Elevate Your Home with Soothing Pastel Colors


In this article, we’ll be taking a look at what pastel colors are and why they’re so popular. We’ll also discuss how to use them in your home design to create a soothing and relaxing space that’s perfect for relaxing or entertaining.
Pastel colors are soft tones of blue, green, pink and yellow that are often used in interior design because they have a calming effect on people. They’re also easy on the eyes–so if you’re looking for something with more subtlety than bright colors but still want something eye-catching enough to make an impact without being too loud or distracting from other elements in your room (like furniture), then pastels might be right up your alley!

Living Room Inspiration

  • Accent wall. A soft and soothing pastel color can be used as an accent wall in your living room.
  • Furniture and accessories. You can add some softness to your living room by adding furniture pieces in pastel colors like lavender, mint green or light blue. You can also add some accessories such as lamps, pillows or blankets that have these colors on them for extra touches of softness and coziness!
  • Flooring and rugs: If you want something more subtle than painting an accent wall in one of these colors then consider using it as flooring instead! This will help tie together all the different elements of your design without being too noticeable at first glance but still having enough impact when someone looks closely enough at what’s been done here (or just walks through).
  • Metal Accent. Adding metallic accents to your living room is an easy way to introduce an industrial touch. Look for decorative metal objects such as clocks, sculptures or candle holders to add interest and texture to your space.

Bedroom Inspiration

  • Wall art
  • Headboards
  • Bedding and pillows
  • Curtains and drapes

Kitchen Inspiration

  • Cabinets: The cabinets in this kitchen have a soft, warm tone that works well with the pastel colors. The wood looks like it would be easy to clean and maintain.
  • Countertops: The countertops are made of quartzite, which is a natural stone that’s durable and easy to clean (and also beautiful).
  • Appliances: These stainless steel appliances look modern but also fit into the overall theme of this space because they’re not too bright or flashy–they’re subtle enough not to distract from all those lovely pastel hues!
  • Backsplash: In addition to adding style points, backsplashes help protect walls from damage caused by cooking splatters or water spills; this one adds texture as well as color with its geometric pattern.* Lighting: Lighting is key when creating any room design because it can change how you see everything else around you; here we see soft white pendants paired with colorful pendants over each island station so there isn’t just one dominant color scheme throughout this entire space

Bathroom Inspiration

Your bathroom is a great place to experiment with pastel colors. You can use them on fixtures, tiles and mirrors. Bathtubs, showers and vanities are also good choices for this color scheme.

Outdoor Inspiration

Outdoor Inspiration

  • Patio furniture. If you’re looking for a way to add some color to your patio, why not try out one of these colorful chairs? They’re sure to make any party more fun!
  • Landscaping. If you have a garden or lawn, consider adding some plants that will brighten up the area with their vibrant shades. You can also add some decorative pieces like this sculpture here–it’ll look great in any setting!
  • Outdoor lighting. Whether it’s string lights on an outdoor tree branch or lanterns hanging from trees around your backyard pool area, having some sort of lighted decor can really enhance the mood when entertaining guests during warm summer nights (or cold winter ones).

Furniture and Accessories

  • Furniture pieces:
  • Decor:
  • Rugs and pillows:
  • Throws:
    Artwork can be a great way to add color to your home. If you’re looking for something that’s not too bold or bright, try looking at artwork with pastel tones in it!


Lighting is a great way to create a cozy feeling in your home. It’s also an easy way to add color and style without having to paint the walls or buy new furniture.
Lighting can be used as a focal point in any room, but it’s especially important in bedrooms where you want to feel relaxed and comfortable when you’re getting ready for bed at night. Here are some ideas on how lighting can help turn your bedroom into a soothing sanctuary:

  • Ceiling lights – These provide general illumination for the whole room and should be placed above eye level so they don’t cast shadows on your face while reading or sleeping
  • Wall sconces – These offer accent lighting for specific areas such as nightstands or shelves with books; try using several different kinds of lamps together so there’s always something interesting going on!
  • Lamps – These come in all shapes and sizes–from floor lamps (great for reading) up through chandeliers (great when hosting parties). They’re also easy ways for decorating because most lamps come pre-wired; just plug them into an outlet near where they’ll go then voila! Instant mood setter

Tips for Incorporating Pastel Colors

When it comes to incorporating pastel colors in your home, there are a few tips that can help you get the most out of them.

  • Mix and match: If you’re looking for a way to add more color without going overboard, try mixing different shades of pastels together. This will create a more cohesive look for your space without being too overwhelming or busy.
  • Use neutrals: Pastels work best when paired with neutral elements like wood flooring, white walls and natural fabrics such as linen curtains or cotton rugs. These neutral elements help ground the space so that all eyes are drawn toward those lovely pastel accents instead of being distracted by other details in the room (like bright turquoise carpeting!). The result is an elegant yet cozy atmosphere where everyone feels comfortable relaxing at home after work each day!


In this article, we’ve discussed some ideas for using soft and soothing pastel colors in your home. The key is to make sure that the color palette you choose is cohesive and consistent with your overall design aesthetic. If you’re not sure what colors would work best in your space, it might be helpful to hire an interior designer or decorator who can help you select the right shades of paint or furnishings for each room of your home.
If you’re ready to take on this project yourself but need some guidance along the way, check out our blog post on how to choose paint colors!