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Dec 22, 2013

Winter decor: Pretty pastels

By: Samantha Battistone

Winter decor: Pretty pastels Author: Style At Home

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Dec 22, 2013

Winter decor: Pretty pastels

By: Samantha Battistone

Keep your home looking as fresh as the falling snow by adding some pretty pastels to your space this winter. These ten beautiful decor accessories will help add colour to any space in a sophisticated way.
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1 Toss cushions
Toss cushions are an inexpensive way to add a pop of colour or incorporate the newest trends into your home. This quilted pillow cover from Zara Home looks great paired with neutral decor accessories in a living room or bedroom. Pink quilted pillow cover, Zara Home, $39.90. decor-pastel-cakestand.jpg
2 Cake pedestal
A pretty cake pedestal is a great way to display and serve delicious desserts, but it can also serve many other purposes. Place a pedestal on a bathroom counter to hold hand soap, as a centre piece to display candles or even as part of a diy vintage winterscape. The cool mint green shade is versatile enough to work with any decor palette. Milk glass cake plate, Minted, $65.
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3 Bedding
A warm and cozy duvet cover is a winter time necessity. What better way to enjoy snow covered trees while staying warm than with this Winter Woods duvet cover from West Elm. The duvet depicts a wintry forest scene against a muted backdrop in the perfect frosty blue. Winter woods douvet cover and shams, West Elm, $21.17 - $99.16. decor-pastel-plates.jpg
4 Dishware
White tabletop accessories are always in style, but when everything is covered in white outside, update your dishware with something a little more fun. Colourful dishes add a playful and stylish touch to any tabletop, reminding you that spring is just around the corner. Forsla dishware, IKEA, prices vary. decor-pastel-mirror.jpg
Photography courtesy of Joe Kim/TC Media

5 Wall mirror
A hanging mirror can take on a whole new look with a fresh coat of paint. This consignment shop mirror was transformed from traditional to trendy by updating its dark wood colour to a pretty pastel shade. See the before and after created by Catherine Therrien our Style at Home managing editor and resident crafter, here. decor-pastel-violet-vase.jpg
6 Flower vase
The ombre effect of this vase gives a subtle hint of colour while showcasing beautiful fresh or fake floral arrangements. Perfect for displaying on an open shelf, fireplace mantel or dining room table . Ombre purple vase, CarriageOakCottage, Etsy, $23.
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7 Vanity tray
Use this delicate lace cut vanity tray to display jewellery or as a catch-all in your entryway. The colour is subtle yet adds just the right amount of pop. Keep this tray out all year long by incorporating accessories of the season like gold baubles in the winter or flower pots in the spring. Cut lace vanity tray, Urban Outfitters, $24. decor-pastel-placemat.jpg
8 Placemats
Bring your table setting to life with bright, eye catching placemats. These pink placemats look great on their own, or with matching napkins. Pair with gold flatware or all-white tabletop accessories, the ombre effect of these placemats will look great on any table. Oxley pink placemats, Crate&Barrel, $3.94 each. decor-pastel-tablecloth.jpg
9 Table cloth
Brighten up your kitchen or dining table with a frosty blue tablecloth. With its whimsical floral pattern it's the perfect complement to a feminine chic living space. Magnolia Jacquard tablecloth, Anthropologie, $68. decor-pastel-trees.jpg
10 Festive accessories
Create your own winter wonderland with a few simple winter decor accessories. These mini glitter trees from Target reflect light, making any room glisten and sparkle. Foam tree in blue (15" and 19"), Target, $10 - $12.  
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