Do you guys ever get “stuck” on a certain color? Where you find yourself compulsively pinning, buying and dreaming in monochrome? That’s what coral has been like for me lately (I suddenly have three coral dresses in my closet!), and I’m still swooning whenever I lay eyes on just the right shade. And I’m definitely not the only one… it’s a pretty hot color right now in interiors and fashion, and for today’s board I’ve combined it with warm shades of caramel for a subtle, sultry welcome-to-summer celebration. Slip on an ikat tunic, set the table with brilliant ceramics and vibrant blooms, and fill mason jars with ice cold greyhounds (my favorite summer drink.) The key is to use an ombré of coral shades – layer grapefruit, peach and watermelon to create the richest tonal affect. What do y’all think of coral for summer? Any other shades you’re obsessing over these days?

Hope you all had a great Easter and Passover weekend – this afternoon I’ll be sharing a few photos from my Easter brunch with the family! xx 

*images: {row 1} sheridan frenchsylvie gil photography via the bride’s cafe, jose villa via style me pretty {row 2} once wed, confections of a foodie bride {row 3} jeffrey cross for heath ceramics, via design*sponge, kiss the groom, via note to self (anyone know original source?), la dolce vita studio via 100 layer cake {row 4}  la dolce vita studio via 100 layer cake ,  jeffrey cross for heath ceramics, via design*sponge, sabo skirt, jose villa.


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  1. 1
    erin | houseofearnest April 9, 2012 at 7:42 am

    absolutely love it! So feminine!

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    Coco Belle Photography April 9, 2012 at 7:49 am

    Love the top and skirt! Very cute color combination!

  3. 3
    Carla April 9, 2012 at 8:21 am

    Absolutely loving this color combo! Perfect for Spring/Summer.

  4. 4
    Mariah | Oh, What Love April 9, 2012 at 9:05 am

    These colors are perfection. I’ve been obsessed with coral lately too.

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    Greetings From Texas April 9, 2012 at 9:23 am

    Caramel and Coral. It even sounds appealing! Digging it!

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    Sandra - If it comes in pink April 9, 2012 at 9:24 am

    I love those colors all together 🙂

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    Patti {easton place} April 9, 2012 at 11:45 am

    Absolutely in love with coral, peach and pink combo this Spring! Totally loving your inspiration board here 🙂

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    delia April 9, 2012 at 11:46 am

    I’m obsessed with nude and blush EVERY spring and summer. Ok more like all year long.

    Love to see your coral dresses in upcoming posts 🙂


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    Platinum Touch Events April 9, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    Coral is definitely one of my favorite spring colors right now! I’m really feeling the coral and aqua color combo…they compliment each other so beautifully!

    • Camille Styles April 9, 2012 at 5:31 pm

      Ooh, I love the idea of aqua with coral… I suppose since coral naturally appears in the ocean, it’s a perfect fit!

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    Charlotte April 9, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    I absolutely adore your blog and this post made my day! it is incredibly beautiful and so interesting to read about! How you come up with so many different yet amazing post ideas is incredible! maybe check out my blogspot?? xxx

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    Patrice April 10, 2012 at 7:59 am

    I’ve been craving the same colors. While the rest of the world has gone crazy for mint, coral and caramel have taken over my wardrobe.

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    Daily Cup of Couture April 11, 2012 at 10:46 am

    I adore this color combination!!! xx