Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Making black pretty


Isn't the black such an interesting and lovely introduction to this room. And so surprising. You don't often associate black with pretty tulle and floral. Nor do you think black as a "soft" colour but it works magically well here. Perhaps that lovely tulle skirt below could work beautifully with black as well...


Room from Pretty Space, tulle skirt from Bonzie. x

30 comments:

  1. Love the dress I would have loved to dance around in that! :)

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  2. The room is like a patchwork quilt of perfection!

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  3. Great photos....the last one is a classic!

    Jeanne:)

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  4. What gorgeous pics - I love the room (and the dress haning from the pic rail) and who hasn't wanted to wear a tutu at some point in their life?? So pretty!!

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  5. Black chandeliers are so chic!!

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  6. loving that black curtain! dramatic without being over the top. :)

    Bre @ http://theredbungalow.blogspot.com

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  7. wow!
    I love that curtain! :-)

    xx,
    A.

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  8. gorgeous room i love everything about that picture...mostly i love the black Chandeliers -so jealous right now :) xx

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  9. oh, there's something about ballerinas isn't there?! takes you back to being a little girl!

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  10. i would never get out of that bed. it is divine. the black adds a great masculine element.wonder if that's one wallpaper or papers one on top of another.love it. could be interesting with so many other papers.

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  11. So divinely beautiful. That tulle skirt is just magical!

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  12. black lace, very pretty - but then all lace is

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  13. i do love a bit of black in a room, probably because i kind of live in black! jx

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  14. oh yes, I'm loving black more and more each day... hope you had a lovely monday, darling! xo

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  15. I have always used a black and white base with Spring time colors, I just love that look. Your images are wonderful, Kathysue

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  16. I love black. It's my favorite color although I rarely admit it.

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  17. The black is perfect for that room. Anything paler would just be too wishy washy. Love it
    Alison

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  18. Black can be such a masculine colour, I've done my home in Black, White & Silver and it feels very modern, but these images are definitely more feminine and beautiful! Love it! :) Hazel

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  19. So perfectly bohemian chic! LOVE it!

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  20. Really lovely pics Kellie. I love the unexpected touch of black, it really makes the room interesting. K xx

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  21. Lovely room, I agree the black works so well with the white. Just beautiful.

    Hope your week is going well, I'm already planning my weekend, lol!! x

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  22. Oh I adore black and white...that pretty much sums up my home...add a splash of colour here and there and it is perfect in everyway. xoxo

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  23. Black can look lovely when paired with the right colours like that picture. It's beautiful. And I would love to own my own tulle skirt.

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  24. I love everything about that picture!!so beautiful..

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  25. Oh, these photos are so gorgeous... The photo with the tulle skirt is just amazing!

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  26. I am so loving tulle, so sophisticated and girly at the same time. And black does go with it so well! That skirt is gorgeous!! Wish I could get away with that at work ;)

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  27. I totally agree. Am in such a black phase right now, and this is very unusual as my DNA is Swedish and truly programmed to crave whites and neutrals.. :)

    Love your pictures. Very inspiring indeed.

    x Charlotta

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  28. Now you're speaking my language.
    I love black in all the right places.
    Allowing it to stand like a groom in his tuxedo.

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  29. i LOVE the ballerina inspiration. that second image is stunning!

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  30. so beautiful - love that top room! dreamy!

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