HOME
01/29/2013 08:35 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Lucille Ball's Backyard Offers Dreamy Pastel Color Inspiration (PHOTO)

We're always looking to the past for ideas and color inspiration -- after all, what goes around comes around. So when we saw this vintage photo of Lucille Ball in her Los Angeles garden in 1957, we immediately were drawn to the fabulous hues befitting of the world's most famous redhead.

We love how the light salmon fringed patio umbrella and cushions are anchored by the house's deep indigo shutters. And that plush sea foam green chaise lounge -- yes please! Wouldn't this color combination be perfect for a cheerful living room or ethereal bedroom?

color palette inspiration

Getty Photo

So take a color cue from Lucy, and click through the images of modern products in these inspiring shades.

Have something to say? Check out HuffPost Home on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram.

**

Do you have a home story idea or tip? Email us at homesubmissions@huffingtonpost.com. (PR pitches sent to this address will be ignored.)

CONVERSATIONS