THE RIGHT PROPORTION
of fruity pastel furnishings and accents turns this cool, shady porch into a warm, comfy retreat. BH&G East Coast Editor Monika Eyers says a 60:30:10 ratio of three neighboring hues keeps the scene tranquil. Light pink covers the largest area for a calm foundation. Yellow appears on
roughly a third of the surfaces for a warm layer, and
small doses of vivid fuchsia add contrast.
REPEATING AMOTIF, LIKETHESE YELLOWAND PINKSTRIPES, CALMSA LOOK.LAMPSSolvinden solar-powered LEDs, from $6;ikea.comWICKER CHAIRCasbah Stacking Chair, $100; pier1.comGARDEN STOOLAbbyson Lacey Floral Cutout Ceramic Stool inCoral, $130; overstock.comMELAMINEPLATESGarden Floral, $39 for four; grandinroad.com