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Monday 20th February 2017

Style edit: pretty pastels


Pastel hues are set to be a hot trend in 2017, with soft and calming interiors being favoured by designers. These lovely tones exude relaxation, and therefore can be used to create light and tranquil atmosphere in your interior.

They are therefore perfect for rooms which don’t have much natural light, and also bedrooms; adults can happily lay their head surrounded by a mint green wall, whilst soft blue and pink are perfect for children’s rooms!

In particularly soft pinks and powder blues will be prevalent this year, with pale yellow and mint green also coming through. Pantone hinted at this pastel trend late last year with their Day Dreaming home palette – see below! They even described the palette as “a series of pleasant thoughts that distract our attention from the present”; reflecting on our need for home to be escapism from external pressures!

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Here at Red Candy we’re very much on board with the pastel trend – well, what’s not to like?! Pastels are cheerful, relaxing, and easy to add to your existing decor! We’ve put together our favourite top 10 pastel home accessories below – including clocks, side tables and even bins! And you can see our entire Pastel Homeware collection here!

1. LSA Polka Champagne Glasses – Pastels – Set of 4, £29.50

Bring pastels to the party with these gorgeous bubbly flutes from LSA International! Each glass is mouth blown, and hand-painted with a beautiful iridescent pastel sheen.


2. Tepsi Side Table – Blue, £150

Brand new to Red Candy, with stock due later this month, this stunning tray-style table features a charming powder blue table top with matching pastel blue stained hardwood legs!


3. Karlsson Origami Wall Clock – Pink, £40

With its soft pink ceramic face, this gorgeous clock may look like a rather understated affair! But look a bit closer and you will see the beautiful intricacy and folds of the clock face! Also comes in mint green, for extra pastel pizzazz!


4. Karlsson Table Clock Book – Multicolour, £28

This trendy ticker is truly unique: designed to look like three books stood next to each other, with the clock hands bursting out of the middle book. In three different pastel hues – soft pink, powder blue and mint green – this fun-filled design will instantly infuse your interior with calming yet cheerful colour!karlsson-table-clock-book-multicolour-1

5. Newgate Mini Cookhouse Wall Clock – Squeezy Lemon, £35

With a soft yellow case, a sleek chrome-plated bezel, stylised metal hands and a simple but iconic station-style dial, this gorgeous wall clock is the perfect finishing touch to a kitchen design recipe!


6. Tray Side Table – Jade, £25

Understated yet stylish, this versatile tray table makes a charming coffee table, or can stand discreetly and prettily by the sofa.present-time-tray-side-table-jade-1

7. Graceful Cabinet – Two Drawers – Pink, £85

With four drawer fronts painted in different colours, this versatile cabinet can be styled to match your décor, colour theme or mood – perfect for anyone who is yet to be convinced about the pastel trend!


8. Wild and Wolf 746 Phone – French Blue, £37

Tell your friends all about your new pastel blue telephone – on the phone! This style icon from Wild and Wolf will instantly add some retro and pastel charm to proceedings!wild-and-wolf-746-phone-french-blue9. Rainy Pots, £24 each

Add some cheerful colour to your houseplants with these delightful Rainy Pots! These quirky creations are self-watering, with the cute cloud-shaped container emulating natural rainfall – pretty cool huh?

10. Umbra Woodrow Waste Bin – Mint, £20

If you’re adding subtle pastel accents to your room, then don’t overlook your bins as a way of infusing some soft colour into your existing decor! The Umbra Woodrow Waste Bin will add a subtle shade of mint to your interior and will present a cool, refreshing atmosphere.


See our entire Pastel Homeware collection here!

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