When pastels ignite excitement..

Pastels have always uplifted me.. I remember my biased attention towards lilies and lavender while I explored the hills in my childhood. Hydrangea make excellent flower arrangements which have a pastel hints to them. There was a time when pastels were associated only with nurseries but now their visibility is increasing and can be spotted more often. To me, they are very close and attainable and I have picked up few pieces in pastels and neutrals to give a new dimension to festive collections.

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There’s always red and then there is a pastel colour..
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I find these peach petals adding jewel tones in a subtle way..making this arrangement stand out..

 

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One of my favourite picks from a recent trip..this elephant with hints of pastel in stone finish maintains it’s character and  makes a  fantastic festive accessory..
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Architecture inspires me to a great extent. Captured early in the morning by my friend, this vintage building from my Alma-mater stole the show with its pastel hues..

 

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The traditional handicraft work can look equally beautiful in whites and creams..

 

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My mum, who is 65 years now, painted this in pastels which has a calming effect..

 

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Pastels make more beautiful accent walls..without missing the festive feel..
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The maroon fabric just makes the base of this table spread. It is made in tissue with  Zardozi that is a kind of embroidery . An off-white piece but a great pick for any festive season.
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Some flowers don’t lose their fragrance even when they dry..I suppose style should possess the same character of being delicate and powerful…

So, this is about it. I am sure, pastels make a great festive look as well. They possess the delicacy and can ignite the excitement. Enjoy them around you and a happy festive season ahead.

Happy decorating.. :))

 

 

 

 

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