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Inspiration: Aqua


You know how sometimes you notice a certain color or a certain piece of furniture 
and then start seeing it everywhere? 
Like every time you look at a room or a photo or a vignette- 
you are drawn to that certain thing or color in it.


This week has been an aqua loving week.




From front doors to shabby beach cottages- aqua is in the spotlight
 and is what has been inspiring me around blog land. I thought I would share 10 of my favorite pins this week- you can find links and more over at my board all about Aqua Love at Pinterest.



A stack of green books- I am in.


This is a little bit darker color but I love the details on this window frame- absolutely gorgeous.


Pale teacups edged in gold? Yes, please.
I actually have a very similar set that I will share sometime.


I am loving the pale shade on these cupboards- unexpected and beautiful


Nothing says aqua like a shingled beach cottage trimmed in white


I love the idea of adding a couple simple pieces
like colorful, bold stools to an otherwise white room for a pop 


Simple, shabby, chippy


That.glass. gorgeous.


One of my favorites- a bold front door.


One more kitchen-
 because- I just love it and especially with that brass hardware

I have a little bit of aqua love going on over here
with those pale bottles I shared recently and 


that chippy bench that is



I am thinking Summer might be the perfect time to add a bit more of that dreamy
 aqua beauty to our home.

Happy Wednesday


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24 comments

  1. I have some soft aqua in my master and I love it. All of you inspiration pics are so pretty.

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  2. I do love this color....it's a very important one in the Southwest USA and I have always loved it

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  3. I do love a touch of aqua in each room. It seems so refreshing. Love these inspirational photos. Thanks!

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  4. OK, having a tad of aqua envy here. In love with that enchanting window! Last spring I bought a vintage aqua wooden scoop. It is inspiration for all sorts of serving ideas from popcorn to fruit. Thanks for the links. I'm off to visit.

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  5. I actually have a chippy aqua bench, although it's tiny. Perhaps I'll post it later. Loving that window! The detail is just magnificent. The aqua on the teacups is lovely too. It's like a whisper. Aqua does work so well with all things chippy and patina-ed (past tense of patina??)

    Lory
    Designthusiasm.com

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  6. my fave colour, it's EVERYWHERE in my house!

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  7. I have to agree...aqua is one of my all-time favorite colors! I have several pops of it in my home..in fact, every time I paint something, I always want to do aqua and have to force myself to use other colors, lol! Your inspiration pictures are beautiful! That window frame, oh.my.gosh!!!!!

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  8. Love this post. I love aqua.

    Blessings! Pamela

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  9. Ok... now I am having a slight aqua crush! Such pretty inspirational pictures Courtney.

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  10. I always love your own flower images the best ;-) I have blue-greens in my house, and have for more than twenty years in one form or another. When you love a color, you just have to live with it!!

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  11. Lovin' it. This post is making me want to go buy something aqua ...or possibly paint something aqua! :)

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  12. Aqua is absolutely awesome. I definitely will have to incorporate it into my home.

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  13. As always, a beautifully curated collection of photos.

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  14. So much snip ration in all the different photos do aqua...
    Love the frame with the kitty on the ledge.

    Inspiring a day shopping at Tiffany's :)
    All boxed up in aqua/Bleu

    Xx
    Dore

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  15. Love both of those kitchens, looks so clean and fresh. The past 2 years, aqua has been creeping into my home also. It's in my wedding china, did a post on it one Christmas.

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  16. I agree with you. On this color can not be missed in the summer..I love it.
    Greetings from Germany
    Tanja

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  17. I was never an aqua person BUT . . . . when we downsized our kitchen counters were aqua . . . . and my hubby is not about to tackle the job of removing them. The kitchen cabinets were installed with the counters and back splash firmly affixed. So . . . I learned to love aqua and started adding it to pieces around the house. I'm glad I can now find accents. Beautiful photos and I love your shabby bench as a photo prop.

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  18. Aqua is my new favorite color! I bought some aqua chalk paint to paint everything in sight with it! Great pictures!

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  19. What a fun post! Every pic was beautiful an inspiring. Aqua is irresistible!

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  20. un colore che rende l'estate meno torrida! belle le idee nelle foto!

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  21. All lovely but oh that kitty on the windowsill ! :)

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  22. Beautiful collection of aqua, Courtney. Love, love, love that last kitchen photo. Yummy.

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  23. Love all of these aqua photos. I did our beach cottage in aqua with blue and green and white. So soothing and restful! Love your bench and the ranunculus! Sigh!

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  24. I want those teacups! Is there a web site where they can be found?

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