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Tangerine Tango touches for your home

Tangerine Tango is Pantone’s color of the year for 2012, but such a bold color can be easily feel overwhelming. Here’s how to incorporate bits of this great color into your home décor without going over the top.

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Each year, Pantone names a color of the year and for 2012, they chose Tangerine Tango — and it’s popping up everywhere.

Here are some of our favorite home accessories if you’d like to play with this bright color.

For the living room

The Orsini Centerpiece Bowl from Crate and Barrel offers the perfect pop of color for your coffee table. With a color this bold, you can leave the rest of your living room accessories fairly neutral and still create a lively room.

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For the office

Adding the Gradiated Stripe Cotton Rug from West Elm to your home office is the perfect way to bring a spot of color to your workspace. Available in sizes from as small as 61 cm wide by 91.4 cm long to as large as 274.3 cm wide by 365.8 cm long, you’re sure to find the perfect size for your space.

For the bedroom

The Molten Spectrum Knobs from Anthropologie bring a hint of this glorious color to your bedroom for a reasonable price. Change out the existing knobs on your dresser with these beauties and fall in love with your furniture all over again.

For the kitchen

These Latte Bowls from Anthropologie will brighten up even the most boring breakfast table. Mix these great bowls in with your everyday white dinnerware and see if you aren’t smiling by the time you’re finished with breakfast.

Imagine how much more fun baking would be if you had this tangerine KitchenAid Artisan stand mixer from Sur la Table. I’m certain that if I had this gorgeous mixer, it would never be put away.

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For the bathroom

These fabulous bath towels from the Company Store offer just the right amount of color for the bathroom. Amidst a sea of white and neutrals, these thirsty towels with simple stripes of color won’t overwhelm you in a small space.

Whether you can envision adding Tangerine Tango to every room of your house or you think you’d like to add just bits of it in one room, these fun accessories will certainly add life to your home.

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