Guest Picks: Warm Up With Red Accessories

With the gray skies which have enveloped my neck of the woods over the past few months, my eyes really are craving color, and lots of it. Red is a daring choice that can evoke feelings of passion, heat and energy — only what which help us get through these past few months of winter, no more? It is not necessary to use red as a major colour on your space to get the benefits; add a touch here and there to rev up your room and your disposition. — Danyelle from Dandee Designs


Sikar Block Printed Pillow – $268

Nothing is simpler than adding a new throw pillow to your couch or favorite chair. This beautiful choice will give you the color you need and the extra bonus of a fantastic pattern.


Vermelho Dinner Plate – $18

The colored perimeter along these fairly white plates is a easy way to incorporate red in the kitchen.

Mark and Graham

Heart Mug – $26

These mugs were simply too perfect to not contain. Red hearts are certain to brighten up your day.


Capri Blue Jar Candle, Red – $28

We all know that candles provide a great fragrance. When packed up in a daring way, they can also behave as accessories.

West Elm

Dipped Wood Rolling Pin, Red – $19

A rolling pin is generally a very functional item in the kitchen. The nice pop of red on this one takes it out of something which gets stuffed into a drawer to something which I would want to maintain on the counter top.

West Elm

Baggu Bag Collection, Red – $45

I love having extra luggage and totes on hand. This picture color-blocked one would look great hanging on a row of hooks.

West Elm

Newgate Alarm Clock Red – $50

I can’t get enough of this classic aesthetic of this clock. The reddish adds a nice punch.


Task Lamp, Red – $49.95

Possessing sufficient light on hand throughout the darker months is a necessity. This bright red will brighten your space as much in the daylight hours as it will when the sun goes down.


Big Red Metal Bin With Handles – $16.95

Rather than allowing your publications collect on the counter and java table, corral them into this fairly red basket.


Red Stripe Paper Straws – $6.95

Adding a touch of red to your space doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. Place some joyful red and white striped straws in a Mason jar on your kitchen to get an easy decorative touch.

Pottery Barn

Washed Velvet Pillow Cover, Cherry Red – $39.50

Velvet is the wintertime material that is best. It is warm, plush and comfy.


Diner Stool Red – $189

This retro-looking diner stool might easily tuck into the corner of the kitchen to add another chair and a dash of colour.


Provencal Stripe Towels, Red – $19.95

A classic ticking stripe is great in almost any colour, but especially in crimson.

Pottery Barn Kids

Boys’ Cameron Creativity Storage, Red Flat Box – $14

Occasionally adding more colour and dimension to your space is as simple as adding some basic accessories to your bookshelves. These storage containers can help get you somewhat more organized and deliver in the colour you’re craving.

Pottery Barn Kids

Landon Metal Pendant, Red – $69

I love this bright red pendant light! I am thinking that it is the perfect fixture for your kids’ space.

Urban Outfitters

Herringbone Rug, Red – $44

Color and pattern — what more could you ask for in a rug?

Room & Board

Albers’ ‘Study for Homage to the Square’ – $459

Art is just another simple way to add a touch of red. This bit would work good on its own or layered with a few of other complementary bits on a bookshelf or mantel.

Room & Board

Ply Magazine Table, Red – $199

It is always great to have someplace to store your everyday paper and cup of hot cocoa.


Ebb Red Pillow – $24.95

If you’re nervous about adding a solid red pillow into your favorite seat, why not try one using a more subtle colour accent?

The Land of Nod

Faux Leather Chairs Come Standard, Red Pouf – $79

Poufs are fantastic not just for bringing additional seating to a space, but also for earning an accent colour.

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