. deborah moore manning  |  May 28, 2014 at 10:35 AM

    Ahhh, that VERY thin line between good taste, great taste and then theres NO taste!! Love your choice for a colour way/and the brass wall lamp adds a bit of depth and richness. . . and the bed is WONderful. Anxious to see the result for Sister!!!

  • 2. Alex  |  May 28, 2014 at 11:48 AM

    Can’t wait to see how this progresses! Molly’s room is blue and red as well but I am not yet finished! Eeekkkk!! Xoxo

  • 3. The Vintique Object  |  May 28, 2014 at 9:45 PM

    Well, if anyone can pull of the look, it is you, my friend! I notice than several of the rooms have variations of blue, including a lighter blue. I think that’s one of the keys to making it feel like full-fledged americana.

  • 4. The Vintique Object  |  May 28, 2014 at 9:47 PM

    Correction: feel LESS like full-fledged americana. 🙂


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