Soft, Beautiful Sorbet Shades

There’s something really calming and yet, incredibly stylish, about sorbet shades. A bit richer than a pastel hue, these tones are becoming classic colors throughout fashion and home decor.

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Pinks, purples, blues, greens, oranges and yellows all have a thick, sorbet-inspired color to show off. Through wall paint, furniture or accents around the entire house, they will brighten and lighten up any harsh or dull spaces. Check out some of our favorite real-life versions of these gorgeous, sorbet shades!

1. Pink sorbet.

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This rich, gorgeous pink is perfect for surprises. On the backside of the front door or to give the back of a house a nice pop, this shade is fun and flirty. A throw pillow here, a side table there – it’s a great color to play with. It’ll look great amongst artsy spaces, eclectic designs and even in modern, sleek room. It’s sharp enough to make a scene but still light enough to meld well with others.

2. Purple sorbet.

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Light like lavender but touchable like lilac, a purple sorbet is a huge compliment to any room. It looks light and airy with blues and sharp and spring-like paired with some yellows. Personally, I’d take this shade and create a showstopping dining room or crisp guest bathroom. How amazing would a pair of purple sorbet, velvet dining chairs be?

3. Blue sorbet.

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My favorite of the sorbet palette, blue is the best choice for creating serenity in your home. It calms you down and relaxes any heighten senses. So, it truly is perfect for any space you need some relaxing vibes. The kitchen, master bath or even your own bedroom could do well with a soft, blue sorbet shade.

4. Green sorbet.

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Minty and beautiful, this shade of green is alive. I love this option for the patio or breakfast nook as it awakens the day and your senses. Douse your curtains in this rich green or cover an accent wall for a lovely pop of color. Paired with pink the space may become a spring escape but paired with ivories the room may become the most clean, vivacious rooms of the house.

5. Orange sorbet.

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Orange sorbet is another fresh color. And it’s one that looks great year round and works well with a plethora of styles. Covering the foyer or just the guest bed, it’s a touchable, homey shade that gives off just the right amount of design-worthy style. Personally, we think it looks unique and worldly paired with cranberry.

6. Yellow sorbet.

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Who doesn’t love a happy yellow? Bring in the sunshine and natural light of summer by adding some rich yellow sorbet into the house. Although you may not want to go overboard with this tone, it’s similar to the pink sorbet as it looks fantastic in small doses and accenting positions.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on October 2, 2013

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