*Lyrics from Pretty In Pink by the Psychedelic Furs, used in the final scene of, you guessed it, Pretty In Pink. This song was a gimme, a total cop-out as far as finding interesting songs to quote. Easy, breezy, and retro for a post that makes me feel like I still wished I looked like Molly Ringwald, like River Phoenix is my dream boyfriend, and like all I ever wanted was a pair of Guess? Jeans with zippers at the ankles.
Recently, on facebook, I’ve been admitting an over abundance of pink purchases of late. I mean, the occasional lipstick or nail polish seems reasonable, but when every single thing you gravitated toward in a given week was some shade of pink, well, maybe you’re developing a problem. And when I say you, I mean me. Naturally.
After seeing this post on Design*Sponge I trotted faithfully over to Serena & Lily to investigate the goods more thoroughly. I still have ideas about styling our family bath, and thought that one of those vases would make a lovely addition to the space. Handmade, unique, and includes hot pink? Sold. And, then, since I was already on the site, and since I had a coupon code from ‘liking’ Serena & Lily on facebook, well, I guess my thorough investigation turned into buying. (Of course, they’re having a sale now, so I might have been able to save more if I’d waited a week. D’oh.)
Anyway, my home decor haul, added to my earlier clothing purchases (also on sale, I’ll have you know) gave me a grand total of 8 items of pink pulchritude purchased in just one week. Add that to my flushed, blushing state and you’ve got yourself 9 pink items in one room. But, despite my embarrassment, and awakened memories of junior high school unease, pink makes me happy, so I suppose I oughtn’t be that ashamed. And, our home, while lovely, is starting to feel too serious, so a jolt of pink here and there should bring some lightness, and some energy.
Now, if I could only locate some of that energy and harness it for my own use. Enjoy! xoxo