Honeysuckle – 2011 Color of the Year

Bright red-pink and bursting with energy, honeysuckle is dominating home decor trends in 2011. Honeysuckle is a captivating, stimulating color that gets the adrenaline going – perfect to ward off the winter blues. The Color of the Year was chosen by the Pantone Color Institute which largely sets the color standards for the fashion and home industries. Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the institute says “this year’s reddish pink shade lights a fire to your senses and revs you up. The color says we need to be hopeful and think of things that satisfy as many senses as we can.” A striking, eye-catching shade, honeysuckle works well for day and night, and compliments a variety of blues, greens and oranges.

Photo of Bedroom with Honeysuckle - Classic Fauxs and Finishes
Graphic from authentichomeblog.com

The painted stripes in this sample board are very similar to those in the above bedroom. Very bold and definitely not boring!

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