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Rachel's "New Avocado" Room

New Avocado




Birmingham, Alabama



Colors Used

Avocado (New Avocado by Valspar), turquoise, light blue, and pink

Color Inspiration

I tend to gravitate towards blues and greens, and this particular shade of green had me at hello. I didn't have a plan in mind when I picked it, but I loved it so much that I just went with it and knew I'd figure out how to make it work. I've continued to add things that made the room feel happy.

Color Tips

Choose colors that make you happy and the rest of the room will fall into place.

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Comments (14)

where did you get those lamps? i love them!

posted by sarahbru on November 10, 2011 at 9:46am
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My absolute favorite so far! Very real, very charming, and the use of color is spectacular.

posted by princessavi on November 10, 2011 at 8:06am
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posted by ashley.c.cline on November 10, 2011 at 8:49am
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Echo the above - so charming! Way to represent!

- Also in Alabama ;)

posted by minuet42 on November 10, 2011 at 8:53am
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I love all of your frames!!

posted by graciegirl82 on November 10, 2011 at 2:39pm
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the London tube map framed is super-cute!

posted by lwyrgrl1 on November 10, 2011 at 3:54pm
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fun and vibrant use of color yet the room is really peaceful! love it and the lamp!

posted by A_Glorious on November 10, 2011 at 4:36pm
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Thanks y'all!

The lamps were a Home Goods find.

posted by RachelQ on November 10, 2011 at 4:47pm
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love it! not cluttered and over done!

posted by sesteadman88 on November 10, 2011 at 9:12pm
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I like not only the color, but how the half circle on the bed mimics the shape of pit to enhance the idea of avocado.

posted by LizU on November 10, 2011 at 10:55pm
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I did add this one to my favorites, because I love how simple it is & I love the colors. However, the headboard w/ the bedding isn't working for me. I can't put my finger on it though.

posted by HelloMoe on November 11, 2011 at 2:21pm
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i love this room also and have added it to my favourites, so i am not here to criticize at all but in response to HelloMoe I agree that the only thing I find "off" about the room is the headboard, and I think it just climbs too high off the wall. The bed area might look better with a shorter headboard.
That being said, this room is awesome! I like the little bookcase with class doors, where is that from?? Also live the quilt bedspread.

posted by noticetothepublic on November 12, 2011 at 8:46pm
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*too high up the wall

posted by noticetothepublic on November 12, 2011 at 8:46pm
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Refreshing and homey!

posted by kbfromlb on November 13, 2011 at 11:46am
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