05/30/2013 05:52 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

8 Ways To Decorate With Pink That Won't Remind You Of Pepto-Bismol (PHOTOS)

Decorating with pink conjures up ideas of frilly pillows and girly accessories. But, in actuality, this hue can be chic and dare we even say masculine -- used in the right combination, of course. Add it as a surprising accent color in an otherwise neutral space or pair it with a complimentary color so it vibrates.

All we know is, we need a little pink in our lives! So, scroll through for eight foolproof ways to incorporate it in your own home.

1. A soft petal pink is a fabulous backdrop to neutrals and pops of deep jewel tones.

2. A tiny pop of bright fuchsia in a surprising location, like the back of a bookshelf, makes an otherwise white room sing.

3. Pink, black and white is a timeless palette, perfect for a bedroom.

4. A touch of light pink softens a cool, modern space.

5. No one ever said kitchens can't be pink.

6. Don't forget your outdoor living space. Pink rocks in the garden.

7. Pink and navy is a classic and tailored combination.

8. Little girls' nurseries don't have to be babyish. Try pairing pink with charcoal for a sophisticated approach.

Are you considering repainting your space yourself? Read these tips for a stress-free project.

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