Red has been my favorite color for quite a long time. As a child I loved blue, and during my undergraduate years yellow was my preference, but since then red has endured as my number one color choice. My favorite cut flowers are red,
|Red ginger (from Grow Hawaii)|
as is my favorite flowering garden annual:
My favorite gemstone is the ruby (even though it is not my birthstone):
On the rare occasions when I need a stylish dress, I most often choose a red one like this:
|DKNY red draped jersey dress (from STYLEBOP)|
And on those same rare occasions my makeup of choice will of course include red lipstick and nail polish:
|From Ask the Makeup Doctor|
Naturally red is also my favorite color when it comes to interior design, like the room shown at the top of the page. Here are just a few more examples of red rooms that I love:
|Red living room (from Best Home Designs)|
|Red dining room (from Belle Maison)|
|Red bedroom (from Best Home Interior Design)|
Many people do not care for red interiors as they find the color too overpowering, and I noticed that many of the red rooms on the internet are rather cold-looking (which is surprising since red is one of the warmest colors). However, the photos I chose show that, when the color is used properly, red in a room can be very inviting and easy to live with.
The current red item on my wish list is this luxurious chaise longue:
I just love seeing red!