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Retro Hard Edge-Designed Interior Stripes

Now did you think I would go ahead and post that hard-edge design page without actually trying it out myself?

On a whim today (8 days off feels like all the time in the world) I decided to head down to my local hardware store and grab some paint. 2 small cans of it totaled almost $30. I decided on Valspar's Wineberry Blush and Acapulco. Pink and orange are colors that were once directed to NEVER be put together I think in the 50s? but by the 60s lots of rules were broken.

A book I bought almost 2 years ago was a huge inspiration with as far as the interior of my house although it already did look like it has been stuck somewhere between 1969-1974. It's just been a matter of injecting fun colors and cool vintage-like thrift finds over the years which has been done.

This photo is an example  from Living for Today by Karen Fisher (I had to steal these photos from my own Flickr account!):




And of course, I LOVE the rainbow detail here. 
See this blog post for the how to on hard-e…