Monochromatic Monday :: Sweet Citrus

Citrus Inspiration Board | Camille Styles

Last weekend Camille and I discovered the best lemonade we’d ever tasted: all natural, hand-crafted Lala’s Lemonade made right here in Austin! We sampled the lavender-infused variety, and I have to admit that ever since that first cold glass I’ve had citrus on the brain. Lemon, lime, orange, or grapefruit — a citrus palette always feels right for spring. These punchy colors look great poolside (or even on a row of bridesmaids!) This year I’m loving a warmer, more muted version of this palette as opposed to last year’s acidic neon. I could see myself forgoing a floral centerpiece for a simple bowl of lemons at my next soirée…  and I’ll be needing an excuse to try out this recipe! What do you guys think? Is a citrus palette as refreshing to you?

image sources: {row 1} what do i wear, the french tangerine, martha stewart weddings {row 2} seasaw designs, stella mccartney, regina relang for harper’s bazaar, acapulco chair from potted {row 3} lemon drop cocktail via quest for delish, martha stewart weddings, not without salt, katie ermilio

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19 Responses to “Monochromatic Monday :: Sweet Citrus”

  1. Quinn Cooper

    Still into the citrus. I agree with you that a more muted palette is cooler and more modern. Almost like a dusty citrus. Can’t wait to make homemade lemonade this summer and add some ice tea for an Arnold Palmer. My fave drink!
    xo Quinn

    Quinn Cooper Style

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    • Jennifer Rose Smith

      Yes, Quinn! You hit the nail on the head. I actually toyed with the idea of naming this board “dusty citrus”! Just talking about Arnold Palmer yesterday while watching the Masters… I need to try his signature drink again!

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  2. Kat Rodriguez

    Citrus colors are synonymous with warmer weather. Invigorating and refreshing!

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    • Jennifer Rose Smith

      I agree, Kat!

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  3. julia [life on churchill]

    Gorgeous. Where we live is completely void of color at the moment (no spring, all snow) this is inspiring!

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    • Jennifer Rose Smith

      Thanks, Julia. Hang in there — I hope spring is on it’s way to you soon!

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    • Jennifer Rose Smith

      Doesn’t it? And much easier to prepare than a floral arrangement, too!

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  4. Lauren

    love this collage– there’s a few alice + olivia items that are citrus themeed that I have been eyeing for some time now! xo

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    • Jennifer Rose Smith

      Ooooh — LOVE alice + olivia! I’ll have to check out their spring 2013 stuff.

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  5. diane smith

    The lemon look is so refreshing. Love the idea of a bowl of lemons & mint, too! D

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    • Jennifer Rose Smith

      Thanks, D!

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  6. Clare Day Flowers

    O.k. one of the most inspiring boards ever. I think I need a cocktail.

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    • Jennifer Rose Smith

      Thanks so much, Clare! Afternoon cocktails are always a good idea in my book… cheers!

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    • Jennifer Rose Smith

      Thank you, Desiree! We always love hearing from you!!!

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  7. Jennifer Rose Smith

    Cool! I usually pair it with white or denim — I’ll have to give tan/taupe a try.

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