The walls of my childhood bedroom were bubblegum pink. It was like that when my parents bought the house, and I still remember my dad, telling my older sister and me on the morning of move-in day, that if we both really wanted the pink room, we had to race for it. Hence followed one of the quickest sprints of my not-yet-four-years, and I basked in the glory of that Pepto-Bismal shade for years to come.
Later on my interest in pink waned, and the room has since been painted several times. The color still holds a special place in my heart though, for practicality as well as sentimentality.
In its palest, barely-there form, pink is a great alternative to white; softer and more flattering, and a surprisingly good backdrop for art. On the other end of the spectrum, fuschia or neon pink makes a bold statement in small (or large) doses.
From pale to punchy, here are some of the best ways to use pink on your walls:
What do you think — would you ever paint a room pink, or the memories of Barbie's Dream House too much to overcome?
Images: As linked above